Opinion
  • Retail Offerings

    This month, our contributors discuss why small businesses should think about including a retail offering ...

    This month, our contributors discuss why small businesses should think about including a retail offering into their day-to-day operation. David Clarke Managing Director, Autosupplies (Chesterfield) Ov ...

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  • The Effects of the Extended Winter Period

    Our contributors discuss how the extended winter period has, for better or worse, affected their business ...

    Our contributors discuss how the extended winter period has, for better or worse, affected their businesses. David Clarke Managing Director, Autosupplies (Chesterfield) With the prolonged bout of bad ...

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  • Reaction to Scrapping the 4-1-1 MOT Proposal

    Our contributors offer their opinion on the government’s announcement that the 4-1-1 MOT test proposal ha ...

    Our contributors offer their opinion on the government’s announcement that the 4-1-1 MOT test proposal has been scrapped. David Clarke Managing Director, Autosupplies (Chesterfield) A good call on the ...

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  • Dealing with Data

    With access to data becoming an increasingly important topic in the aftermarket, our contributors discuss ...

    With access to data becoming an increasingly important topic in the aftermarket, our contributors discuss how businesses will have to adapt in order to survive. David Clarke Managing Director, Autosup ...

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  • Marketing an Aftermarket Business

    Our contributors explain how they use marketing as a tool to both generate and maintain business. David C ...

    Our contributors explain how they use marketing as a tool to both generate and maintain business. David Clarke Managing Director, Autosupplies (Chesterfield) Over the past few years, marketing and pro ...

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  • The Ins & Outs of Expanding a Business

    This month, our contributors discuss the ins and outs of expanding a business to a multi-site operation a ...

    This month, our contributors discuss the ins and outs of expanding a business to a multi-site operation and what sort of decisions need to be made before committing to big changes. David Clarke Managi ...

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  • Appeasing Customer Complaints

    This month, our contributors explain why the best way to deal with a customer complaint is by digging dee ...

    This month, our contributors explain why the best way to deal with a customer complaint is by digging deeper and getting to the root of the problem. David Clarke Managing Director, Autosupplies (Chest ...

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  • Electric & Hybrid Vehicles

    This month, our contributors have their say on the topic of electric and hybrid vehicles and how the rece ...

    This month, our contributors have their say on the topic of electric and hybrid vehicles and how the recent announcement by the government to ban petrol and diesel engines by 2040 could affect their b ...

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  • Stay Ahead of the Curve

    Editor's Viewpoint PMF September 2017. It seems like a lifetime ago that I jotted down my thoughts for ou ...

    Editor's Viewpoint PMF September 2017. It seems like a lifetime ago that I jotted down my thoughts for our July/August issue amid the uncertainly of the election result. A deal between the Conservativ ...

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  • Customer-Supplied Parts

    This month, our contributors have their say on the topic of customer- supplied parts and the risks involv ...

    This month, our contributors have their say on the topic of customer- supplied parts and the risks involved with supplying and fitting them. David Clarke Managing Director, Autosupplies (Chesterfield) ...

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