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Automotive Management Live
3 Apr 2017
The UK’s top 50 independent dealers added £300 million to total revenues for 2015, but year-on-year growth has fallen to 9% from 24% last year.
Many of the world’s most famous Ferraris have passed through the Hertfordshire showrooms of the Cottingham family’s DK Engineering.
3 Oct 2016
Putting data at the heart of your stocking policy will reap richer rewards than relying on gut instinct alone.
Independent car dealers rely on repeat business, making managing customer relationships crucial.
The digital route to marketing is increasingly important, but other channels can be equally effective. The experts point the way to a proven strategy.
The target-driven used car salesmen of yesteryear are being replaced by dealership ambassadors, who ‘consult’ with their customers rather than ‘closing’ them.
13 Jun 2016
The UK's 50 biggest independent car dealers have carved out more than their fair share of sales from a record used car market, but growth is slowing.
There are gaps in the UK market for used car dealers to exploit.
30 Dec 2015
Franchised car dealers may think soaring registrations are bad for warranty sales. Not so, say suppliers.
27 Nov 2015
Sales on Facebook and Twitter are still rare, but with 38 million social media accounts in the UK, independents would be short-sighted to ignore them
23 May 2017, Competitive basic + Bonus + Company car
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