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Auto-Wares Expands Distribution Network In Wisconsin
May 25, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Auto-Wares Group of Companies has announced that it will be expanding its network of company owned store locations. Parts Hut will be joining Auto-Wares group of stores to expand its distribution network in Wisconsin. Parts Hut, operating in Hartland

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Ware’s Automotive and Industrial Supply Named Jobber News Jobber of the Year
May 24, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

Ware’s Automotive and Industrial Supply, based in Acton and Georgetown, Ontario has been selected as the 2016 Jobber News Jobber of the Year. Ware’s Automotive is a NAPA associate and operates two stores. The first store, located in Acton, opened

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Advance Auto Parts Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2016 Adjusted Cash EPS of $2.51
May 19, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Advance Auto Parts, Inc. has announced its financial results for the first quarter ended April 23, 2016. First quarter adjusted earnings per diluted share (Adjusted Cash EPS) were $2.51. These results exclude $0.11 of amortization of acquired intangible assets

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Boyd Autobody & Glass Acquires Long Time British Columbia Licensed Partner
May 18, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  The Boyd Group Inc. has announced the acquisition and opening of a location operated by one of its long-time licensed partners. Boyd Autobody & Glass “Galaxie” has been a licensed partner in our program since Sept 1997 and has

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Fort McMurray Jobber Pitches In
May 16, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

Tom Stroud, (pictured above)  is a 30 year resident of Fort McMurray and  the owner of two Bumper to Bumper stores (Thickwood & Gregoire). Both locations were evacuated on Tuesday, May 3/16, along with the 80,000 other residents when the

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NAPA Ontario holds weekend business conference
May 9, 2016 by Allan Janssen

Break-out sessions covered topics such as marketing, new products, auto technology, and how to manage accounts-receivable.

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WORLDPAC STX conference draws 1500 to Dallas-area convention centre
April 27, 2016 by Allan Janssen

Event combined industry-leading training, a comprehensive trade show, multiple networking opportunities, and plenty of entertainment.

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WORLDPAC opens master distribution center in Dallas
April 27, 2016 by Allan Janssen

New 500,000 square foot facility will service the Texas branch network and the surrounding regions.

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Last Chance For Jobber Of The Year Nominations
April 26, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Nominations are set to close April 30 2016  for Jobber News Jobber of the Year Award. Since 1984 the award has recognized Jobbers who epitomize the values of the automotive aftermarket through business excellence, community service, and industry contributions.

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Bogi Lateiner To Keynote Phoenix Area Automotive Training Event
April 19, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Bogi Lateiner, a master mechanic and owner of the award winning auto repair shop 180 Degrees Automotive in Phoenix, will provide the keynote address for the April 29-30 SERVICE-EDU automotive training event at the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) campus

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Federated, Pronto Hold First Joint Vendor Expo as ‘The Group’
April 19, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

Pronto shareholders and Federated members came out in force to attend the inaugural Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) Vendor Expo held April 13 at the Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona. The highly successful event showcased valued supplier partners

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Advance Auto Parts Names Thomas Greco CEO
April 6, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Advance Auto Parts, Inc. has announced that the Company has named Thomas (Tom) Greco as CEO and a director, effective April 11, 2016. Mr. Greco will succeed George Sherman, who has served as interim CEO since January, 2016. Mr.