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Masterpieces of Metal: Canadian Matteo Medoro does it again

Masterpieces of Metal: Canadian Matteo Medoro does it again

For the third time, young builder Matteo Medoro has risen to the top of the list in competition. This time, the Edmonton builder's 1947 Dodge truck creation was named the top truck entry in the Masterpieces of Metal contest. In each of the past two years, the autobody...

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Norm Rose: Customer service professionalism during COVID-19

Norm Rose: Customer service professionalism during COVID-19

By Norm Rose, Excel Sales Consulting With all the ways COVID-19 has changed how we do business day to day, your stores are likely looking a little different today than in the past. However, your levels of customer service should be as high, or even higher than ever....

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Uni-Select announces Canadian supplier awards

Uni-Select announces Canadian supplier awards

Uni-Select Inc. announced the winners of its annual Canadian Automotive Group Awards for its top Canadian supply partners. This year, Uni-Select honoured Brake Parts Inc LLC as the recipient of the Diamond Award, the highest recognition granted to a supplier...

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Ford and Hyundai take top vehicle awards

Ford and Hyundai take top vehicle awards

Ford and Hyundai came away as the big winners in the 2021 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year (NACTOY) Awards. After hundreds of hours of test drives, research and evaluation, NACTOY's independent jurors voted for Hyundai Elantra, as the North...

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Store design and COVID

Store design and COVID

Despite the effects that the pandemic has had on many aftermarket operations, a recent survey by NPD showed that do-it-yourself business is up markedly. This bodes well for shops with retail showrooms, but store design can have a real impact on performance. However,...

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Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance plans 2022 AAPEX event

Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance plans 2022 AAPEX event

“The 2015 and 2018 Jackpot Conventions were both huge successes, and we are thrilled to be returning for round three in 2022,” said JC Washbish, vice president of sales & marketing at the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance. The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc....

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Recommitting to best work-from-home practices

Recommitting to best work-from-home practices

As much of Canada’s aftermarket heads into the new year amid rising COVID-19 rates and tightened restrictions on many elements of our personal and professional lives, recommitting to work-from-home best practices can help productivity and personal wellbeing. Eight...

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