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Advance Auto Parts: ‘Plenty of Room for Improvement’ in DIY Business

CEO Tom Greco made it clear the company needs to address “some internal factors” to rev up the do-it-yourself side of the business.

Advance Auto Parts Reports Q2 Sales of $2.3 Billion

Comparable store sales for the second quarter, which ended July 13, were flat year-over-year.

AutoZone’s Same-Store Sales Jump 4% in its Fiscal 3rd Quarter

AutoZone reported net sales of $2.8 billion for its fiscal third quarter, a year-over-year increase of 4.6%.

Advance Auto Parts Making Inroads with DIY Customers

Advance President and CEO Tom Greco pointed to several strategies that have buoyed DIY sales, including the company’s recent advertising campaign – “Think Ahead. Think Advance.” – and its investments in omnichannel initiatives, which “continue to strengthen our customer value proposition for DIYers.”

O’Reilly Auto Parts: DIY Customers Feeling Inflation Pinch

“We expect DIY ticket counts to continue to be under pressure … ” O’Reilly CEO and Co-President Greg Johnson said during the company’s Feb. 6 conference call.

Throwback Thursday: Are the DIY Market’s Best Days Behind Us?

“Today, many of the repairs that would have leisurely been done on a Sunday afternoon in the driveway are beyond the capability of the average car owner,” Larry Boevers wrote in a February 1994 Counterman article.

Bar’s Leaks Delivers $10,000 Check to ‘Keep My Ride Alive’ Winner

The sweepstakes, supported by PowerNation TV, was designed to reach the tens of millions do-it-yourself car enthusiasts who regularly tune in to PowerNation TV shows such as “Engine Power,” “XOR – Xtreme Off-Road,” “Truck Tech” and “Detroit Muscle.”

WATCH: Replacing Cabin Air Filters

Did you know that in just one hour of driving, more than 26,000 gallons of outside air can circulate through the interior of your vehicle?

Fuel Pumps: Does No Fuel Always Mean A Bad Pump?

Most returns occur not because the pump was defective, but because something else prevented the pump from functioning normally, or because something happened to the pump after it was installed.

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