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Here’s the second installment of our annual mobile electronics dealer roundtable, which will appear in full in the May issue of Dealerscope. Stay tuned to Dealerscope.com this week for more outtakes.
Here’s the first installment of our annual mobile electronics dealer roundtable, which will appear in full in the May issue of Dealerscope.
Joining a buying group to improve a dealer’s competitive edge against big-box retailers is nothing new. But it is a relatively new strategy that’s gaining popularity for mobile electronics (ME) retailers. The model for buying groups serving CE retailers never quite worked for ME dealers. After all, there are vehicle-specific specialty lines, distributors that stock a variety of products and manufacturer reps pounding the pavement and pitching just about every product line under the sun to every dealer with a storefront. One of the biggest problems, according to industry players, is that it was difficult for buying groups to provide the