This includes sessions from the conference: Dealership Conference 2019
In this session, you will learn about the impact of Washington policy on the auto sector and the global automotive market.
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The past decade has seen unemployment hitting record highs and all-time lows, completely reshaping retail automotive for consumers and dealers alike. Those who managed to thrive all point to one key success factor: their people. This session walks through the Applicant Economy – and why top performers will always be in demand to drive your business results.
The automobile dealership industry has changed significantly and rapidly over the past 10 years. The metamorphosis will likely continue, with opportunities, challenges, and disruptions such as the advent of autonomous vehicles, ever-increasing regulatory oversight, shifts in consumer demographics and demand, consolidation, and ubiquitous factory control over dealership decision-making and operations. Factors such as these, and many others, may result in the necessity that dealership business valuations be obtained, whether in connection with buy-sell agreements, shareholder disputes, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), estate planning and gifting, financing, or some other context. Awareness of business valuation basics -- and, especially factors, unique to the industry -- enable the interested party to credibly understand and critique valuation experts' assumptions and approaches. This session will explore these dynamics.
After completing this session, attendees should:
During this session, the speakers will discuss the impact the recent United State Supreme Court Decision's impact on retail sales and issues for dealerships to be aware of.
This session is a review of recent trends in new vehicle sales, used vehicle sales, F&I, fixed operations, dealership expenses, and how they are impacting dealership profits. We will also discuss how these trends are impacting buyers and sellers and get an overview of recent buy-sell transaction activity and dealership valuations.
Collaborative innovation offers the possibility of zero healthcare trend. Why is this important? From the creation of Health Transformation Alliance (50 Fortune 200 employers) to the new Haven venture created by the combination of Berkshire Hathaway, Amazon and JP Morgan Chase, even the largest corporations are realizing the need to join forces with others when it comes to healthcare cost control. For the auto dealer industry, the potential for rising interest rates and new tariffs, collaborative innovation can offer an added expense control hedge for a soft market ahead, e.g. supplemental health group captives.Speaker(s):
Construction 101 - Advising your clients on how to get the most value for their investment when considering new construction or renovation work as heard from a Design-Build Contractor with over 40 years of construction experience.
In this session the speaker will focus on the must have internal controls by department and how to perform a risk assessment by department.
Repeat of Session 13
Examine the latest updates to the audit and accounting standards with a specific focus on those most impactful to retail dealerships.
Technology is impacting every aspect of our businesses. Understanding this change and how to capitalize upon it is essential information for every executive level employee. Please join EisnerAmper’s Digital Solutions specialists as they discuss how Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is being leveraged to improve business outcomes, streamline manual processes and subsequently enhance the customer experience.