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The Internet has changed many traditional businesses, and several Internet startups are now taking aim at disrupting one of the oldest models in our business establishments: higher education (and their timing could not be better)! more
Wow, I Wish I Was Only 30!
For 30 years, we have watched, reported and written about the view from the automotive aftermarket parts counter. Over the years, many trends have come and gone. Things have changed! more
Why Didn’t I Think Of That?
The next time you are faced with a situation that requires some ingenuity, stop and ask yourself, can I solve this? more
Do You Know What You Do Well?
It seems like such a simple question to answer, but in reality, it's probably one of the most difficult. The only one harder is the really important one: "Do you know and are you willing to admit to what you don’t do well?" more
How Can You Hate Cars?
The University of Michigan reports that the number of 16-year-olds with a driver's license has dropped from 46 percent in 1983 to 31 percent in 2008. That is a trend that has been continuing, and for several different reasons. more
I'm Lost. Show Me The Waze
Waze users automatically report their driving speed using the phone's GPS triangulation features, and if they hit a slowdown, they simply click on a variety of alert buttons, instantly transmitting the traffic alert to all other users not yet snarled in the traffic jam. more
Have You Ever Been Suspended By A Repair Shop?
We generally feel that our businesses function well and we service our commercial customers perfectly 99 percent of the time. Yet, we have always wondered why they seem only to remember that 1 percent of the time where everything does not go as planned. more
You Have No Time For That?
When I consider all the questions and answers and study it takes to stay-up-to-date with the ever-changing climate of our chosen profession, it becomes clear that we overlook the one thing that we all have to offer. more
Is It The End Of Retail? (As We Know It?)
Mixing some of what we have learned online with the efforts from our fantastic team of peers who formulate our company's ecommerce strategy, we have created a rewarding experience for thousands of customers who support our ecommerce platform. more
Happy Birthday Gmail
Just nine years ago there was no Gmail? It's hard to believe, as they are so present in our daily tech routines today. more
DTFM: Deliver This For Me
In a radical plan, Walmart will ask some of its customers to sign up to deliver online orders in exchange for discounts on the stuff they came to the store to buy; customers will drop the online orders off on their way back to their homes. more