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The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Wraps Up 2016 Sales & Marketing Forum
September 29, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

John R. Washbish addresses the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Sales and Marketing Committee and IT Committee Joint Session. The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance held its annual Sales and Marketing Forum at the Plaza Marriott in San Antonio, Texas on September

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Only 3 Days Left For Counterperson of the Year Nominations
September 28, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Here’s your chance to acknowledge the hardest-working, most helpful and efficient auto parts counterperson you know – by nominating him or her for the Jobber News Counterperson of the Year Award. The Jobber News Counterperson of the Year Award seeks to

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Counterperson of the Year Nominations For 2016 Are Open
September 16, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Here’s your chance to acknowledge the hardest-working, most helpful and efficient auto parts counterperson you know – by nominating him or her for the Jobber News Counterperson of the Year Award. The Jobber News Counterperson of the Year Award seeks to

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FinishMaster Opens First Store In Canada
September 15, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

    Discovery Auto Color Plus celebrated their inaugural launch as the first Canadian FinishMaster branch in Canada. FinishMaster Canada Inc., is a subsidiary of Uni-Select Inc. “It’s been a challenging few months but we got it done,” said former

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Ideal Supply Announces Change of Ownership
September 13, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Ideal Supply Company Limited, a southwestern Ontario wholesale distributor to the electrical, industrial and automotive industries has announced the sale of the company to Deschênes Group Inc. Deschênes Group is a privately family-owned Canadian company based in Montreal. Founded

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Hope And Cope Walkathon
September 9, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Jobber News readers and industry members are invited to this year’s Hope & Cope Walkathon, organized by Dorval, Sources, and St-Henri Auto Parts. Hope & Cope is a beacon to anyon touched by cancer by teaching, guiding and supporting cancer-affected

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Counterperson of the Year Nominations For 2016 Are Open
September 7, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

    Here’s your chance to acknowledge the hardest-working, most helpful and efficient auto parts counterperson you know – by nominating him or her for the Jobber News Counterperson of the Year Award. The Jobber News Counterperson of the Year Award seeks

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Uni-Select Opens First Bumper-to-Bumper Corporate Store
September 6, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

      Uni-Select Inc.  has officially opened its first corporate store in Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec under its new “Bumper to Bumper – Canada’s Parts People” branding. Uni-Select is rebranding all of its corporate stores under the Bumper to Bumper banner. The official

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Innovative Business Series coming to GTA
August 29, 2016 by Allan Janssen

One-day event to feature presentations from high profile industry leaders who will share insights on key topics that impact the current automotive aftermarket industry in Canada.

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WORLDPAC’s Bob Cushing named Advance’s new VP of commercial business
August 22, 2016 by CARS Magazine

WORLDPAC president Bob Cushing, has been promoted to a newly created position of executive vice president of commercial business at parent company Advance Auto Parts. WORLDPAC had been part of Raleigh-based General Parts International before it was acquired by Advance

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“The Group” Leverages Global Resources to Address New Training and Information Needs
August 17, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  The Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) has been conducting focus groups nationwide to identify and explore its customers’ future training and information needs and is working with global partners to provide best-in-class programs and resources.   With support

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Advance Auto Parts Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2016 Results
August 16, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Advance Auto Parts, Inc. has announced its financial results for the second quarter ended July 16, 2016. Second quarter GAAP earnings per diluted share (Diluted EPS) were $1.68. Second quarter adjusted earnings per diluted share (Adjusted EPS) were $1.90