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UK car production was down 4% in September, the probable cause being given as Brexit uncertainty.
This was in spite of a general growth in Britain’s manufacturing industry. The Markit/CIPS purchasing managers’ index (PMI) for July, August and September were 55.3,…
Added by Robert Martin on December 7, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Irvine, CA –November 28, 2017 – The auto dealership Buy/Sell market…Continue
Added by Crystal Hartwell on November 28, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments
But what effective creativity means in 21st-century dealership advertising is something very different than it was…
Added by Ralph Paglia on October 19, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments
The average American worker spends 26 minutes commuting to and from work each day.
And while that may not seem too bad on the surface, this adds up to about nine days each year that the average commuter spends in a car, on the bus, or on the train. Seventeen percent of us…
Added by Kevin Root on October 12, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments
The market for selling a used car is a constantly evolving one. It requires you to be completely aware of what works in order to implement the right strategies.
Selling a used car is, in many cases, better than trading. That being said, getting a good price on it may require more than just putting it on the market. You would need to have an effective marketing plan to ensure that you get the best deal.…Continue
Added by Kent Charlie on May 17, 2016 at 10:23pm — No Comments
You’ve worked hard to ensure you have the best professionals in the business working at your dealership, so it makes sense that you’ll continue working hard to give them the edge they need when it comes to connecting with shoppers, creating relationships, and boosting sales. But things…Continue
As Generation Z grows into a larger-purchase generation, it’s important for your dealership to take notice of the ways this younger generation of shoppers prefers to tackle the marketplace. The way they shop, research, and connect with businesses will affect the way your dealership chooses to communicate with and market to…Continue
Added by Joey Little on January 15, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Going thrifting is one of the most fun and in addition most frustrating things around.
You feel like you’re saving time and money and really receiving a handle on your new way of living and then suddenly, bam, it’s a disaster and you run out of room within your car and you just feel…
Added by Rahul Paul on January 12, 2016 at 11:00pm — No Comments
We’re millennials, and we have the world at our fingertips, quite literally. We’re not great at waiting for anything, and if we don’t have to, we won’t. We like to keep our options open, and we’re not afraid to explore new brands, updated styles, and fresh trends; and…Continue
Added by Joey Little on January 8, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Internet users, marketers, and the consumer industry are overwhelmed when it comes to the number of social media platforms available to them today. There is a seemingly endless number of outlets and websites consumers visit to interact and get…
Added by Joey Little on January 7, 2016 at 1:23pm — No Comments
Today’s consumers are more educated than ever, and that plays an enormous role in how they interact with your dealership and what they expect when they set foot onto your showroom floor. It’s important your dealers are prepared to interact with a generation that has access to endless information online and prefers utilizing it by researching their options…Continue
Added by Joey Little on November 18, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments
You’ve heard quite a bit about millennials, Gen Xers, and earlier generations. Now it’s time for Generation Z to get some time in the spotlight. Gen Z is…Continue
Added by Joey Little on November 5, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
There’s not a dealership around that hasn’t noticed the changes today’s consumers have brought to the marketplace. The differences between shopping trends of the past and the way people want to do business…Continue
Added by Joey Little on November 2, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Is Your Multicultural Marketing Strategy the Best it Can Be?
As with every aspect of your marketing plan, when you look at multicultural marketing, it’s necessary to…Continue
Added by Joey Little on October 29, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments
As marketers, we are often guilty of planning, thinking, structuring—and then planning some more. After all, it’s part of our jobs to analyze the consumer market and deliver targeted messaging in a way that will effectively resonate with a specific audience. But…Continue
Added by Joey Little on September 22, 2015 at 2:54pm — No Comments
Currently, the automotive industry is at an all time high for vehicles sold. Yet, as the old saying goes, what goes up must come down. Our team is confident not only in ourselves, but our clients as well. We are watching the stock market closely in anticipation of a curveball headed our way.
Added by Paul Potratz on September 10, 2015 at 6:17am — No Comments
Employees are the lifeblood of your dealership and have the most impact on your customer loyalty. If that sentence made you cringe, you probably aren’t doing all you can to ensure your employees are actively engaged and have the tools and guidance necessary to fully do their jobs. Marketing to…Continue
Added by Joey Little on August 24, 2015 at 3:31pm — No Comments
As marketers and businesses reach out to Hispanic consumers, one thing is clear: the range of shopping behaviors and attitudes among this segment of the population varies greatly depending on several factors. Shoppers show preferences based on factors such as what is being purchased, why they are purchasing,…Continue
Added by Joey Little on August 18, 2015 at 8:07am — No Comments
Think about the brands that reach you and catch your attention, whether television ads, ink and paper, or online. How do they speak to you? How do they approach you as a consumer? Chances are, your favorite products are delivered to you courtesy of companies that have taken considerable time and…Continue
Added by Joey Little on August 17, 2015 at 11:07am — No Comments
Everyone knows they need to market to Hispanic consumers, and if you don’t know, here’s a little secret: You need to market to Hispanic consumers!
Here’s quick run-down of why:
Added by Joey Little on August 11, 2015 at 8:07am — No Comments