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Jim Hallett wins EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2014 National Services Award

Jim Hallett wins EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2014 National Services Award


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Earlier this year, we shared the exciting news that Jim Hallett, CEO of KAR Auction Services, won the Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 Midwest Award in the Consumer category. As the recipient of this distinguished award, he was entered into the EY Entrepreneur of the Year National program. This month, Jim Hallett was named the...
Leaders Gather at 2014 Women of Remarketing Event to Discuss Industry Trends

Leaders Gather at 2014 Women of Remarketing Event to Discuss Industry Trends


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For 12 years in a row, ADESA has hosted the only networking and professional development event exclusively for women in the industry. This year was no exception as women from ADESA and several other industry organizations gathered in Austin, Texas, for two days of educational sessions and team building. This year’s Women of Remarketing (WOR)...
ADESA's Spooky 2014 Halloween Recap

ADESA’s Spooky 2014 Halloween Recap


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Halloween 2014 will go down in the record books as one of the most creative holidays for ADESA employees. All across the country, auctions celebrated the spooky day with fun costumes, activities and contests. For more on the ADESA Halloween celebrations, check our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/adesaauction.
How Mobile Has Changed the Used-Car Market

How Mobile Has Changed the Used-Car Market


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In the past, it was common for me to walk into an auction and see a dealer holding his clipboard of notes, with a marked-up run list tucked under his arm and a worn copy of the Kelley Blue Book in his pocket. Now the only tool a dealer needs to bring to the auction is...
ADESA Celebrates 25 Years With 25 Good Deeds

ADESA Celebrates 25 Years With 25 Good Deeds


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Achieving 25 years in business is an incredible milestone. In the last two and a half decades, ADESA has grown across North America. Along the way, our employees have never lost their focus on always giving back to their local communities. To mark ADESA’s 25th anniversary we are celebrating in a unique way: by doing...
Embracing a Spirit of Innovation Within Your Business

Embracing a Spirit of Innovation Within Your Business


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ExactTarget’s widely successful Connections Conference recently returned to Indianapolis, and I had the opportunity to participate in a thought-provoking session about marketing and innovation. Innovation can often be difficult to embrace when you are working in a successful, well-established company. If you’re familiar with doing things a certain way, it can be challenging to accept...
ADESA Winnipeg Celebrates Longstanding Relationship with Variety

ADESA Winnipeg Celebrates Longstanding Relationship with Variety


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For more than 25 years, ADESA Winnipeg has worked very closely with Variety, The Children’s Charity of Manitoba. The partnership has raised more than $1 million for Variety and has helped improve the lives of countless children and families in Manitoba. Our partnership with Variety is unique because we are not simply handing them a...
ADESA Indianapolis Gives Back to Help Support JDRF

ADESA Indianapolis Gives Back to Help Support JDRF


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As we’ve seen several times on Overdrive, ADESA is a major supporter of JDRF. We also recently shared that our own Dave Emerson, general manager of ADESA Indianapolis, was selected to serve as the corporate chair of the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes in Indianapolis. Thanks to Dave’s efforts and the support of thousands of...
Are Your Employees Social Salespeople?

Are Your Employees Social Salespeople?


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Social media is a pervasive part of our lives now, and most of your employees are probably spending part of their day checking Facebook for status updates. While some decision makers may view this as simply a waste of time, there is an opportunity to use the rampant growth of social media to benefit your...