ADP to buy Cobalt, Dealix; used car sites, take note
by Sharon Hill
09 Jul 2010The Dealer Services Group of business and payroll service outsourcer Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) just announced that it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire The Cobalt Group approximately the third quarter of this year. This attempt to one-stop-shop several dealer and consumer services for auto has the potential of seriously competing with other automotive verticals and pure pl
Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.