Former DCH vice chairman departs Lithia Motors

Former DCH Auto Group vice chairman is leaving Lithia Motors on July 1.
Automotive News reports Susan Scarola,  one of the most high-profile women in auto retailing played a pivotal role in bringing the high-volume import retailer into Lithia’s fold last year. Since the deal was closed in October, she has been Lithia’s  ”industry ambassador.”
“Susan was an invaluable part of the combination of the two organizations, and she was intending to retire after the combination,”  Lithia CEO Bryan DeBoer told Automotive News. “Her role was to find a suitor for DCH, make sure it went well and mentor it for a short period of time.”

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The mafia and Las Vegas have long been linked in truth and fiction.
Now the Dutch Mafia is head to Vegas.
As is usually the case when Grants Pass-based Dutch Bros. opens a drive-thru in a new market it makes a big splash. That’s the case in the latest once again. Here’s a report from Eater Vegas about the new location at 2840 E. Tropicana Ave.

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What Walmart wants, Walmart gets even if it has to barge in the back door. That’s what a coalition of non-profit organizations are alleging in a complaint filed with the Internal Revenue Service.
Here’s what The Washington Post reports about alleged inappropriate activity by Walmart Foundation after  San Francisco Jobs with Justice, Respect DC Coalition, New York Communities for Change, and similar organizations filed a complaint.

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