Ricart Automotive opens Newark lot for used vehicle pick-ups, shopping

NEWARK — The Ricart Automotive mega shopping mall did not basically shift to Newark, but the 67-acre dealership in Groveport is as near as your laptop or computer and excursion to the new Ricart Express Newark on West Church Road in Newark.

The Ricart Express Newark at 1525 W. Church St.,   at the grand opening on Friday.

The Ricart Express Newark at 1525 W. Church St., at the grand opening on Friday.

Subsequent the trend of on the web shopping for cars, Ricart opened its smallest dealership Friday on a 50 percent-acre applied car or truck whole lot at 1525 W. Church St., subsequent to Independence Car Body.

The dealership will serve as a choose-up point for employed motor vehicle purchases from Ricart’s on the internet retailing application, Categorical Checkout, as effectively as a traditional employed car or truck dealership, with cars not scheduled for choose up regularly rotated to give selections for buyers.

Rick Ricart, president of Ricart Automotive Team, visited the new area for the grand opening on Friday.

“It makes it possible for access to the overall mega shopping mall to Newark and Licking County,” Ricart explained. “There will be on line possibilities on the internet site for them to do nowadays.

Rick Ricart does his signature "we're dealin' " at the grand opening of the Ricart Express Newark on Friday.

Rick Ricart does his signature “we’re dealin’ ” at the grand opening of the Ricart Convey Newark on Friday.

“Folks just want to simply click a pair buttons and consider delivery. We have to adapt and realize that’s how our customers want to obtain cars in the long term. They are not going to be in in this article for hours waiting around for lender approvals. The authentic backbone is convenience. We conserve them time to journey to the mega shopping mall.”

Ricart will have up to three staff stationed at the new site. Jeremy Tudor, common manager of utilised cars and trucks, and Ted Hanawalt, product sales director, both equally Pataskala residents, will be working at the Newark place.

Tudor explained the stock of autos in Newark will improve day-to-day. There were 47 cars there Friday, including compact and midsize SUVs, and some sports activities autos and trucks.

“A great deal of scaled-down stores never have that chance,” Tudor stated. “The assortment is limitless for us. We’re heading to modify the way people acquire automobiles. Hoping to do every little thing digitally. It usually takes absent time put in at a dealership.”

Ted Hanawalt, Ricart sales director

Ted Hanawalt, Ricart gross sales director

Ricart Automotive is aware what automobiles Newark-spot people prefer. Tops is the Honda CR-V.

“Google tells us what this zip code is wanting for,” Tudor claimed. “6 months of details from a 12-mile radius of this shop.”

Hanawalt, a 35-12 months Ricart staff, mentioned, “I appreciate it. I definitely enjoy it. It is a good locale. It is a excellent concept. I’ve had folks halt in psyched for us.”

The 1,200-square-foot creating and adjacent lot is Ricart’s 1st dealership place in central Ohio with a concentrate on satisfying on the net orders. The dealership is located in a developing previously used as a dentist’s business,

“When you see a actual physical title on a making, it aids connect with the visibility on television,” Ricart reported. “This idea of the digital retail store where by you invest in on the net is a new process. A great deal of individuals have not bought a car or truck in the previous two years, and it’s a unique working experience. It’s endlessly modified.”

Newark has the only Ricart Express location, but other individuals may well be additional at some level.

“There is no subsequent step system,” Ricart said. “We want to permit this notion be a accomplishment. But this can be replicated pretty quickly.”

Jeremy Tudor, general manager of Ricart used cars

Jeremy Tudor, basic supervisor of Rica
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Ricart Automotive employs far more than 600 at its new and new and utilised vehicle dealerships in Groveport and Dublin, and sells about 15,000 new and utilised motor vehicles every year.

Ricart Ford was established in 1953, by Rick Ricart’s grandfather, Paul Ricart Sr., who opened Ricart Ford that year in Canal WInchester. In 2011, Rick assumed all profits and marketing and advertising functions at the dealership in Groveport and labored as a solution expert. In 2018, he was appointed co-president of the organization.

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