After a substantial amount of waiting, Portland, Oregon, will soon be home to its first major bikesharing program — with the launch of the recently expanded (before it was even launched) “Biketown” service now slated for July.
Earlier this year, Arturo Sanchez was among 200 participants who tried out for the RGV FC Toros. After two days of scrimmages at the McAllen Sports Park, Sanchez was told he would be notified by e-mail if he had landed a training camp invite.
For several years, Yegor Malinovskii found it difficult to find quality used vehicles at reasonable prices.
The market president of Berlin City Auto Group in Portland, Maine, searched everywhere. He tried the service drives of his eight dealerships in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, and cold-calling people who had listed their vehicles for sale on Craigslist.
But relief is on the way for Malinovskii and other dealers who are in a similar circumstance. The spigot of off-lease and other used vehicles is getting ready to open, big time.
At a time when new-vehicle sales may be growing more slowly, dealerships hoping to turn more to used-car sales will find plenty of supply. But dealers will need skill to successfully take advantage of the increased supply.
“I’m saying “yes’!” said Malinovskii, at the prospect of a more plentiful pool of used vehicles. “If we get an influx of vehicles from the
For those who are tired of clichéd wedding beauty, you know, ringlets of curly tendrils cascading down the face of a beaming bride in all her pearly, white-toothed glory, then you have a friend in Teddi Cranford. Through her burgeoning business, Ms. Cranford, 31, is looking to modernize wedding beauty, one bridezilla at a time. Add that to her status as the go-to stylist for all front-row regulars, and you have one busy woman.