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HomeNet Automotive, J.D. Byrider Partner to Elevate Buy Here Pay Here Consumer Experience

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J.D. Byrider today announced it has partnered with HomeNet Automotive to bring SnapLot 360 technology to its store operators, delivering a more transparent online customer experience through immersive vehicle imaging. With approximately 30 corporate stores and 120 franchise stores in the Buy Here Pay Here auto retail space, J.D. Byrider is working to reimagine what […]

Merchandising Trends Emerging from NADA 2019

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Some say that NADA in San Francisco is lighter attended than other locations. Regardless of quantity, the quality of conversations I had with clients were as good as they have ever been in my ten years in the automotive industry. From these conversations and my observations of the show itself, I noticed a few trends. […]

2019 Vehicle Merchandising Trends to Watch

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“Out with the old and in with the new” is the common adage we hear when entering a new year. It’s much the same in the automotive space – ditch what isn’t working or is outdated to make room for the more effective ways of doing business. I’m noticing the following shifts in vehicle merchandising […]

HomeNet Steps Up to Fill Need for Next-Generation Merchandising

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After starting almost 20 years ago with a few people in a garage in West Chester, PA, HomeNet has grown into a thriving business that serves all corners of retail automotive. The company is a recognized industry leader in providing merchandising and distribution solutions for dealers, lot service providers, digital marketing companies, website providers and […]

Rapid Retail Named Driving Sales Innovation Cup Finalist

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Rapid Retail, a newly launched addition to HomeNet’s Inventory Online (IOL) platform, earned the name of one of 2017’s most innovative automotive retail products by Driving Sales in their annual Executive Summit Innovation Cup competition. Rapid Retail’s integrated technology collects detailed data and real, non-damage photos from vehicles purchased at any Manheim location in the […]