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Vertu makes the best of a bad lot

Vertu makes the best of a bad lot

Between supply-side regulation challenges, rising costs and declining new car registrations, the automotive retailers are in an unenviable position, which looks unlikely to ease up in the short term. However, management at Vertu Motors (VTU) takes a somewhat counter-intuitive line on the opportunities such a market presents, citing a likely shake-out of smaller, under-capitalised dealers, which should open-up consolidation opportunities for the UK's fifth-largest auto retailer (by revenue). 

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