Aftermarket Business

Alan R. Segal
Poor internal alignment, limited collaboration and weak data optimization are three common failings in category management strategies with retailers that can hinder the best-laid plans in building a profitable product assortment.
Auto Care Association
The Auto Care Association announced the 2017 recipients of its Impact Award: Four for the Future, which annually honors four aftermarket professionals, age 40 or younger, who have made remarkable contributions within the auto care industry.
Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association
The Intellectual Property Council (IPC) of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) is expanding its initiatives to aid its supplier members in protecting IP and market competitiveness.
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The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance welcomed 80 Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper representatives to New Orleans last week for its annual Sales and Marketing Forum.
AutoZone
AutoZone reported net sales of $3.5 billion for its fourth quarter ended August 26, 2017, an increase of 3.3% from the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016. Domestic same store sales, or sales for stores open at least one year, increased
Automechanika Shanghai
Asia’s automotive industry is undergoing rapid technological changes, thanks to the ever-growing consumer demand for new energy vehicles, faster workshop speeds, increased customization options and improved in-car technologies.
Brake Parts Inc
Brake Parts Inc (BPI) recently invested in new manufacturing and testing equipment for its BPI-Laixi plant in Laixi, China to expand brake testing capabilities and increase production capacity.
Why can’t we get shops to train employees? That is where the conundrum comes in -- the training that the shops know they need becomes secondary to their immediate problems at hand.
The big issue for the aftermarket, the one raised by the Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), is whether suppliers can also test AV components the same way auto manufacturers can test vehicles. And the House bill establishes that aut
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Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association, which produces the Consumer Electronics Show, discusses the OEM forum on cooperative partnerships to develop electronic vehicles.

Special Reports

Quality and warranty are the two most important items tire dealers consider when purchasing non-tire aftermarket parts and products, according to the 2017 Aftermarket Business World Tire Dealer 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