One-price Car Selling Catches On read the headline in the San Francisco Examiner.
The elimination of haggling with the sales manager and his sharp pencil was "a revenge fantasy come true for anyone who's ever suffered through a high-pressure sales pitch."
The article went on to report that a Chrysler Buick dealer in St. Petersburg, Fla. claimed that his sales had doubled since he fired his sales staff and began slapping a dollar amount on the window of every new car on his lot and told customers, "That's our price. Take it or leave it." The article went on to assert that "a growing number of dealerships across the U.S. have replaced haggling with fixed, non-negotiable prices