40 Under 40 - Retail
At age 17, he had never sat in a new car. Now he's guiding 7 dealerships.July 17
A homeless man gave Kenneth Banks a piece of life-changing advice: “Go work for a car dealership.” Banks listened and overcame poverty and professional rejection to eventually become director of variable operations at Denver-based Mike Shaw Automotive. In this video report, hear how Banks and other members of the 2017 40 Under 40 retail class beat the odds and ascended to key positions at their dealerships.
Recognize the 40 Under 40 who are stars in retailFeb. 20
It's time to nominate someone for Automotive News' 40 Under 40 program, the sixth annual search for people under 40 who are making a name for themselves at dealerships in the United States and Canada.
Rising young retailers' recipe for successJuly 11, 2016
Passion, planning and persistence are traits shared by Jason Kopp, Heather Wagener, Jim Gallagher and Megan Desideri. Hear how four of the dealership world's most vibrant young leaders are advancing their careers and guiding colleagues down similar pathways to prosperity.
Brothers get crash course in ownershipJuly 11, 2016
Tell us about retail high achievers under 40Feb. 22, 2016
Average U.S. new-vehicle fuel economy slips in Oct., study findsNov. 6, 2015
Thanks to lower gasoline prices and the continued strength of pickup and SUV sales, the average fuel economy of light vehicles purchased in the U.S. in October was down slightly from September, a University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute report said on Thursday.
40 Under 40: Jennifer BriggsJuly 13, 2015
40 Under 40: Matthew HoffmanJuly 13, 2015
40 Under 40: Michael MangapitJuly 13, 2015
40 Under 40: Michael WeinertJuly 13, 2015
Want a strong, successful millennial staff? Dealerships say it's all in the hiringJuly 13, 2015
It took Gregg Ciocca, dealer principal of Ciocca Dealerships, the better part of a decade to build a strong millennial contingent on his sales staff. Ciocca and other dealers who have gone through a similar painful learning curve agree on the keys to staffing with millennials: meticulous vetting and intensive interviewing.