Some 16 percent of Automotive Buy Sell Report readers are dealership managers or employees. A whopping 31 percent of our readers are “Other,” meaning they are folks who are interested in the dealership buy sell world but don’t fit into one of our listed categories.
Our first story this week should be of special interest to those groups of readers, if they dream of one day owning their own dealership. Eric Ellenberger made that dream a reality even though he didn’t grow up in a dealership family and, as he noted, he made it happen without bringing in outside investors. Read about his journey to becoming a dealer principal in this issue.
Also this week, our friends at Citrin Cooperman return with part two in their benchmarking series. This segment takes a deep dive into service labor metrics. Given the increasing importance of fixed operations to a dealership’s bottom line, this is good stuff to know.
And … Transaction News!