Factor Focus
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Engineering Power

    Drifting from the more traditional motor factor business, this month, PMF talks to Steve Burton, Managing ...

    Drifting from the more traditional motor factor business, this month, PMF talks to Steve Burton, Managing Director at Burton Power. Originally an engineering company providing specialist services to t ...

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  • Dunlops Auto Shop

    PMF takes a trip to Glasgow to talk to veteran factor business owner, Fred Dunlop, about the years he’s s ...

    PMF takes a trip to Glasgow to talk to veteran factor business owner, Fred Dunlop, about the years he’s spent in the industry and how he has had to adapt his approach to a changing market. Q. Thank yo ...

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  • Supply & Demand

    PMF last visited Autosupplies, Chesterfield, in 2015 as the company celebrated its 25th anniversary. Awar ...

    PMF last visited Autosupplies, Chesterfield, in 2015 as the company celebrated its 25th anniversary. Award-winning Managing Director, David Clarke, lives and breathes the business. We caught up with h ...

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  • Andrew Page Reaches Centenary Year

    2017 marks 100 years since the first Andrew Page branch opened. Here, to mark the milestone, PMF looks ba ...

    2017 marks 100 years since the first Andrew Page branch opened. Here, to mark the milestone, PMF looks back on the history of the company, talks about what’s to come in the future and speaks to an And ...

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  • Runs in the Family

    PMF speaks to Gary Shulman, Managing Director of BBC Superfactors, about running a family business, the c ...

    PMF speaks to Gary Shulman, Managing Director of BBC Superfactors, about running a family business, the company’s recent expansion and its success so far. Q. Thank you very much for speaking to PMF. F ...

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  • Factor Focus: TM Factors

    PMF catches up with Francis Jennings, Director of TM Factors, to find out how the family run business cop ...

    PMF catches up with Francis Jennings, Director of TM Factors, to find out how the family run business copes with the challenges of operating in rural Herefordshire. Q. How has 2017 started for you? Fr ...

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