Trade Disrupted (Multi-part Series): “Curb Purchase” Segment Increasing due to Technology and Industry Trends

In this white paper, MK&A explains that new C2B technologies and industry trends are contributing to the growth of the “curb purchase” segment.


  • Emerging C2B tools and services are creating new vehicle remarketing options for consumers.  Growing dependence on used cars by franchise dealers is supporting the growth of these offerings.
  • Franchise and independent dealers are acquiring more inventory directly from consumers and indirectly via third-party C2B services.
  • Increased curb purchases bring efficiencies and conveniences to wholesale and retail transactions.