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Awards Abound for ADESA and KAR at Used Car Week 2018

Awards Abound for ADESA and KAR at Used Car Week 2018


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Last week, we celebrated another wildly successful Used Car Week. Members of the ADESA and KAR Auction Services teams were well represented at the event—which encapsulated four days of used-car industry updates, insight sharing, networking and awards. Speaking of awards, ADESA and other KAR companies took home quite a bit of hardware. Here is a...
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...
Independent Dealers Meet for Conventions in Alabama, Texas

Independent Dealers Meet for Conventions in Alabama, Texas


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After a successful panel discussion and workshop at the GIADA convention in Savannah, Georgia, I headed off to the Alabama Independent Automobile Dealer’s Association’s 49th Annual Convention & Trade Expo, held at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front hotel. There I was honored to deliver the keynote address at the kickoff breakfast. They even presented...
ADESA Raises $27K During 2018 NIADA/NABD Charity Auction

ADESA Raises $27K During 2018 NIADA/NABD Charity Auction


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We just wrapped up the first-ever NIADA/NABD mega-conference, and it couldn’t have been more of a success for ADESA and the other KAR Auction Services companies in attendance. ADESA and several other KAR companies occupied adjoined booth spaces so that visitors could appreciate the breadth of our brands, products and services. This year’s conference theme...
ADESA and KAR Gear Up for 2018 NIADA/NABD Mega-Conference in Orlando

ADESA and KAR Gear Up for 2018 NIADA/NABD Mega-Conference in Orlando


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One of the largest industry conventions for independent auto dealers is quickly approaching, and this year is shaping up to be the biggest one yet. From June 18-21, the National Independent Auto Dealers Association (NIADA) has merged with The National Alliance of Buy Here Pay Here Dealers (NABD) to present their Rewriting the Playbook 2018...
ADESA to Host Educational Session, Charity Auction at Digital Dealer 24

ADESA to Host Educational Session, Charity Auction at Digital Dealer 24


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At Digital Dealer 24, held April 10–12 in Orlando, Florida, dealer principals, managers, marketing directors and more will convene to expand their knowledge, discover new technology to grow their dealership operations and find out how to build custom solutions from over 100 educational sessions led by industry leaders. Stop by ADESA Booth 301 for a...
ADESA Raises Over $50K For CCI During NADA Show 2018 Charity Auction

ADESA Raises Over $50K For CCI During NADA Show 2018 Charity Auction


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For ADESA and our partners, NADA Show 2018 turned out to be a rousing success. Our team enjoyed sharing unique industry insight and knowledge, networking with attendees and giving them a taste of our newest offerings. Our annual charity auction has been an NADA staple for seven consecutive years, and 2018 was no different. At...
Why Processes Matter in Dealerships

Why Processes Matter in Dealerships


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Is your dealership running as smoothly as it possibly can? How do you know for sure? Most dealer principals have a grand vision for what they want their business to look like, and they set up policies that are supposed to get them there. But policies are just statements about how things should be. A...
VIDEO: Doug Hadden Speaks with Dealers at GIADA 2017

VIDEO: Doug Hadden Speaks with Dealers at GIADA 2017


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Car dealers always want to make more money. I often talk about how new technology is making it easier than ever for dealers to acquire the most profitable inventory, which leads to making more money. But that doesn’t mean you can let up on the gas of keeping more of what you earn. I had...