Amazon is great for retailers who have their own warehouses and excel at fulfillment and customer service. But just because you meet their fulfillment standards doesn’t guarantee sales. To get traffic and conversions, you need to optimize your listings by applying popular search terms in your product description and bullet points.
If employees in auto parts stores could have it their way, would they vote Amazon out of the marketplace? Scores of counter people who serve on the frontlines are at risk of being replaced by e-commerce technologies.
Tier one auto parts suppliers are pushing Congress to allow them to test automated vehicles (AVs) like OEMs are allowed to do. The OEMs can apply to the Department of Transportation to test AVs under an exemption approved as part of the FAST Act.
I have visited shops with full parking lots who think they are busy, but realistically, nothing is moving. The repairs are all scheduled, regardless if a technician is available to work on them, just because it is Monday.
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.
While investors and many industry executives are preoccupied with the Amazon DIY threat, they should not downplay Amazon's interest in the commercial repair shops, which represents $95 billion in market share.
When it comes developing the use of autonomous vehicles, Paul Brubaker, president and CEO of the Alliance for Transportation Innovation, thinks the Trump administration can't do worse than the Obama administration.
The capability of Alexa taking care of your nether regions is nothing compared to what she’s about to do for your car. Ford and Volkswagen announced that they are integrating this new Amazon technology into their cars.
With Amazon selling auto parts online, it's clear that digital cataloging is more critical than ever. Amazon’s key aftermarket vendors understand the interconnectedness of the entire online shopping experience that revolves around a content-rich catalog.