Fiat-Chrysler creates Dutch holding, sets tax domicile in UK
January 29, 2014 - 8:12 am ET
MILAN (Reuters) -- Fiat said it would register the holding of its newly created Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV group in the Netherlands and set its tax domicile in Britain, cementing a politically sensitive shift away from its home base in Italy.…
I visit a lot of dealerships in the course of a week. One complaint that I am hearing is they "can't get salespeople".
Here is a decades old fact: 87% of people, that attempt car sales, are out of the industry in a year. That was published by NADA thirty years ago and I doubt that it has changed.
I am amused to hear managers complaining that they can't hire salespeople. I was talking to the new car manager at a Lexus store.…
I revisited the Dataium study that was commissioned by Cars.com:
"Despite an average of 55 percent of dealerships’ online advertising budgets being devoted to paid search engine marketing, just 6 percent of dealership website traffic on average is referred by paid search keywords. Furthermore, less than 1 percent of this traffic resulted in email form leads submitted on dealership websites."
Add all of a dealerships internet related expenses:…Continue