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

Inchcape’s UK and Europe retail sales declined nearly 4% and trading profit declined more than 70% in 2018 due to the impact of WLTP emissions regulations. The firm has also taken a £198 million...

Read more

At the end of the first week in December, Mike Allen, a market analyst for Zeus Capital, published a note analysing the results for Inchcape while offering a view on its future. He commented:...

Read more

November saw Lookers making a trading update for the nine months to 30 September which, considering the state of the market, the company is pleased with. Lookers said that a third of its gross profit...

Read more

ROCKAR DISPROVES ONLINE SALES MYTHS RETAILERS COULD GET BLACK FRIDAY BOOST AUTO RETAIL INSOLVENCIES UP THIS YEAR ARNOLD CLARK OFFERS ‘END-TO-END’ EV PACKAGES TRANSIT CUSTOM OUTSELLS MOST...

Read more

  GRANT CUTS MAKE ULEVs `UNVIABLE’ FOR FLEETS SHARES RECOVER AS PDG TURNS Q3 PROFIT SPIKE IN RECALL WORK FOR BMW AND TOYOTA CLICK DEALER TAKES F&I DIGITAL AWARD VOLUME BONUS POLICY HURTS...

Read more

The auto retail industry is not exactly flavour of the month with the stock market at the moment, unless you are big into used car retailing. It’s not just this week which has seen some big names...

Read more

HALLIWELL JONES PROFIT FALL ‘SATISFACTORY’, SAY DIRECTORS FCA REORGANISES FLEET RETAILER NETWORK SUV SALES MIS-MATCH LCV VALUES SHOWING STRONG GROWTH CAR SHARING CLUB GETS BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL...

Read more

Amid see-sawing numbers in new registrations as noted by the SMMT – a swing from +3.4% recorded in May TO -3.5% in June (compared to +10.1% in Spain and +4.7% in France) – a number of retailers...

Read more

  PLATTS STOKE SOLD TO CAR SUPERMARKET WESTOVER OPERATING ABOVE INDUSTRY AVERAGE LISTERS REPORTS PROFIT DROP MITSUBISHI STRENGTHENS RETAILER TRAINING TEAM MOTORPOINT SITE GETS ‘BEST EMPLOYER’...

Read more

ROADSIDE DROPS VAUXHALL AND BOOSTS PROFITS VOSPERS CONSOLIDATES PROPERTY FOR 2018 SERVICE PLANS KEY TO HOLDCROFT AFTERSALES PROFITS MG WANTS 40 MORE DEALERS JLR LAUNCHES DAILY RENTAL SERVICE USED...

Read more

  MITSUBISHI RETAILERS FACE CI UPGRADE COSTS FORD TO PUT FOCUS ON MONEY MAKING SUVs AND VANS CAR TRADE TO BUCK GENERAL RETAIL TREND, SAYS CBI MPs VISITS HIGHLIGHT AUCTION CONCERNS SECURITY THREAT...

Read more

Inchcape has described the UK auto retail market as “challenging” in its half year results. Globally, Inchcape saw profit before tax fall 15.6% to £161.2 million in the first six months of 2018...

Read more

  HONDA PLANS FOR WLTP DEROGATION MERCEDES MULLS RETAIL OPTIONS FOR EQ BRAND DONNELLY BOOSTS USED CARS AND AFTERSALES HERITAGE ADDS FROM PENDRAGON FCA COMPLIANCE WARNING AFTER RETAILER...

Read more

  TURNOVER AND PROFIT STABLE AT FORD RETAILER JARDINE SAYS RETAIL CENTRE INVESTMENT BEHIND PROFIT DROP MORE MARGIN ON DEMOS HELP GROUP RESULTS OVERSIGHT ERROR BLAMED FOR VAUXHALL GROUP NAMED ON...

Read more

  FORD TO LAUNCH ONLINE SALES THIS MONTH RETAIL PROPERTY PORTFOLIOS ON THE MARKET `ALTERNATIVE TO CAR OWNERSHIP’ CLUB GROWS INCHCAPE LAUNCHES PERSONAL CONTRACT HIRE SCHEME NEW LOOK FORDSTORE...

Read more

  STOCK PUSH THREAT OVER WLTP THREAT TO LONDON RETAILERS FROM DIESEL TAX PLAN SUZUKI NAMES BEST FOR AFTERSALES THEME EVENTS WORK, SAYS SUPERCAR RETAILER WHO’S WHERE IN AUTO RETAIL 2018 OUT NOW...

Read more

PAY GAP DATA REVEALS MIXED RESULTS IN AUTO RETAIL PROFITS HALVED AT ESSEX-BASED MULTI-FRANCHISE GROUP KENT-BASED USED CAR GROUP FIFTH FASTEST PROFIT GROWTH NEW FD FOR DICK LOVETT NEW MODELS AND AWARDS...

Read more

Dealer groups are under pressure to equalise the male/female pay gap as UK industry is revealed to have among the worst gender differential of any EU country. At the moment, the UK average sees a...

Read more

International trading group, Inchcape, has reported a strong growth in both revenue and operating profit for the year ended December 31, 2017, despite pressure on its retail business. The group has...

Read more
(Page 1 of 4)

Start your free 14 day trial

Get free access to our Bulletin, Agenda & Profit for 14 days.

After 14 days we will auto bill your credit or debit card unless the order is cancelled.


As an auto retail executive you need insightful and unique industry intelligence to boost your business potential. Here’s a taste of what Auto Retail Network has to offer:

  • Get informed and boost your business potential
  • More than 1,200 fellow executives have joined us
    since launch
  • Independent, carefully crafted, unique content relevant to you and your business
  • Develop a greater awareness of market trends and opportunities
  • Access to a wide range of materials whenever, wherever and however you want it
  • Significant discounts on ARN events, reports and
    other publications