Newspapers are very concerned about competitors getting in between them and their customers — competitors like Craigslist or Google, but what happens if some of the biggest advertisers for advertisers go out of business because of the Internet. Michael Arrington shares his experience in buying a car from CarsDirect.
On Monday evening I called two local Honda dealers, told them I was going to buy through CarsDirect but would get it from them instead if they would match the price. Both said no. One laughed at me before saying no.
Dealers and classified managers across the nation should cringe.
[tags]classifieds, newspapers, car dealers, car buying[/tags]