Nissan testing experimental dealer with no desks or offices
Nissan thinks it has found a better way to sell cars, and it involves stripping showrooms of everything but the cars and sales te hermes uk am. The brand calls the experiment the Nissan New Retail Concept, and it might get tested in the US in a few years.
The concept is relatively simple. Showrooms ditch offices, reception counters, cubicles and desks. Instead salespeople walk around inside and outside the dealer with mobile devices to assist customers and even complete sales. Associates are trained to take immediate responsibility for each visitor they encounter. For example, if owners comes inside with a problem with their vehicle, the employee escorts them to the service department and introduces them.
A dealer in London has been testing the new layout for the last nine months, and so far it reports better customer satisfaction, loyalty and most importantly higher sales. Nissan next plans to launch test stores in Moscow and Stuttgart. Then it will broaden out to more of Western Europe and finally will be tested in the Japan, the US and the Middle East, according to Automotive News.
Koen Maes, Vice President Customer and Retail Experience of Nissan Europe, came up with the idea. “The whole idea of taking a shopper male or female back into a back room to finalize the deal is threatening. We want to get away from that,” he hermes uk said to Au hermes uk tomotive News.
The concept is certainly novel and echoes the customer centric sales strategy used to sell many luxury goods. Salespeople might not welcome the inability to sit down while working, though. He acknowledged my existence but continued talking on the phone, shuffling papers around, answering the phone a couple more times etc. If the employees are as incompetent as they were that day hermes uk , I won’t buy there.
March 26 2014 at 11:27 PM
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