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  • Japanparts: The Power of Three

    Since its creation in 1988, Japanparts Group has specialised in spare parts for Asian, European and Ameri ...

    Since its creation in 1988, Japanparts Group has specialised in spare parts for Asian, European and American vehicles, under its three brands: Japanparts, Ashika and Japko labels. With the head office ...

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  • Discount Car Spares – The Retail Factor

    Having a retail arm is becoming increasingly common amongst factor businesses. Discount Car Spares (DCS) ...

    Having a retail arm is becoming increasingly common amongst factor businesses. Discount Car Spares (DCS) in Leatherhead, Surrey, has been capitalising on this trend for a number of years now, so PMF s ...

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  • Views from the Aftermarket – The OBD Debate

    Retaining access to the OBD port is one of the pivotal issues in the automotive aftermarket. In an attemp ...

    Retaining access to the OBD port is one of the pivotal issues in the automotive aftermarket. In an attempt to provide some clarity on the topic, PMF has approached a select group of individuals, from ...

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  • Full Clutch Kits – Upselling

    The growth in the automotive industry has led to a significant increase in the demand for clutches, yet t ...

    The growth in the automotive industry has led to a significant increase in the demand for clutches, yet they tend to be distress purchases and are rarely stocked en masse by workshops. Valeo Service U ...

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  • Dealing with Distress Purchases

    Mark Dolloway, Sales Director at Schaeffler UK, explains to PMF how self-adjusting clutches (SACs) can be ...

    Mark Dolloway, Sales Director at Schaeffler UK, explains to PMF how self-adjusting clutches (SACs) can be a distress purchase for garages and why this means it is important for factors to stock the ri ...

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  • Express Car Parts

    For this month’s Factor Focus, PMF talks to Mark Taylor at Express Car Parts in Horsham, West Sussex, abo ...

    For this month’s Factor Focus, PMF talks to Mark Taylor at Express Car Parts in Horsham, West Sussex, about the year ahead and how the business deals with the daily challenges of running a multi-branc ...

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  • How to Sell the Correct Lubricant Products to Customers

    Verification of Lubricant Specifications (VLS) deciphers the information on lubricant packaging so that f ...

    Verification of Lubricant Specifications (VLS) deciphers the information on lubricant packaging so that factors can advise their customers on which products they should be buying. In today’s competiti ...

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  • The Evolution of Chicago Pneumatic

    With a heritage that can be traced back to 1889, Chicago Pneumatic remains a long- established brand name ...

    With a heritage that can be traced back to 1889, Chicago Pneumatic remains a long- established brand name within the pneumatic tool industry. Here, we look back at its roots and follow its evolution t ...

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  • Getting to Grips with Gloves

    Fortress Distribution explains how mechanics’ gloves make for the perfect add- on sale, particularly when ...

    Fortress Distribution explains how mechanics’ gloves make for the perfect add- on sale, particularly when a wide range of different gloves – suitable for different tasks – are available. Mechanics' gl ...

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  • Rising From the Ashes

    In the not too distant past, a fire, like the one that destroyed the offices of AGM Complete Parts & ...

    In the not too distant past, a fire, like the one that destroyed the offices of AGM Complete Parts & Components, would have been the end of most motor factors. Thankfully, through modern day data ...

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