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Old-School Businessman Takes Risks, Employees Reap Rewards

Sep 10, 2012 |  Retro Staff No Comments

We couldn’t help but share this fantastic story about a car dealer who took big risks, built an enterprise, protected his employees’ jobs then gave them a hefty bonus. Howard Cooper opened his card dealership – Howard Cooper Import Center – in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1965. At first he sold Volkswagens, then added Audis

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Classic American Cars: The Edsel

May 07, 2009 |  Retro Staff No Comments

The Edsel’s Poor Timing, Planning and Execution The Edsel was an automobile that has become synonymous with failure. There are many reasons why the car was such a disaster. Simply put, the Edsel failed because of a combination of planning, marketing and production problems. There were internal changes at Ford that resulted in a lack

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