Cox Automotive announced Jan. 25 the launch of Complete Retail, a revolutionary end-to-end digital retail experience that allows consumers and retailers to complete the shopping and buying processes from anywhere.
Cox Automotive is uniquely positioned to bring every step of the car-buying journey and every part of the deal process together---start, flow, sign and close. More than an iterative step, Cox Automotive Complete Retail is a transformational leap that unlocks a new era of car selling and buying.
Cox Automotive Complete Retail is underpinned by and serviced through a suite of the auto industry's most recognized, trusted and connected solutions: Autotrader, Dealer.com, Kelley Blue Book, VinSolutions and Dealertrack.
Because it gathers consumer data and activity from the two largest automotive marketplaces, Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, and from multiple dealer websites---Dealer.com operates 60% of all dealership websites in the U.S.---the Cox Automotive Complete Retail portfolio is positioned to possibly initiate nearly three out of four car purchases, supporting more than 100 million unique website visitors and generating more than 72 million monthly emails to car shoppers.
By sharing data across advertising, website, CRM and F&I solutions and applying precise, location-based variables such as incentives and applicable taxes, Complete Retail simplifies and offers greater flexibility to each stage of a car deal, creating an omni-channel retail experience for customers.
"For years, retailers and consumers have asked for the freedom to start and complete the car buying experience from anywhere, without having to backtrack, start over or re-enter data at any point in the journey---now they have that freedom," said Lori Wittman, senior vice president, dealer software solutions, at Cox Automotive. "Complete Retail isn't just software, it's progress toward the future that only Cox Automotive could bring together in one place."
Expansive and scalable, Complete Retail is the first end-to-end retail experience to bear the Cox Automotive name. With Complete Retail, retailers can now engage more buyers and...