Dealership Operations

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22nd September, 2015 · Dealership Operations Who Makes The Money In A New vehicle Sale?
It will hardly be news to our readers to say that new car Dealers operate on very slim margins. What’s not fully understood by non-Dealers is who makes the most from the sale of a...
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22nd September, 2015 · Dealership Operations Protecting the goodwill of your dealership
In the previous edition of Automotive Dealer, I discussed who owns the goodwill in your dealership and concluded that there is a reasonable legal basis for the proposition that the franchisee/Dealer does. In this article,...
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22nd September, 2015 · Dealership Operations Driving succession in your motor dealership
When we ask our motor dealership clients about their succession plan, many of them believe that succession planning is simply passing the ownership of the business onto one or more children. However, when we delve...
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22nd September, 2015 · Dealership Operations Dealer Perception does not reflect reality
The public has long held the impression of car salespeople as untrustworthy, and despite Dealers’ best efforts, this unfortunately remains the case. The AADA and Automotive Dealer are determined to change this perception and bring...
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22nd September, 2015 · International Oversupply Effect Costing Dealers
The global problem that is the oversupply of new cars is directly and negatively impacting automotive retailers, driving down the transactional gross on each sale. Most readers will be familiar with the story that broke...
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22nd September, 2015 · Dealership Operations The Threat of Termination of an Automotive Dealership
There is no greater threat to a Dealer’s investment in their dealership business than the threat of termination. The threat can occur in a variety of circumstances, all of which are very serious. Termination means...
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