3 Ways To Maximize Your Accessory Sales This Black Friday

by Whitney Williams on Nov 28, 2019 10:00:00 AM

The stampede is coming, and they want a popcorn machine. It’s the Black Friday crowd. It’s the end-of-the-year-gimme-the-best-deal-been-waiting-since-summer shoppers. Yes, the opportunists are pitching their tents for Black Friday...

2 Ways to Choose an Accessory Champion to Set Up Your Success

by Whitney Williams on Nov 21, 2019 11:00:00 AM

The task of selecting an accessory champion for your dealership can be harrowing. There’s no one-size-fits-all approach and without a compass, dealers may find their accessory program suffering. To begin, management should examine...

Incentives Makes The Accessory World Merry Go 'Round

by Whitney Williams on Aug 27, 2019 8:30:00 AM

Vehicle Personalization can be a profitable endeavor for every department.  Getting your sales team excited about your Vehicle Personalization program requires a consistent commission structure. How can your dealership decide what’s...

Tripled Sales Leads To Adventure Subaru's Graduation

by Whitney Williams on Jul 24, 2019 4:00:00 PM

Remember Adventure Subaru, Fayetteville, the dealer who tripped over a loose board in the showroom otherwise known as $20,000 in accessory profit? This income came by sheer customer demand and no process.

3 Ways To Find Your New Accessories Champion

by Whitney Williams on Jul 10, 2019 12:00:00 PM

When it comes to selecting an accessory champion for your dealership, there are about three good ways to skin a cat. Dealers should examine their process and store volume to determine who to lean on as their expert in vehicle...

Fred Anderson Toyota Raises The Bar In Dealership Success

by Whitney Williams on Jun 13, 2019 10:30:00 AM

In sunny North Carolina, nestled amongst ancient oak trees, sits one of the fastest growing cities in the United States. Fred Anderson Toyota has its roots in the city of Raleigh, NC and matches the capital's rapid expansion with...

New Guided Client Selling Like A Veteran

by Whitney Williams on May 21, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Harry Brown’s Family Automotive in Faribault, Minnesota skipped crawling, felt no need to walk, and went directly from rolling over to sprinting as an infant client. This Guided Development customer is the new child prodigy as they...

Why OE And Aftermarket Should Rule Your Dealership

by Whitney Williams on Apr 10, 2019 11:30:00 AM

When it comes to deciding how to stock your electronic accessory catalog, the name of the game is “both/and”. Yes, OE and aftermarket accessories are the new Ying and Yang, existing in perfect harmony within your parts department. As...

Toyota Dealer Accessory Sales In High Gear In Twin Cities

by Whitney Williams on Mar 27, 2019 11:40:00 AM

The Twin Cities Carlson Toyota is kicking accessory sales into high gear with a strategy focusing on best practice tips. Carlson Toyota has been on Insignia’s Guided Development program since 2016. The Guided Development program joins...

Old Dog Young Dog Same Trick

by Jason Ludwig on Feb 22, 2019 2:30:00 PM

As an Insignia VPE, I do a lot of training during my guided visits.  I emphasize the same lesson when training associates with proven success and those who have never presented Vehicle Personalization before: consistency of...