Autumn Meeting 2018
Our Autumn Meeting took place at Hotel Meliá La Défense, Paris, on Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th October 2018. The topics covered were:
Transformation in the aftermarket
More cars under ‘professional fleet management’: what will this mean for the aftermarket?
The future of the crash repair market: industry structure and pressures
Charting the consolidation of the European parts distribution market
Dealer groups and network change
Guest speaker Owen Edwards, Grant Thornton – the environment for dealer group merger and acquisition activity
Dealer network restructuring: changes ahead
Top dealer group trends from around the world
Guest speaker Benjamin Bauquin, CAR Avenue: what is the perspective of a top dealer group?
Translating ‘omni-channel’ into practice
What prospects for the used car superstores?
Omni-channel’ in practice at the dealership level
The growth of the ‘monthly payment’
Monthly payments for motoring: the new model?
Guest speaker Ian Plummer, AutoTrader: consumer attitudes to monthly payments and new ‘ownership’ models
Subscription models: what factors drive their performance?
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