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Private label losing its appeal to consumers
May 29, 2024 by Adam Malik

While there may have been an initial push for consumers to choose private label options for their automotive aftermarket needs, it appears the area isn’t growing. Nathan Shipley, executive director of industry analysis in automotive at Circana, showed data from

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ASW Conversations: Aftermarket labour challenges
May 28, 2024 by Adam Malik

With thousands of technician positions needing to be filled, there is an urgent need for the automotive aftermarket to find ways to tackle the problem. Enter AIA Canada’s Labour Market Report, released late last year. The report found that the

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U.S. average age continues its rise
May 24, 2024 by Adam Malik

Vehicles south of the border are continuing to get older. New data puts the number at 12.6 years, up two months from 2023. That’s a generally slower pace of growth compared to recent years and more normalized growth, S&P Global

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How much auto repair employment has grown
May 23, 2024 by Adam Malik

Employment levels in the auto repair sector are higher than pre-pandemic levels, according to data from DesRosiers Automotive Consultants. The automotive aftermarket showed robust growth in 2023, with the automotive repair and maintenance sector reaching 121,000 employees by December, surpassing

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What types of videos should you create for social media?
May 21, 2024 by Adam Malik

There’s a case for and against creating do-it-yourself content in your shop. But the bottom line is to be authentic

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Bestbuy celebrates members, vendors at annual gala
May 17, 2024 by Adam Malik

Bestbuy Distributors held its annual gala dinner and warehouse trade event last weekend. The dinner was attended by shareholders and vendor partners at the Westin Toronto Airport Hotel for a night of camaraderie and celebration. Long-standing shareholder members were recognized.

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Auto sales show modest recovery in April
May 16, 2024 by Adam Malik

However, DesRosiers’ numbers show a ‘clear slowdown’ as consumers aren’t yet returning to dealerships at pre-pandemic levels

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Commentary: The Canadian automotive aftermarket needs to plug in
May 14, 2024 by Martyn Johns

The automotive aftermarket is sitting on the sidelines as the electric vehicle transition takes place

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Luxury, mass market vehicle sales diverge
May 10, 2024 by Adam Malik

While new vehicle sales have seen growth in the first quarter of 2024, there is a more nuanced story happening at the segment level. And it’s cause for concern for a leading industry observer. DesRosiers Automotive Consultants has found significant

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Training, training and more training at Worldpac STX
May 9, 2024 by Adam Malik

Thousands of automotive aftermarket professionals gathered in Nashville for training of all kinds

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Can the aftermarket handle returns like Amazon?
May 8, 2024 by Adam Malik

The returns process for Amazon is a significant draw for customers. Automotive aftermarket suppliers and distributors selling directly to customers are trying to offer a better experience to ensure they’re the first call, not the digital retail giant. A panel

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When buying a shop, should you also take the land?
May 7, 2024 by Adam Malik

A financial expert for auto repair likes the idea of including land in the deal when looking to buy an auto repair shop. During the session Transitioning Your Business at the Midwest Auto Care Alliance’s Vision Hi-Tech Training & Expo