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Joe Marconi

CARQUEST Advance Keeps TECH-NET

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Thankfully, it appears that CARQUEST Advance Auto Parts will keep the TECH-NET independent shop banner program. This is good news for me personally. I was part of the CARQUEST Advisory council back in the mid to late 90s that created the TECH-NET program.

 

It appears that CARQUEST Advance is committed to strengthening the alliance of the independents commercial trade. Again, good news.

 

This January makes 2 years since the Advance acquisition of CARQUEST/BWP in my area, the Northeast. While many shop owners are still apprehensive, especially due to past and current advertising strategies of Advance, there are positive signs that Advance is learning from the culture of CARQUEST/BWP - building long lasting strong relationships with shop owners, and not so much with the retail DIY trade.

 

We shall see...

 

 

 

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