David Barbeau to Spotlight Opportunities in China’s Aftermarket at AASA Global Summit
January 17, 2019
China’s aftermarket is one of the fastest growing in the global marketplace. David Barbeau, CEO of Barbeau Consulting LLC, is a recognized expert on China’s aftermarket and he will share his... READ MORE
What’s Next in Automotive Technology at CES?
January 17, 2019
AASA President and COO Bill Long and Senior Vice President Chris Gardner attended the 2019 CES, held Jan. 8-11 in Las Vegas, and gleaned many insights about what’s next in automotive technology and... READ MORE
‘Three Dragons’ Return: Competing Views of Aftermarket Outlook 2020
January 17, 2019
One of the most unique and highly rated discussions from the 2018 AASA Vision Conference will be featured again at this year’s conference: “The Return of The Three Dragons: Three Competing Views of... READ MORE
Reliable Industry News Has Never Been More Important
January 17, 2019
AASA and MEMA work every day to make sure that members have the industry news information they need to make critical business decisions. We currently are surveying members to help us make sure we are... READ MORE
AASA Council Meetings Set for Vision Conference
January 17, 2019
Several AASA councils have scheduled meetings in conjunction with the 2019 Vision Conference at The Henry in Dearborn, Mich., before and after the Conference is held on Wednesday, April 3 Three... READ MORE
Attention AASA Council Members: Your Feedback Needed
January 17, 2019
AASA’s councils are a valuable member benefit where we continually strive to better serve members’ needs and help advance their careers, their business and the industry. Each year, we survey members... READ MORE
Congress Needs to Hear from Aftermarket: Attend the 2019 Legislative Summit
January 17, 2019
The 116th Congress includes many new elected officials who need to be educated about the automotive aftermarket and its contributions to the U.S. economy and employment. AASA members are urged to... READ MORE
Tune into the AASA / Jefferies Quarterly Tune-ups for the Latest Aftermarket Forecasts, Trends and Observations
January 17, 2019
Each quarter, AASA joins with market experts from Jefferies LLC for key forecasts, trends and observations from the aftermarket. These webinars are available to all AASA members at no charge, a... READ MORE
AutoZone’s Mark Finestone Is in the ‘Customer Spotlight’ at the 2019 AASA Vision Conference on April 3
January 10, 2019
Mark Finestone, executive vice president of merchandising for AutoZone, is the featured speaker for the “Customer Spotlight” at the upcoming 2019 AASA Vision Conference on Wednesday, April 3, at The... READ MORE
Global Trade Policies Continue to Impact Aftermarket Suppliers in 2019; MEMA’s Ann Wilson to Discuss the Changes at AASA Global Summit
January 10, 2019
The U.S. and China concluded another round of trade negotiations this week, a clear indication that trade and tariff policies will continue to impact aftermarket suppliers’ global strategies in 2019... READ MORE
AASA Channel Excellence Award Deadline Is Jan. 15; Act Now to Enter the Competition
January 10, 2019
Time is running short to enter the competition for the aftermarket’s newest honor, the AASA Channel Excellence Award presented by Epicor: the deadline is Tuesday, Jan. 15. Application details for the... READ MORE
What Do You Need to Know about Trade Policies? Learn on the Jan. 17 Webinar!
January 10, 2019
Suppliers and channel partners need to understand U.S. trade and tariff policies – what's in effect now, what lies ahead and how this will impact business. MEMA and AASA have joined with Aftermarket... READ MORE
Chris Gardner Is New AASA Senior Vice President
January 10, 2019
Chris Gardner, MAAP, has been promoted to the position of AASA senior vice president of operations. His responsibilities include managing the association’s technology initiatives and programs as well... READ MORE
New Text Program Informs Students of Available Scholarships
January 10, 2019
AASA members who have children in college or about to graduate and pursue post-secondary education are urged to take advantage a new text program from the University of the Aftermarket Foundation (... READ MORE
Marc Blackman of Gold Eagle Continues as AASA Chairman; Enrico Manuele of Robert Bosch and Eric Sills of Standard Motor Products Are 2019 Vice Chairmen
January 3, 2019
Marc Blackman, chief executive officer, Gold Eagle Co., has been selected for a second one-year term as chairman of the AASA Board of Governors for 2019. Enrico Manuele, regional president,... READ MORE
AASA Global Summit to Spotlight Challenges, Opportunities and Strategies for Success in Middle Eastern Markets
January 3, 2019
The Middle East holds opportunities for the automotive aftermarket but requires successful strategies to meet the region’s unique challenges. Attendees at the 2019 AASA Global Summit have the chance... READ MORE
OESA Supplier Briefing at 2019 Consumer Electronics Show Open to AASA Members
January 3, 2019
AASA members planning to attend the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas can register for the Supplier Briefing presented by the Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA), MEMA’s... READ MORE
Coming Up Next Week: Jefferies Quarterly Tune-up with Bret Jordan
January 3, 2019
Bret Jordan, CFA, will discuss the outlook for 2019 at the Q1 2019 Jefferies Quarterly Tune-Up next week: 1 p.m. EST, Thursday, Jan. 10. Register today for this popular webinar – slots are limited... READ MORE
MEMA’s Ann Wilson Talks about Trade and Tariff Policies’ Impact on the Aftermarket on Jan. 17
January 3, 2019
Aftermarket suppliers and channel partners need to understand U.S. trade and tariff policies – what's in effect now, what lies ahead and how this will impact business. So, MEMA and AASA have joined... READ MORE