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ADESA Phoenix Celebrates 2015 Legendary Sales Week

ADESA Phoenix Celebrates 2015 Legendary Sales Week


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ADESA Phoenix recently hosted their annual Legendary Sale, in conjunction with the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction. The sale was a resounding success and raised thousands of dollars for charity, in addition to being a fun week. A top highlight was the charity auctions to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. One item offered for auction was...
2014 Social Media Study Reveals Importance of Social Presence to Automotive Industry

2014 Social Media Study Reveals Importance of Social Presence to Automotive Industry


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Social media is a vital part of consumers’ decision processes while researching automotive brands and models, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Social Media Benchmark Study – Auto. The study found that 1 out of 5 consumers use social media as their main source of information about automotive brands. This underscores the importance of automotive...
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...
ADESA Business Highlights from 4th Quarter 2014

ADESA Business Highlights from 4th Quarter 2014


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The past few months have been very productive at ADESA, and I wanted to share a few highlights with you. Our commitment to new technology continues with our 50 percent acquisition of TradeRev. We already have feet on the ground in the U.S. and have integrated AFC and CarsArrive on the TradeRev platform. We will...
Safety Guidelines at ADESA Auctions

Safety Guidelines at ADESA Auctions


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An auction can be an interesting place, full of activity. There are lots of moving parts—cars in the lanes, people multi-tasking. It’s easy to forget the safety measures we have in place to keep everyone out of harm’s way. Because the safety of our customers and employees is a top priority at every ADESA auction,...
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)...