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All ADM Blog Posts Tagged 'shopping' (76)

The Cross-Device Shopping Journey: Part II

Bridging the Cross-Device Gap

For consumers, the car shopping journey has morphed into an online, cross-device journey. Now that you’re able to appeal to consumers who are taking the cross-device journey to purchase their vehicles, it’s important to continue that momentum by bridging the gap and pulling more consumers into your dealership. As discussed in Part I, it’s…


Added by Joseph Little on November 13, 2015 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Showrooming: Is it Affecting Your Dealership?

What Is Showrooming? 

Showrooming, according to, is purchasing an item online, or elsewhere, after looking at and inspecting the item in-store.

In other words, consumers will…


Added by Joseph Little on November 9, 2015 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Do More Firefighters At A Fire Cause More Fire Damage? Rethinking Attribution

When thinking about attribution, it would make everyone’s lives much simpler if there was a straight line between marketing, conversion and a sale. As car buyers increasingly…


Added by David Metter on September 30, 2015 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

FCA Must Buy Back 500,000 Trucks: Opportunity Awaits

In the largest buy back action in U.S. history, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Fiat-Chrysler America (FCA) have agreed that, in addition to paying a $105 million fine, FCA will offer to buy back 500,000 RAM pickup trucks from consumers. The value FCA has to pay consumers for…


Added by Chris Miller on August 7, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Mobile Shoppers are Serious. Here's How to Connect With Them.

If your dealership has a mobile website, you are probably aware that 30 to 50 percent of your total website traffic are mobile users. You also know these mobile users are performing actions with their smartphones that are aligned with serious shopping behavior. In a…


Added by David Metter on August 7, 2015 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Is Showrooming Stealing?

Consumers have been showrooming in retail stores for quite some time now and, while many retailers don’t like it, they’ve pretty much resigned themselves to the fact that it’s going to happen.  However, one surprising argument posted in…


Added by David Metter on June 12, 2015 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

Is the Internet An Enemy To Car Dealerships?

A 2014 study by Autotrader showed that consumers are visiting fewer dealers in their car shopping than ever before. This is certainly a by-product of the availability of information. No longer do consumers have to visit multiple dealerships to find the right vehicle. They simply sit in front of their…


Added by David Metter on June 5, 2015 at 5:00am — 9 Comments

Putting Showrooming In Perspective

As a husband and father to 5 daughters, the cartoon above is, at times, a pretty accurate description of my life. I’m sure all men in similar situations have found that couch or chair they inevitably get placed in while the females in their lives try on shoes, clothes or whatever they may…


Added by David Metter on May 12, 2015 at 10:51am — No Comments

The Millennial Mistake: Detroit’s Absence From Hollywood executives recently analyzed the difference in how Hollywood leverages cars today versus during the 1970s and ‘80s. The difference is obvious.

During the 1970s and ‘80s, Hollywood went to great lengths to showcase iconic cars and trucks in popular TV shows and movies.

  • The A-Team van
  • Magnum P.I.’s Ferrari
  • Smokey and the Bandit’s Trans-Am
  • Herbie The Love Bug

Since the late 1990s,…


Added by John Sternal on April 29, 2015 at 8:02am — No Comments

Uber Costs vs. Low Mileage Lease

Assuming you drive just under 10,000 miles per year, does it truly make more sense to Uber everywhere compared with car leasing?

There has been some…


Added by John Sternal on April 22, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Swapalease Selects WeGoLook for Lease Transfer Auto Inspections

Swapalease announces WeGoLook as their exclusive auto inspection company for lease transfers.

Consumers looking to purchase lease takeovers will utilize WeGoLook to complete auto inspections prior to the transaction.

WeGoLook announces it has…


Added by John Sternal on April 15, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments


Volatility Remains for Lease Applicants Due to Increased Attention on Secondary Market


CINCINNATI, OHIO (April 14, 2015) –, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports lease credit approvals for March tumbled to just 60.0% of lease transfer applicants, with the 2015 average off the average healthy pace at just 63.4%.


Lease credit approval volatility has been apparent over the last six months, with every other month surging above or below…


Added by John Sternal on April 14, 2015 at 6:16am — 1 Comment

Live Video Walkarounds: Are they Worth the Effort?

While most forms of digital marketing offer some value to dealers, the one constant has – and always will be – the better your inventory merchandising, the higher your sales.

In the digital world, your merchandising takes place on your VDP Pages, making your VDP Pages one of (if not “the”) most valuable…


Added by Timmy D. James on April 13, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Trucks Add Fuel To Lease Fire, the nation's largest online lease marketplace, compared truck inventory and consideration data from 2014 against 2012 and found that there has been a significant increase in the number of shoppers driving truck leases, and those looking for truck…


Added by John Sternal on February 20, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments


CINCINNATI, OHIO (January 28, 2015) – In truth, there may not be 50 different shades, but 80% of the cars and trucks in the auto lease marketplace are in the gray family (including white and black)., the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, analyzed colors of its entire online ecosystem and discovered that the grayscale dominates the automotive landscape.

Specifically, the colors black (31.4%), white (19.6%), silver (13.1%), dark grey (9.1%) and grey…


Added by John Sternal on January 28, 2015 at 6:37am — No Comments

2014 LEASE CREDIT APPROVALS FINISHED WITH TURBULENT APPROVAL LEVELS, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, reports lease credit approvals for 2014 ended with a rate of 69.0%, down from the 2013 approval rate of 77.7% approvals. December 2014 specifically ended with a monthly approvals rate of 60.9%, down from the previous December that saw 73.3% approvals in 2013.

“The year ended much the same way it progressed, with turbulence as the approvals theme for the entire 2014 campaign,” said Scot Hall, Executive Vice President of…


Added by John Sternal on January 22, 2015 at 6:48am — No Comments

Still Healthy Demand For Some Smaller Cars Despite Low Gas Prices, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, analyzed four of today’s most popular fuel-sippers against four of today’s most popular large trucks/SUVs to see if low gas prices are impacting consumer demand. The company analyzed search and consideration data from 2013 against 2014, when gas prices fell continuously through the end of the year.

The analysis showed that some small cars remained in healthy demand, while others did not. The analysis showed the same for…


Added by John Sternal on January 20, 2015 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Active And Moving Ahead

Hello and welcome to this week’s Used Car Market Report with insight from Black Book. Our editors have been extremely busy over the past few weeks since the start of the calendar year. The short lull in the auction business during the holidays has dealers and remarketers chomping at the bits to do business. And overall, the greatest interest right now seems to cover the vehicles that each year are very…


Added by Black Book on January 19, 2015 at 8:47am — No Comments

TV Shows Have Made Us Better Car Negotiators

Below are some stats from a recent survey you might find interesting from a December online survey that was presented to 2,500 people across U.S. and Canada.

54.8% of men said they do not look forward to environments where negotiation takes place (66.7% of women).

However, while 32.5% of men said TV shows like Pawn Stars, Storage Wars and American Pickers have made them better negotiators, 78.2% of women said the…


Added by John Sternal on January 14, 2015 at 1:33pm — No Comments

SURVEY: AMERICANS WANT USED CAR AND TRUCK LEASE OPTIONS, the nation’s largest car lease marketplace, unveiled results of its latest survey showing that 82% of drivers across the U.S. would consider getting a used car or truck lease that was three years old. is studying the consumer appetite for used leasing and presented an online survey in front of 2,500 drivers across the country during November, 2014.

One of the benefits of a used lease would include a lower monthly payment, and approximately a third of…


Added by John Sternal on January 8, 2015 at 1:45pm — No Comments

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