Tire dealers are feeling the heat. The big guys are growing bigger. Finding and keeping reliable technicians is getting more expensive. And technology is requiring more expensive shop upgrades. Doom and gloom? Dennis McCarron says no. "It’s not doom and gloom because this is awesome."
The top two concerns for any tire and service shop owner today have nothing to do with tires, manufacturers, advertising or which part supplier to use.
On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor’s final rule updating the overtime regulations was published by President Barack Obama and Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez. The ruling automatically extended overtime pay protections to more than 4 million workers within the first year of implementation.
Oh great, another expert talking about sales training.” Or, “What are his magic steps to a sale?” Well, if you got past the headline, I’ve got news for you. There is no secret sauce. No heroic “Glengarry Glen Ross” (Gen X’ers and Boomers) or “Wolf of Wall Street” (Millennials) story to inspire or scare you to death.
How to stop overpaying shop techs is one of the topics to be covered in a free webinar: “Payroll: The Killer of Companies,” set for Tuesday, Aug. 16, at 2 p.m. ET.
Are the best things in life really free? They are if they also put money in your pocket!
As Kristen and Kent Cristy were looking forward to a great Thanksgiving celebration with family in November 2009, they didn’t know their world would be upended two days before the holiday by fire trucks screaming in the night.
Dealers at the Georgia Tire Dealers and Retreaders Association meeting learned how to manage payroll to maximize profitability on July 19, 2014. “Payroll, the killer of companies” was presented by Norm Gaither, owner and founder of Dealer Strategic Planning Inc. (DSP).
Dealer Strategic Planning Inc. (DSP) has added Dennis McCarron, a former Bridgestone retail store manager and employee trainer, to its staff. DSP now serves store owners representing nearly 375 retail outlets.
For the second year, Dealer Strategic Planning Inc. (DSP) offered a one-day budget workshop for its 20 Group members during the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show week in Las Vegas.
Dealer Strategic Planning Inc. (DSP) will form a new 20 group exclusively for store owners with multiple locations, with the inaugural meeting taking place in late September or October, 2013.
Dealer Strategic Planning Inc. (DSP) has launched www.dsp-20group.com, a new website that includes free business support, financial analysis and guest options.
In July, a lawsuit settlement against VISA and Mastercard opened the door for merchants to begin charging retail customers a fee for using their plastic to pay for goods and services.