Financial

  • It appears the technicians who own these shops, first and foremost, are pretty decent technicians. He appears to be morally in check in that he really wants to do the job right and try to serve the customer well. 
    Bob Greenwood
  • This new what is a dramatic shift change in business culture, and it is making many shop owners very nervous in the sense they are questioning to themselves, “Am I up to this?” or asking, “Can I do this?” and “Will I understand this?”
    Bob Greenwood
  • Are you up to date with your business financial management guidelines to operate your shop today? Take the time to do the following test on these basic questions just to see where you sit. 
    Bob Greenwood
  • Robert Bosch LLC has established an education scholarship and employment grant program through the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Foundation with a gift of $50,000. 
    bosch
  • A big step, which today many progressive shops don’t talk too much about, is the understanding of having a personal business coach and mentor working behind the scenes with them on their business.    
    Bob Greenwood
  • It is not all about you and what you pay hourly. It is all about how many hours per day the technician gets billed.
    Bob Greenwood
  • Many shop owners are convinced they can’t raise their rate because it would price them out of their marketplace. Many shop owners believe they only need more car count. I disagree.
    Bob Greenwood
  • A multitude of job paths exist in auto care for veterans’ civilian life success.
    Bob Greenwood
  • To enjoy a great ROI, the shop must have a great business net income after a professional owner/management wage has been paid and after the income tax on the profits of the shop have been factored in.
    Bob Greenwood
  • It is important to build into your business budgets, money to develop material that educates the consumer on the real costs of running this business.
    Bob Greenwood
  • Representatives from Matco Tools and Susan G. Komen just celebrated the start of its “Tools for the Cause” campaign, which has raised more than $436,596.39 for breast cancer awareness.
    matco tools
  • The most important relationship that a shop owner must achieve today is the one with the shop’s clientele.
    Bob Greenwood
  • If you want to stabilize your car count and hold on to your customers through their purchase of new cars, you are going to have to be proficient at selling maintenance. 
    chris chubby frederick, ati
  • The World Franchising Network has compiled and published its fifth annual list of the “50 Top Franchises for Veterans.”  Recognized for the dedication to providing military veterans with a strong business opportunity, Driven Brands, Inc. has been named to the 2014 list.
    driven brands, meineke, maaco
  • I hope by now you are asking yourself what you can do to keep your employees married to you for life. You can start by asking yourself if you are ready to accept the role of a true leader.
    chris chubby frederick, ati
  • Tenneco’s MonroeShocks and Struts brand has launched its “driving Safety” promotion, an offer that gives consumers a chance to earn a prepaid card valued at up to $30 for qualifying Monroe and Rancho product purchases.
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  • I have often wondered why some years I achieve my goals and some years I don’t. Sometimes I blame it on the goals being too lofty, or someone or something got in my way.
    chris chubby frederick, ati
  • Meineke Car Care Center, the 41-year-old automotive repair franchise with more than 960 locations in 48 states and five countries, is experiencing robust growth in the second quarter. 
    meineke
  • Instead of suffering that 11th-hour shock, my strong suggestion would be to start running your business with an end (like retirement) in mind. 
    searchautoparts
  • I have never met a great relationship-based salesperson who didn’t need a sales manager to keep them consistent. Selling is not like riding a bicycle; there are good days and bad days.
    chris chubby frederick, ati