Dealers halt threat from factory stores

Harris, Donna
November 2000
Automotive News;11/6/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5902, p1
Trade Publication
Focuses on automobile dealers' efforts to keep manufacturers from operating factory stores in the United States. States where there are no restrictions to automobile factory stores; Concerns that automakers might use the Internet to compete with dealers in the future.


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