TITLE

Acting on GOOD ADVICE

AUTHOR(S)
SMITH, MARK
PUB. DATE
July 2014
SOURCE
Aftermarket Business World;Jul2014, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's perspectives on the habit of giving opinions within the automotive aftermarket. The author says that everyone is ready to listen to opinion but few are willing to act on good advice. He says that opinions are like blog sites, which customers and consumers would rather believe in more than a professional advice. He argues that opinions are painless advice that offer just enough hope of overcoming a professional.
ACCESSION #
97756595

 

Related Articles

  • SAUDI NEW CAR SALES EXPECTED TO SLUMP, AFTERMARKET PARTS SALES TO EXPAND.  // Middle East Business Intelligence;4/5/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p6 

    Presents information on the automobile industry and the automobile aftermarket parts sector in Saudi Arabia in April 2001. Estimated growth in the aftermarket parts sector per year; Approximate number of registered vehicles in the country; Factors contributing to the role of Saudi Arabia as the...

  • Staying connected. Arnold, Ted // Automotive Marketing;Dec96, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p2 

    Discusses the performance of the automotive aftermarket in 1996. Year of intense activity; Decrease in performance of automotive maintenance or repair chores in 1996 by customers; Reason for the retail chain's aggressive expansion into the service dealer market; Confirmation of the general...

  • Late braking news.  // Automotive Marketing;Dec96, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p56 

    Presents several news items about the automotive aftermarket industry in the United States. Includes the purchase of majority of CSK Auto's stocks by Investcorp; Agreement by Reddi-Brake with its principal creditors to work out an orderly repayment of past debts; Acquisition by Parts Source/Ace...

  • Surf the wave or drown: Things to watch to survive the future. Katcher, Phil // Automotive Marketing;Jan1999, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p12 

    Presents highlights of the 1998 Global Aftermarket Symposium in Chicago, Illinois and the 1998 Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week. Five areas that will drive the aftermarket; Growth in the light truck market; Consolidation as an economic trend in the aftermarket.

  • Study: DIYer Maintenance Down.  // Motor Age;Sep2001, Vol. 120 Issue 9, p51 

    Focuses on the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) segment of the automotive aftermarket in the United States. Administration of research study by the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association ; Decline on the percentage of households performing light, medium or heavy-duty DIY maintenance; Accounts on...

  • Aftermarket product manufactures have concepts down to a... Aylward, Larry // Aftermarket Business;Jan94, Vol. 104 Issue 1, p12 

    Reports that informative packaging is the key to successful aftermarket products. Aftermarket manufactures concepts; Selection of top products for Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week; How products are judged; Profile of products selected.

  • California legislation supports OE parts specs access.  // Aftermarket Business;06/01/94, Vol. 104 Issue 6, p14 

    Explains a California legislation which requires vehicle manufacturers to provide independent aftermarket sources with complete information to inspect, test and repair vehicles.

  • Down to business.  // Aftermarket Business;06/01/94, Vol. 104 Issue 6, p14 

    Reports on news developments pertaining to companies in the automobile aftermarket business as of June 1994. Includes establishment of Lapidus-Moshontz Associates Ltd.; Product expansion efforts of Crila Plastic Industries Ltd.; Ranking of Tripledge-brand name wiper blades in the annual Nielsen...

  • Hard parts market to reach $8.9 billion by 2000.  // Aftermarket Business;10/01/94, Vol. 104 Issue 10, p1 

    Reports on the projected growth of the automotive aftermarket industry in the United States by the year 2000. Estimated compound annual rate of the growth; Forecast on improvements in Office of Environmental Mediation (OEM)-level quality resulting in reduced demand for replacement parts;...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics