Advance CEO on Walmart Partnership: ‘Opportunity to Extend Fundamental DIY Value Proposition to More Customers’
While Advance and Walmart haven’t ironed out all the logistics, Advance CEO Tom Greco emphasized the companies are aligned in their goal to “delight the customer.”
Expected to begin rolling out in the first half of 2019, “the new omnichannel shopping experience” will give Walmart.com shoppers access to Advance’s portfolio of aftermarket automotive parts, accessories and maintenance items, according to the companies.
eBay Motors said it has added two new tools designed to simplify the process of online shopping for auto parts.
In April, U.S. Auto Parts filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security seeking relief from an enhanced bonding requirement that Customs imposed on the company for importing certain grilles that allegedly were counterfeit and infringed upon OEM trademarks.