October 21, 2014
Driving profits: The competitive landscape in today's car business

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In southwest Florida, both Honda of Fort Myers and Germain Honda in Naples decided to use the franchise laws to block the Hanania-Richardson group from building its dealership on U.S. 41.

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Driving profits: The competitive landscape in today's car business

The business - and reality - of automotive dealerships operating in Florida.

Lilly Rockwell | 6/27/2014

Florida Trend’s list of the state’s 350 biggest businesses includes at least 10 auto dealership groups with revenue of at least $500 million each. A look at the competitive landscape of today’s car business, including franchise laws that regulate the relationship between car manufacturers and dealers, and a by-the-numbers look at the cost to finance and run a new car dealership.

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