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ADESA’s Howard Bushman Recognized for Outstanding Service

ADESA’s Howard Bushman Recognized for Outstanding Service


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Can you think back in time to what you were doing 25 years ago, in January 1990? Howard Bushman had just been hired as the first corporate employee at ADESA, and was beginning what would be an illustrious career. Jim Hallett, CEO of KAR Auction Services, recently recognized Howard for his long career at ADESA...
Memorable Holiday Car Ads

Memorable Holiday Car Ads


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The holiday season is the most important time of the year for retail sales, and car dealerships are no exception. The holidays also bring a higher volume of car ads, both on television, the radio, print and now digital and social media. Many car manufacturers focus their efforts on the holidays and launch some of...
ADESA Performs 25 Good Deeds Across North America

ADESA Performs 25 Good Deeds Across North America


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We previously told you about our 25 Good Deeds program and our plan to give back to communities throughout North America. As the program comes to a close, I’m very proud to share that ADESA employees responded with unbelievable enthusiasm and energy. It is wonderful to see the many ways our employees are reaching out...
KAR Holds Record-Breaking Food Drive

KAR Holds Record-Breaking Food Drive


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Employees at the KAR offices in Carmel, Indiana, held a record-breaking food drive the first week of November. The KAR team—which includes about 850 employees—donated close to 20,000 food items and nearly $1,300 in cash, crushing previous numbers. That’s a total of 20,299 lbs. donated by KAR, a little over half a semi truckload of...
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.
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...
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...