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Inside the retail remarketing channels

September 4th, 2020 by

While wholesale auctions are still an easy channel for commercial vehicle owners to remarket end-of-cycle vehicles, a growing trend among progressive vehicle remarketing professionals has been to sell vehicles through the retail channel, either through their own dealerships, online service providers, or retail consignment. What’s driving this trend? 1. Growth in off-lease volume First is…

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3 questions to ask when incorporating retail remarketing

September 3rd, 2020 by

While various wholesale channels are an efficient way to remarket large volumes of end-of-cycle inventory, retail remarketing generates significantly higher proceeds and is playing an increasingly important role in remarketers’ portfolios. But how do commercial consignors such as fleet management companies and portfolio managers utilize retail remarketing to decide what vehicles in their portfolio to…

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Remarketing best practices for minimizing total cost of ownership

August 15th, 2020 by

On the surface, managing the total cost of ownership for vehicle fleets seems like a fairly straightforward calculation: Buy the right vehicles at a discounted price with low depreciation rates, take good care of them, maybe recondition them a bit before sale and wholesale them off as quickly as possible. Then, start all over again. In…

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For the 2nd Time, CarLotz Appears on the Inc. 5000

August 14th, 2019 by

For the 2nd Time, CarLotz Appears on the Inc. 5000, Ranking No. 435 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 1,044 Percent Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies NEW YORK, August 14, 2019 – Inc. magazine today revealed that CarLotz is No. 435 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious…

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CarLotz Co-Founders Named EY Entrepreneurs Of The Year 2019 Mid-Atlantic

June 19th, 2019 by
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  Michael Bor, Aaron Montgomery, and Will Boland recognized by global awards program for high growth and leading industry transformation.   CarLotz announced today that Michael Bor, Aaron Montgomery, and Will Boland, CarLotz co-founders, have received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Mid-Atlantic Award. Firmly positioned as one of the most prestigious business awards…

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CarLotz Co-Founders Finalists for EY Entrepreneurs of the Year

April 25th, 2019 by
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  CarLotz, a used vehicle consignment business with locations in Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Illinois, and Texas, serving the sale-by-owner and corporate fleet vehicle market, today announced that Michael Bor, Aaron Montgomery, and Will Boland, CarLotz co-founders, are finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Mid-Atlantic Award. Widely considered one of the most…

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CarLotz Launches in Texas With New San Antonio Location

November 26th, 2018 by
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CarLotz Continues the Rapid National Expansion of Its Used Vehicle Consignment Store With New San Antonio Location Serving the Greater Southwest United States CarLotz, a Richmond, Virginia-based consignment store for used vehicles, today announced its continued national expansion with its first Texas location opening on I10 in San Antonio. Along with the other stores opened…

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CarLotz Celebrates National Consignment Day as the Smart Way to Buy and Sell

October 1st, 2018 by
National Consignment Day

CarLotz is proud to celebrate consignment as the smart and sustainable way to shop, earn money, and extend the lifecycle of a wide variety of items – including used automobiles! National Consignment Day is observed the first Monday of October every year, marking a period of time that CarLotz and others around the United States…

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Why & how to think of remarketing as consumer product

August 15th, 2018 by

The auto remarketing industry is at an interesting point in its history. The number of off-lease vehicles continues to rise, and wholesale prices are dropping in tandem. As more and more cars roll through, auto remarketers could easily get caught in a higher volume, lower margin cycle. Within this evolving environment, a fresh strategy can…

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Reconditioning a used car for retail sale? Consider vehicle, repair type, expected value

August 15th, 2018 by

When consigning a vehicle for retail sale, sellers face an important question: What, if any, investment should I make in improving the vehicle’s condition to maximize its sale value? The answer depends, first and foremost, on the specific condition of the vehicle but is certainly influenced by the unique preferences of the likely retail buyer…

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