He took his business to his customers – at the airport! Learn how Warren Avis revolutionized the rent-a-car business and made a fortune! The story of Avis Rent-a-Car.
What they do:
When Ford dealer Warren Avis saw businesses begin flying sales reps to distant cities, he opened a rental car business at Detroit’s Willow Run airport.
About the business:
Warren Avis sold the company 8 years later for $8 million. For 60 years Avis has remained a leader in the rental industry.