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Succession Planning: How To Leave Your Business In Good Hands
May 18, 2016 by Donald Cooper MBS, CSP, HOF

When the time comes for you to leave your business, will you be ready? Succession planning is absolutely essential to making a smooth transition to new ownership and management. You need to give it a good deal of thought in

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Millennials Are Re-inventing The DIY Market
May 18, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

For years, industry pundits have been telling us the do-it-yourself market is declining as boomers become older and move out of the market or die off. The younger generations of car owners who follow the boomers, we have been told,

Jobber_News   Feature

How To Navigate Expanding Motor Oil Specs
May 18, 2016 by Tom Venetis

Motor oils are growing more complex. Jobbers not only have to keep ahead of the changes that have happened with motor oils now; they now have to get up to speed on the fast-approaching ILSAC GF-6 standard for motor oils

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THEY DON’T BUILD ’EM LIKE THEY USED TO
May 18, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

publisher’s comment  |  with andrew ross, publisher  »  andrew@newcom.ca They just don’t build cars like they used to. More importantly, though, those who build them don’t see them the way they used to – and neither do those who drive

CARS_Magazine   Feature Business Management

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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7 Reports You Should Read
May 1, 2016 by Andrew Ross

Access to a world of reports at your fingertips is probably one of the best aspects of our current information age, but sometimes it resembles more of a jungle than a highway. Having to slash your way through the clutter

Jobber_News   Feature Vehicle Technology

THEY DON’T BUILD ‘EM LIKE THEY USED TO
April 29, 2016 by Andrew Ross

They just don’t build cars like they used to. More importantly though, those who build them, don’t see them the way they used to. And neither do those who drive them. Car companies have turned their focus significantly from making

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Talking Tech: Finding a blown spark plug
April 28, 2016 by Auto Service World

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Clearing the carbon
March 14, 2016 by By Stephen Albert

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The Changing Face of Parts Retailing
March 10, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

GM’s new Cadillac CT6 sedan features a twin-turbo engine, three dozen stereo speakers, and a rearview mirror able to project live video of objects behind the car – but no compact disc player. GM isn’t the only OEM leaving this

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How to crank up steering, chassis, and driveline sales by exceeding customer expectations
March 10, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

When it comes to steering, chassis, and driveline parts, components change is a constant factor as original equipment manufacturers continue to move towards lighter, more fuel-efficient vehicles. This steady flow of design change not only means more SKUs – it

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Q & A : Jobbers Focusing On Customer Service, New Technologies To Stay Competitive
March 10, 2016 by Tom Venetis

The last two years have seen tremendous changes in the Canadian economy, and those changes are challenging jobbers across the country. Jobber News decided to talk with several jobbers in Canada to get their perspectives on what is happening in