If you own, say, a Ford store, the new Fords you sell are exactly the same as every new Ford sold by every other Ford dealer. The manufacturers come in every few years and force, coerce, and cajole their dealers into spending millions on building shiny new facilities on a standard platform, so your dealership even looks like every other dealership. Internet shopping, … [Read more...] about Your Dealership’s Not So Secret Marketing Weapon
Let me guess — you’re on the upswing. How do I know this? Car Dealerships Everywhere Are Crushing It Right Now. It all comes down to two incredible things that happened this year. Pent up demand and inventory shortages. After suffering through financial losses caused by the lockdowns, car dealers are now seeing record-breaking sales and record-making profit. It doesn’t matter … [Read more...] about The Real False-Positive of Selling Cars During a Pandemic
We all know that unlike most things, wine gets better with age. This is because of a complex chemical reaction among sugars, acids and substances known as phenolic compounds. In time, this chemical reaction can affect the taste of wine in a way that gives it a better flavor with the years. But what do wine and marketing have in common? Well, aside from the fact … [Read more...] about Why Automation Is Like Fine Wine – and the Data Thereto
For many automotive retailers, the importance of your website has never been clearer than during COVID-19. As economic shutdowns and social distancing measures prevented your customers from visiting the store in person, people turned in record numbers to the digital retail experience. Your website should function as your virtual showroom ─ the foundation of your dealership’s … [Read more...] about What Does Website Downtime Actually Cost Your Dealership?
The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered the worst global economic downturn since the Great Depression in the 1930s. Posting the fiscal deficits larger than those during the 2008 global financial crisis, countries around the world have come up with a series of measures to stimulate the economy. The worst economic downturn is still underway. Some countries are fortunate enough to … [Read more...] about Need Some Support? Hyundai Capital Offers Dealers & Customers Worldwide COVID-19 Support Programs