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You have too much ‘fluff’ in your expenses. Here’s how to cut it
November 1, 2022 by Adam Malik

Most independent automotive shops have about 15-20 per cent of “fluff” in their expenses — money that is not going to the shop’s bottom line, according to a shop coach. Bryan Stasch, vice president of product and content development at

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How the aftermarket will treat credit card fees
October 28, 2022 by Adam Malik

We asked you if you’d pass on credit card processing fees to customers. Here’s what you said…

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Why techs can’t be afraid to share knowledge
October 27, 2022 by Adam Malik

A successful technician is always learning. But a successful profession is one where the learning is shared among the technicians, said a shop coach. For technicians to be at the top of their game, they need to enjoy school —

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The unsuspecting way you give work away for free
October 25, 2022 by Adam Malik

Does this sound familiar at your shop: A customer needs a new bolt. The shop has a bucket of bolts in the corner. But this is no small bucket. There are hundreds, maybe thousands, of bolts. A technician spends 15

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Why you need to pay attention to economic tea leaves
October 21, 2022 by Adam Malik

Automotive aftermarket businesses need to do a better job of paying attention to economic issues so they know what trends are ahead for their business and plan accordingly, according to coaches. Just as you would look to the sky to

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How to give young techs a career path
October 20, 2022 by Adam Malik

What is the career path of a new automotive technician in your shop? That’s a question Maylan Newton, a shop coach and chief executive officer of Educational Seminars Institute, wants every shop owner, manager and leader in the aftermarket to

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Why shops can’t ‘play bank’ to customers
October 20, 2022 by Adam Malik

An automotive aftermarket shop is not a bank so don’t play one to those who owe you money, urged a shop coach. Collect faster, Bryan Stasch, vice president of product and content development at the Automotive Training Institute, told shop

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Why this expert encourages poaching
October 18, 2022 by Adam Malik

Poach or be poached, an automotive aftermarket talent expert warned automotive aftermarket shop owners. So long as the automotive aftermarket has trouble attracting new people to the industry, poaching is a very real business strategy that all companies need to

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Finding the right person to take over your business
October 14, 2022 by Adam Malik

If you’re looking for the right person to take over your repair shop or jobber store, how do you know they’re not already working for you if you don’t ask them? It may sound like a difficult conversation but it’s

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Control what you can before the surprises bowl you over
October 13, 2022 by Adam Malik

Being able to take the reins on what you can control puts you in a better position to handle the things you can’t control. That’s why it’s important to make decisions quickly when the answer is right in front of

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Business can now add credit card fees
October 12, 2022 by Adam Malik

Automotive aftermarket shops and jobbers are now able to add a surcharge on customers who pay by credit card. But if the bigger merchant trend translates to the aftermarket, it could be shops footing the extra fees when buying parts

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How new investors can help your shop
October 11, 2022 by Adam Malik

Mergers and acquisitions are on the rise in the automotive aftermarket as investors see the industry as an ideal place to put their money. There’s a lot of money sitting on the sidelines that companies and investors are itching to