All-store field trip to a Milwaukee Brewers game
• Dealer: Gregg Kunes
• Dealership Group: Kunes Country Auto Group
• Full-time employees: 83
• 2014 new-vehicle sales: 530, down 9.9%
• 2014 used-vehicle sales: 912, up 0.1%
• Cool perk: Free lunch on Saturdays
• Employee benefit: Tickets to national sporting events and VIP access to sports personalities the dealership sponsors.
• Jennifer Myers, director of marketing, on an example of promoting from within: "Our new general manager, Tom Fohr, began with us as a sales consultant in 2008 at our Antioch, Ill., store, was promoted to sales manager, then finance manager, and now he's general manager of one of the group's most successful stores."