Car Salesmen Come Off as Pretty Skeezy in Vroom's New Ads

Fresh off an IPO, ecommerce platform capitalizes on consumers' dislike of the showroom

Two years ago, Gallup surveyed 1,000 Americans to find out which professions they trusted the most—and the least. At the top: nurses. And nearly at the bottom of a very long list was the car salesman, with a mere 8% of consumers viewing them as trustworthy. Indeed, the only job that ranked worse was being a member of Congress.