In Reply to: Ultimate consumer tool posted by MikeW on October 08, 1999 at 15:39:57:
: Alot of the retail sales organizations hate this fact. My last internet fed obsession/hobby was (and still is) home theater. I'd walk into a store, know more about the gear than the people selling it, and know what the best price anyone in the country paid. And if I couldn't find what I wanted locally, for what I wanted to pay, I could scour the country for the best price.
: Alot of retail sales is going to have to come to grips with the internet (which is happening), or get wiped out.
: : The Automotive Retailing industry, in general,
: : has never seen a class of buyers as sharp as today's internet buyer... You guys are the "Ultimate Nightmare" for most car dealers... Your level of sophistication is very
: : intimidating... I think that you guys are cool!!!