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Sales or Fixed Ops: Who is going to take the lead next year?

Sales or Fixed Ops: Who is going to take the lead next year?

By: Heather King | December 17th, 2018

The common trend continuing into 2019 is a focus on the customer -- any customer -- regardless if its through car sales, part sales, or service. No surprise there. So where should you efficiently spend your money next year to…

Shop concern of the month: The tech shortage part 2

Shop concern of the month: The tech shortage part 2

By: Heather King | August 21st, 2018

In the first part, we talked about how the tech shortage came about. In this article, we will take a look at how the shortage will impact your parts business. Let’s start out with some perspective on what your colleagues…

Overcoming obstacles for young shop owners

Overcoming obstacles for young shop owners

By: Jamie Bryson | August 2nd, 2018

According to AARP, 10,000 baby boomers are turning 65 every single day, and this trend is expected to continue into the 2030s. The automotive shop industry is feeling the impact from this trend, and although many plan to work past…

Shop concern of the month: The impact of Amazon

Shop concern of the month: The impact of Amazon

By: Heather King | July 11th, 2018

If you would have predicted an online bookstore would shake up the Aftermarket parts market, I’m not sure I would have believed you. Yet here we are, 24 years after Amazon began in Jeff Bezos garage, and repair shops are…

It's National Car Care Month!

It's National Car Care Month!

By: Heather King | April 13th, 2018

We all know routine auto care an maintenance keeps our customers safely on the road. This month, share smart care care tips like this free Car Care Guide along with this Car Care Annual Checklist from The Car Care Council:

Gone Phishing: Is your company data secure?

Gone Phishing: Is your company data secure?

By: Celeste Hall | February 8th, 2018

According to Verizon’s 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report, phishing was involved in 43% of all data breaches. So what is phishing? Is it a threat to me? How do I defend against it? What is a phishing scam? Phishing scams…