Aftermarket Business

Auto service franchises had a good year selling auto parts in 2016 and look forward to even a better year going forward, according to the Aftermarket Business World 2017 Auto Service Franchise study.
Advance Auto Parts
Advance Auto Parts was recognized as a 2017 Retailer of the Year, one of four leading retail businesses to receive the honor from the North Carolina Retail Merchants Association.
Genuine Parts Company
Thomas C. Gallagher, Executive Chairman of Genuine Parts Company, informed the Board of Directors of his decision to retire as an executive officer and employee of the company, effective June 30, 2017.
For the third consecutive year, AutoZone claimed the top spot in the annual Aftermarket Business World Top 25 Auto Chain Report, which lists companies by their number of company-owned stores in North America.
Frost & Sullivan
OEMs are scouting, investing in, and acquiring startups that enable speed to market, long-term business sustainability, and the development of end-to-end automotive solutions for customers.
AASA
Paul McCarthy, MEMA senior vice president, strategy, planning and insights, has assumed an additional position at AASA as its executive vice president.
Based on current growth patterns in VIO, the aftermarket sweet spot will begin to rebound in 2018 and continue to increase for the next several years.
Philips
The Philips Automotive Lighting Catalog features automotive lighting technology for applications on all types of domestic and import cars, SUVs, light trucks and vans from model years 1999 to 2016.
Auto Care Association
The Auto Care Association has released the China Market Report, a comprehensive assessment covering all major aspects of the developing China automotive aftermarket.
Scott Luckett
Today’s Amazon is yesterday’s AutoZone. They don’t feel an obligation to do things the way they’ve always been done. And they are constantly innovating to hone in on those things that customers value the most.

Special Reports

Auto service franchises had a good year selling auto parts in 2016 and look forward to even a better year going forward, according to the Aftermarket Business World 2017 Auto Service Franchise study.

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Last week, the Aftermarket Business World team attended the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas from November 3-5. Take a look at some of our photos and top stories below....Read more