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Q&A with Sandy Whicker, One of Auto Remarketing’s 2018 Women In Remarketing

Q&A with Sandy Whicker, One of Auto Remarketing’s 2018 Women In Remarketing


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Earlier this year, Auto Remarketing magazine released the names of the 2018 “Women in Remarketing” honorees. I’m proud to say that Sandy Whicker, who serves as my director of marketing services for ADESA, was among the women chosen for this coveted industry recognition. Four other exceptional women from KAR Auction Services were also selected: Tricia...
ADESA Auctions Support the T.J. Martell Foundation

ADESA Auctions Support the T.J. Martell Foundation


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For the past two months, a group of ADESA auctions have been participating in a fundraising campaign for the T.J. Martell Foundation, which supports and funds cancer research. The campaign is a partnership between ADESA and Chase, in honor of Joe Rodi, the national auction manager at JPMorgan Chase. Joe was diagnosed with prostate cancer...
Nearly 20 ADESA and KAR Speakers to Attend Used Car Week 2018

Nearly 20 ADESA and KAR Speakers to Attend Used Car Week 2018


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Next week, many of my colleagues and I will be excited to attend Used Car Week—an annual event that brings together leaders of the remarketing and used vehicle industry for fun and educational workshops, panel discussions and networking opportunities. This year we descend upon Scottsdale, Arizona, for the week-long conference. In previous years, we’ve had...
Position Profile: ADESA Inside Sales Rep

Position Profile: ADESA Inside Sales Rep


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Want an idea of what it’s like to work with us? Learn more from a member of our team. Interested in a career with ADESA? We’re hiring! Check out our open positions on LinkedIn. Carla Anderson has been an inside sales representative for ADESA Atlanta since April 2017. We recently caught up with Carla to...
VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for September 2018

VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for September 2018


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As the wholesale used vehicle market enters the period of time comparable with last year’s hurricane season, wholesale prices will be challenged to meet last year’s high, demand-driven levels. This is reflected in average wholesale prices in September, which fell on both a month-over-month and year-over-year basis, and significantly lower retail used vehicle sales than...
ADESA Auctions Get Creative During Rock the Block Month

ADESA Auctions Get Creative During Rock the Block Month


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ADESA auctions throughout North America are rocking the block this October. At 65 auction locations throughout the United States and Canada, special sales are taking place, featuring more than 250,000 vehicles—including many classic and exotic cars. To celebrate this huge promotion, auction teams are showing their spirit with imaginative themes and dazzling decorations. Rather than...
Discover Best Practices for Your Wholesale Digital Strategy at Digital Dealer 25

Discover Best Practices for Your Wholesale Digital Strategy at Digital Dealer 25


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I hear from dealers all the time about how hard it’s gotten to find quality used vehicles. After doing a little digging, I found that the numbers back up the claim—according to an Edmunds Used Vehicle Market Report, there were less than six million trade-ins that averaged 6 years of age in 2017. The fact...
Real-Time Bidding Data Now Available with LiveBlock

Real-Time Bidding Data Now Available with LiveBlock


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It’s not always convenient for sellers to travel to their nearest auction and represent their vehicles in person. With an online Remote Seller tool, they don’t need to. ADESA’s Remote Seller is offered on LiveBlock, ADESA’s online platform where dealers can view simulcasts of in-lane auctions and purchase vehicles in real-time. LiveBlock Remote Seller allows...
VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for August 2018

VIDEO: Kontos Kommentary for August 2018


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Retail demand and upstream remarketing were key contributors to wholesale used vehicle price growth in August, as prices were up on a month-over-month and year-over-year basis. Car prices in total went up 2.2% month-over-month, while truck prices rose 1.0%, indicating that car segments are now in better supply-demand balance. When holding constant for sale type,...