US Existing-home sales in August were flat versus July and down 1.5% year-over-year. Inventory levels appear to be stabilizing.
ESA Car Keys | After an 11-month low in July (2018), a slight recovery was expected in August’s US auto market. Instead, the market gave up more ground, despite ticking upwards year-over-year.
ESA Car Keys | U.S. auto sales are maintaining momentum through the first half of 2018, though 2nd-half challenges are looming. Dealers will be facing continued profitability issues, interest rate hikes, high levels of preowned vehicles, and more revision to US tariff policy.
ESA #ROI2018 | A hefty dose of gratitude and raised expectations as we look forward to the rest of 2018.
ESA Car Keys | Expect an (even) stronger focus on Certified Pre-Owned cars in 2018. Last year saw 2.6M CPO vehicles sold in the US — to provide some relevance, that’s more units than any automaker, except for GM.
ESA Car Keys | With nearly 1.6M units sold in December — a SAAR pace of 17.8M units — the US Automotive Market finished the year at 17.13M units. A good year by many standards, but down 1.9% from 2016’s record sales of 17.46M vehicles.
Even in the face of inventory shortages and hurricane hangover, the housing market is showing strong signs in Q4, on the back of a strong jobs market.
Happy Thanksgiving from ESA | We are grateful for your support of our services over the years, the kinship and friends we share within our industry, and the joy of working with you.
Roland Eckstein | Knowing and positively affecting intent percent can be achieved through all phases of the purchase funnel.
From CNBC | Solar energy installations are growing faster than many projected, soaring 50% worldwide, powered by the U.S. and China.