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Collective Wisdom: The 40-40-20 Model
May 19, 2016 by Alan Beech

Sales are good but profits are down… Something must be out of whack!

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Larry Jefferies to be honoured with AIA Distinguished Service Award
May 11, 2016 by CARS Magazine

On May 12th, AIA members will have the opportunity to honour industry leader Larry Jefferies, winner of this year’s AIA Distinguished Service Award. The Distinguished Service Award will be presented at AIA’s Aftermarket Conference for Executives (ACE) being held at

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Management: The Relationship Rule
May 4, 2016 by Andrew Brooks

It’s an accepted truism in business that doing what you can to keep existing customers is a better strategy for business growth than chasing new ones. Not only does it cost more to get new customers, but when new competitors

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Ontario Will Be Canada’s Export Leader in 2016
April 26, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

A resurgent auto sector, high demand in the US, and a low Canadian dollar are driving Ontario’s exports to seven per cent growth this year, the most growth of any province in Canada. EDC’s semi-annual Global Export Forecast predicts that

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AutoZone to release third quarter earnings May 24, 2016
April 25, 2016 by Allan Janssen

AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) will release results for its third quarter ended May 7, 2016, before market open on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Additionally, the company will host a one hour conference call on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, beginning at 10:00

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Management: The Relationship Rule
April 21, 2016 by Andrew Brooks

Retaining customers comes down to people, processes, and the personal touch.

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Uni-Select releases details for the 2016 first quarter results conference call
April 18, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Uni-Select Inc. (TSX:UNS) will hold a conference call between management and financial analysts to discuss its 2016 first quarter results. The conference call will be held on April 28, 2016 at 8:00 AM (EDT). To participate in the conference: Phone

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Ontario Investing In Auto Sector and Creating Jobs In St. Thomas, Ontario
April 15, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Ontario is partnering with automotive supplier Formet Industries in St. Thomas to develop new products and grow its business, creating 66 new jobs and retaining over 1,300 positions. With $1 million in support from the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund,

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Product Feature: The key to selling ride control work
April 14, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Survey shows training leads to effective communication skills which leads to improved sales of shocks and struts.

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AAMCO partners with LoanHero
April 13, 2016 by CARS Magazine

AAMCO is working with LoanHero to provide enhanced consumer financing options to its franchisees systemwide. The company is in the initial stages of rolling out the new consumer finance technology platform, designed to allow customers to submit one credit application

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Car Leasing Is Increasing To The Benefit Of  Used Car Shoppers
April 12, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  New car sales rates have increased 68% — from 10.4 million in 2009 to 17.5 million in 2015 — since the recession, leading more people to lease instead of buy. The rate of people leasing cars rose 26% year-over-year

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Management Insights: Leading and managing
April 12, 2016 by Murray Voth

They are two distinct skill sets… but they’re both critical if you’re going to take your company to the next level.