Tom Beaman

Tom
Beaman
Contributor,
WardsAuto

Tom covers automobile dealers and retail issues.

Articles
Despite Drag or Two, Dealers Riding High
Total revenues for the WardsAuto Dealer 500 increased from $50.3 billion in 2012 to $54 billion in 2013.
Dealer Says Recession Taught Him to Work Smarter
Chris Leggio, whose flagship store is No.42 on the WardsAuto Dealer 500, lauds GM, “our partner.”
Texas, California Lead Pack
Two strong vehicle-selling states have 139 dealers on the WardsAuto Dealer 500.
Dealer’s 'I’ll Take It' Button Attracts Online Shoppers
Car selling may reach a point where customers may wonder why they need to go to the dealership at all, says Walser Automotive’s Doug Sprinthall.
Contest Aims to Create Better Car-Buying Experience
Competition among tech companies isn’t limited to the marketplace.
Crisis Control Off NADA’s Agenda This Year
Dealers are out of the trauma unit, but in a Q&A, David Westcott, 2013 chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Assn., discusses plenty of pressing issues.
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