A sandwich shop, a leasing company, a beauty salon, and a property business are just four ways dealers have created revenue streams and boosted footfall.
Pressures on car dealerships are increasing, but for those that are willing to change their business model and diversify, there are opportunities.
Car buyers welcome choice and dealer profits benefit from personalisation, but does that variety slow down deals and are US-style stocking levels the answer?
How car dealers can craft their messages for individuals and deliver them how and when each person wants.
While apps are no substitute for a good website, they can build trust and increase engagement and retention.
As the price of new cars becomes more transparent, dealers will need to develop other distinguishing factors to gain the upper hand in the market.
When it comes to knocking a dealer down on price, most car buyers would rather avoid the hassle.
Classified sites believe telling car buyers how good (or not) a price is will boost sales and build trust, but some dealers fear it will drive down prices.
Stock market flotations offer huge opportunities, but retailers need to make sure they are prepared, Superdry's Chas Howes told the AM Executive Breakfast Club.
What do car dealers need to know to use social media effectively and efficiently? We ask eight experts for their best practice advice.
Automotive Management Live: Where franchised and independent dealers will find everything they need to know about operating a modern showroom and service and repair facility fit for the digital age.
When: November 7 2019
Where: Birmingham NEC
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