We know how difficult it is to source inventory right now. Dealers are faced with challenges ranging from chip issues at the factories to fierce competition at the auctions. While digital retailing is not the silver bullet, there are many Roadster products and features that can help you meet customer demand while cars are in … Continue reading 7 Ways We Can Help You Weather the Inventory Shortage
Having a Specials Page within your Express Store is a great way to boost SEO and is a perfect landing page for your marketing campaigns. Pulled directly from the vehicles available in your inventory feed, this new page will automatically display your OEM lease and finance specials. Customers can click on any vehicle to learn … Continue reading Roadster Product Update: Express Store Specials Page
Your Express Storefront is packed with ways to help you sell remotely during this unprecedented time. To make it easy, here are 5 key features we recommend doubling down on as you navigate the road ahead. Making an informed decision is a critical aspect of the online car buying experience, especially now when every penny … Continue reading 5 Express Store Features to Help You During COVID-19
In a world where it feels like every industry pundit has provided their 2020 predictions, we wanted to hear directly from those who hold the purse strings — dealer executives responsible for running dealership operations day in and day out. So, we interviewed some of our top dealer partners to see what they had to … Continue reading Top Automotive Retail Predictions for 2020
Ready for digital retailing? The assessment provides an output of three simple readiness classifications: High Readiness, Moderate Readiness, and Low Readiness. It covers areas such as your current website offerings, pricing strategy, belief systems, team structures and processes for change management. Continue reading Digital Retailing: 10% Technology, 90% Process
The 2019 NADA Workforce Study is underway as we speak, but while we wait for it to be published, you can review what is happening inside your own dealership. My colleague, Mohamed Desouky, wrote a post recently on the True Cost of Your Revolving Door that can help you calculate this for your store. If … Continue reading 8 Tips To Help Reduce Employee Turnover
Digital Retailing can make your sales personnel three to four times more efficient. This is hard to believe, but it is true. The magic is based on the principle that parallel is better than sequential. Simply put, it is better to work effectively with a large number of customers in parallel, rather than sequentially focusing … Continue reading Work Smart, Sell More. A Story Of Omnichannel Efficiency.
Digital retailing is a platform for your employees to use in improving and streamlining your sales process; it is not going to rain sales on its own. Continue reading Digital Retailing Is Not A Marketing Expense!
Technology advancements have helped many industries increase efficiency and reduce employee headcount. In some cases, new technology has introduced efficiencies that did not exist before– think Starbucks mobile ordering or doctor’s appointments via video call. Some retail technologies have moved tasks that previously required a trained professional into the consumer’s hands–such as self-checkout at the … Continue reading The True Cost of Your Revolving Door
A go-to-market strategy goes beyond just a marketing message and where you spend your ad dollars, it fuels everything you do — the value proposition to your customers, how you treat your employees, how you are seen in the community — and it touches every part of your business. Continue reading Does The Food Match Your Menu? Developing a Go-To-Market Strategy