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Interview with Danny Zaslavsky of Country Hill Motors

Country Hill Motors, a locally-owned, family-operated, and independent used car dealership serving the greater Kansas City area, was founded in 1984 by Josh Buterin, who was joined in business several years later by John Zaslavsky. Throughout the 198
Sep 3, 2019

Interview with Kelly Levesque of Capitol City Honda

Capitol City Honda is a locally-owned family business in Olympia, Washington, the state capital of Washington and sixty miles south of Seattle. Ed McCarroll, a native of Canada, proudly became a U.S. citizen in 1953 and was a partner in several car d
May 29, 2019

Beware of the Terms of Your OEM’s Approval of a Franchise Relocation Request

Dealers are required to seek the approval of their manufacturer in order to relocate their franchise to a more desirable location. In most states, the manufacturer has full discretion as to whether to approve or deny that request. In some states, the
May 29, 2019

Digital Dealer 26 Recap

DD26 could have been subtitled, The Marketeers Strike Back. I believe I counted 104 sessions, 62 of which (60%) were dedicated to marketing and/or advertising of some sort. Out of the 148 vendors who supported the event, 85 self-identified as compani
Apr 26, 2019

How Subscription Models Can Affect Dealership Valuation

Can the trend in dealership subscription services affect dealership valuation? Scot Eisenfelder shares his opinion in this video blog.
Mar 8, 2019

How to Add $1.0MM to Your Bottom Line Profits

Whether you are a single-point dealership, small group, mid-sized group or mega group of dealerships, the opportunity to add $1,000,000 to your bottom line is absolutely achievable. For smaller groups, the profit improvement may span a couple of year
Jan 13, 2019

Buy/Sell Trends Expected in 2019

Buy/sell activity remained very robust in 2018 – the fifth consecutive year of over 200 transactions. Underlying today’s robust buy/sell market is the growing U.S. economy. GDP increased 4.5% in the third quarter and wages rose at 2.9%, the h
Jan 13, 2019