Infiniti collapse – lessons to be learnt?
On this occasion I take absolutely no pleasure at all in saying ‘I told you so’ in the wake of this week’s news that Infiniti has pulled the plug in the UK and western Europe. At the start of...Read more
Last November I wrote an article based on the annual accounts of BMW retailer, William Morgan, which warned that the manufacturer force-feeding stock through its retailers to deliver volume risked...Read more
Inchcape’s results last week didn’t make for pretty reading, at least not in terms of its UK and European retail business. A near £200 million goodwill write-off due to problems in vehicle supply...Read more
In the last Auto Retail Profit live webinar a few weeks ago, David Smyth, a director the family-run Swansway Group said the whole EV/low emission market would get a boost from the introduction of...Read more
Next Tuesday Auto Retail holds another of its live Profit Briefings, looking at how to harness the mighty power of Facebook and Instagram to drive more sales. No one needs telling just how important...Read more
2016 was a record for new car registrations with 2,692,786 getting their first owner and with the bulk of these on three year cycles it means a lot of people now need to do something about it. That...Read more