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Mitchell 1 offers free webinar series on consumer perceptions
September 24, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Shop owners and managers are invited to join Mitchell 1 and Elite for a free webinar series to learn first-hand what consumers think about the auto repair experience. The complimentary three-part online event will take place Oct. 6, 13 and

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Straw poll: What I learned during Covid
September 22, 2020 by Allan Janssen

    By Peter Bulmer We conducted a straw poll recently to find out what lessons people are taking away from the extraordinary circumstances we’re all facing this year.   I’ve learned…   …to maintain a wide array of services

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Straw Poll: What I’ve learned during Covid
September 22, 2020 by Peter Bulmer

What lessons are people taking away from the extraordinary circumstances we’re all facing this year?

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Commentary: Fishing for profits? Don’t neglect your marketing!
September 17, 2020 by Zara Wishloff

If marketing brings results, the suspension of marketing must surely bring penalties.

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Covid-19: Just the latest challenge
September 16, 2020 by Allan Janssen

By Bob Greenwood Everyone is aware that vehicle technology and business trends are moving forward at a constant pace. Things are changing so fast, in fact, that many automotive repair shops have had to devise strategies to help them keep

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Covid 19: Just the latest challenge
September 16, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Vehicle technology and evolving consumer habits were slowly impacting the aftermarket when Covid-19 came along and upended everything!

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Greenwood: How do you measure success?
September 1, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Here’s a useful exercise. If you normally refer to our industry as a “trade,” try replacing that word with “profession.” Not once in a while… but every time. It will be difficult at first, but soon it will become natural.

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Greenwood: The true cost of running your business
September 1, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The way you measure your business performance needs to evolve, just as your business practices have evolved over the years.

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Why all the fuss about tiered labour rates?
August 26, 2020 by Allan Janssen

By Bob Greenwood, AMAM A lot of repair shops still use a single catch-all labour rate. Jobbers who are watching the industry closely know these shops. If you’re selling parts to shops that stick to a single labour rate, it’s

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Off the Shelf: It’s All in the Detailing
August 26, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Off the Shelf By Susan Hitchon Spending a few days a month with manufacturers’ sales representatives is a time commitment, but it can pay real dividends to learn about the latest automotive products and taking them around to visit your

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Off the Shelf: It’s all in the detailing
August 26, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Seven ways to make the most of visits from manufacturer reps.

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Why all the fuss about tiered labour rates?
August 25, 2020 by Bob Greenwood

Varying the labour rate, depending on the job, is a critical tool for keeping repair shops financially sound.