It’s Not Just Amazon: Retail Woes

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Amazon is only part of the problem for retailers today, as they struggle with new consumer habits.

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The Softening Auto Market

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ESA Car Keys | The March US automotive market came in short of expectations, finishing 2017’s Q1 at -1.4%. The market’s SAAR is pacing at its lowest level since October 2014 (16.5M units). On the plus side, vehicle incentives are down.

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Ready for 17?

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Address even a handful of these 17 game-changers for ’17, and your competitive advantage will accelerate in 2017. So will your income.

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Strong September for Housing Market

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ESA Great Graphs | First-time homebuyers fueled a brief housing rebound, as home sales perked-up in September. Prices appreciated year-over-year for the 55th straight month.

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Three Trends Through Three Quarters: The I’s Have It

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ESA Car Keys | Through three quarters of 2016, three obvious trends in your local auto market: Imports, incentives, and imbalance. SAAR for September: 17.65M units.

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On Core! ESA Top 5 Minute

ESA Top 5 Minute | Heading into 2017 with a growing arsenal of digital solutions, local media executives still look for answers on the most profitable use of their core digital products, both for their client base and their media companies. ESA’s Jake Winchell has a few answers.

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The Franchise Boom: ESA Top 5 Minute

ESA Top 5 Minute | ESA Senior Partner Adam Armbruster puts the franchise boom in perspective, shedding light on the immediate — and huge — opportunity at hand.

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Analytics’ Last Mile: ESA Top 5 Minute

Top 5 Minute | ESA’s Dave Eckstein demonstrates a subtle shift in analytics from macro level to the Profit Analytic, aligning strong campaign results with execution and expectation.

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What About Auto Profitability? ESA Top 5 Minute

ESA Top 5 Minute | Adam Armbruster provides a snapshot of the automotive market, trending, and profitability challenges. ESA Top 5 Big Digs Webinar, August 24, 2016.

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Automotive GeoMarketing: ESA Top 5 Minute

ESA Top 5 Minute | Senior Partner Adam Armbruster discusses geo marketing and the automotive landscape. ESA Top 5 Big Digs Webinar, August 24, 2016.

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