TITLE

Franchise quest gets a boost

AUTHOR(S)
Connelly, Mary
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;5/29/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5876, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles Gerald Ducharme, general counsel at carOrder.com Inc., a company selling cars and trucks to consumers over the Internet and delivering the vehicles directly to them. Ducharme's job of helping the company buy automobile dealerships; Former corporate attorney at Ford Motor Co.; Career background; Informality of corporate culture at carOrder.com.
ACCESSION #
3183516

 

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