Where Car Dealers Make their Money Now
, 2007-10-05 15:30:35
Auto dealers used to make a ton of money on what is called the "front end" of the business. They made thousands off every car they sold just in the difference between cost and sales price. ...Bookmark tags: business, cars, marketing, automotive, sales, advice, help, autos, vehicles, dealers
The Reason For The Season: "All Women Are Whores, Just Set The Price"
, 2007-12-20 09:30:30
I've been happy this year to read a couple of blog posts written by men just slamming the ever-living @!$%# out of the popular holiday commercial message, "All women are whores, just set the price." Otherwise known as ads pushing luxury goods like diamonds and cars with a fairly u … ...Bookmark tags: us-news, women, cars, marketing, advertising, christmas, gifts, capitalism, luxury, diamond
Satellite Radio Is Dead
, 2008-11-20 01:00:05
Excerpt: I hate to say it, but somebody has to: Satellite radio will come crashing down to Earth within the next two years. The newly merged Sirius XM Radio is already living on borrowed time -- and borrowed money -- and simply will not and cannot survive. ...Bookmark tags: business, economy, marketing, cars, iphone, ipod, auto, car, mp3, recession
Blasts, fireballs, quake-like rumbles rocked California town
, 2010-09-10 19:20:04
At first, residents thought it was an earthquake. Or maybe a big airplane had crashed. San Bruno, after all, is adjacent to the San Francisco airport.
They heard the booms. Then they saw the giant fireballs, some leaping 80 feet high. ...Bookmark tags: us-news, news, us, war, tv, video, people, money, marketing, world
Deadly California fire fully contained
, 2010-09-10 19:20:05
The gas line fire in San Bruno, California, that killed four people and destroyed 38 homes has been fully contained with some small hot spots, Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado told reporters Friday. ...Bookmark tags: us-news, news, us, tv, video, people, money, police, marketing, world
18 Iconic Products That America Doesn't Make Anymore
, 2010-11-09 18:20:03
"Another American icon has bit the dust: Pontiac.
GM is canceling the 84-year-old brand after winding down production over the past few years. Like other American automakers, it is restructuring and rebranding to compete with foreign companies. ...Bookmark tags: us-news, video, marketing, america, cars, interview, beer, dell, general-motors, mattel