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Why car shoppers prefer shopping in car dealerships

May 8, 2017

retail stores close, but car dealerships thriveBrick and mortar stores are shuttering their doors, closing up shop at alarming rates. Sears, K-Mart, Macy’s, Nordstrom’s – one after another, they’ve been in the news for weeks now.

Retail is in trouble, so what does that mean for people shopping for the best new and used cars in Connecticut?

Jill Merriam, co-owner and Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, recognizes that while retail stores are closing doors, the car business is a little bit different and here’s why.

Customers want to car shop in person

Listen to this Nicer, Newer News video to find out why car dealerships continue to prosper while other retailers fade away, at least until the internet start ups figure out this one vital component:

It’s all about managing inventory, and it’s harder than it looks, and nearly impossible on-line. Do you prefer to buy on-line or at a physical store?
Do you have a different reaction when car buying? Tell us at jillcares@keycars.com so we can continue to bring you the automotive solutions you need!
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