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Openbay Partners With eBay Motors for Auto Parts Sales

Partially prompted by its survey findings that the majority of automotive repair shops are willing to change current suppliers of auto parts, Openbay reports it has partnered with eBay Motors to provide automotive parts and accessories for its online marketplace.

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‘We’re Selling Online!’ Goodyear’s Strategy Has Not Been a Game Changer

This year, in order to meet consumers’ changing needs, we will offer another way to purchase Goodyear consumer tires, and this is... online.” With those words, Andy Traicoff, vice president of consumer sales and customer development for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., set in motion what was thought to be a paradigm shift in the tire industry.

Ken Sylvester, a founding member of United Tire and Service, is an installer for Goodyear’s tire shopping website and plans to participate in Michelin’s new e-commerce website for BFGoodrich brand tires.
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Retail Reality: A Tire Dealer Adjusts to Online Tire Buyers and Sellers

Like many brick-and-mortar retailers, Ken Sylvester of United Tire and Service LLC is participating in online sales. But instead of creating an e-commerce website for his Philadelphia-area tire stores, he is dipping into the pool of consumers browsing other companies’ tire shopping websites.

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Proposed legislation would tax online sales

A trade association for the retail industry supports proposed legislation that would give states the authority to require online retailers that sell products in their state to collect sales taxes.

The Auto Care Association is highlighting the results of its recent study of online sales for auto parts.
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Auto Care Association studies online shopping

The Auto Care Association is highlighting a snapshot of the results of its new online study, E-Tailing in the Automotive Aftermarket. The association defines e-tailing as the purchase of parts on publicly available websites.

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Terry’s Tire Town launches new website

Terry's Tire Town has launched a new website that allows consumers across the Midwest and Eastern United States to enjoy the benefits of online shopping and the customer service of trusted local tire dealers.

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TireRack.com enhances Web experience

TireRack.com has added a new feature to its site to allow for easier access to three consumer tire research pages -- surveys, reviews and tests -- eliminating the chance for confusion, the company says.

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