This past weekend I was shopping for a new truck. I really enjoyed the opportunity to compare the ride, seating position and visibility in the new Ford and Ram trucks.
The problem began when I stopped at Countryside GM in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, to test a GMC pickup. Clearly and legally posted on the door was a sign stating that I was not welcome.
I paused and looked at a new car immediately out front while I waited 30 seconds for a salesman to approach me. He was very friendly and asked how he could be of assistance to me. I explained that I was interested in driving a GMC pickup, since one of my friends highly recommends them over the offerings of the other major manufacturers, but I stopped at the front door.
That is where I paused to explain that unfortunately I would not be able to do business with him or his dealership. The sign posted at the door made it clear that Continue reading →