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EXCLUSIVE: Agency agreement competition law warning

Manufacturers will not be able to go half-heartedly into an agency agreement as they will be in breach of competition law, warned experts at last week’s Auto Retail Network Agency Agreement Conference. In the case of

Agency agreement conference launched

Following requests from retailers for more information and guidance on agency agreements, Auto Retail Network is running a conference on the topic on 18 August to investigate the future for franchised retailers. Speakers

Lookers calls for standardisation in agency agreement transition

Lookers chief executive Mark Raban has called for manufacturers to adopt a standardised agency agreement to allow retailers to integrate the incoming new model into their operations. Lookers has franchises with more than

PREVIOUS EVENT: Agency agreements, what’s the future for franchised retailers?

Auto Retail Network will be holding a half day physical conference to explore the currently published consultative documents, including the specific items contained within, together with the future and wider implications

Agency agreement pushback begins

Franchised retailers have begun pushing back against their manufacturer partners over the introduction of agency agreements. The move has been triggered by the issuing of agency agreement consultation documents by

Agency agreement information underload

Mention agency agreements and everyone in the industry has a view. In the past couple of weeks, I’ve heard from a host of retailers, with views ranging from the mildly positive to the hugely negative. We’ve been

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