Derek Dobson, owner and managing partner of Dale’s Super Store, discusses his early days selling parts at swap meets, and the business philosophy that led to his current 2,200-sq.-ft. operation in Bradenton, Florida.
Here’s a look at the products entered in the Truck, SUV and Off-Road category of the 2015 New Products Showcase.
Participating in SEMA’s international trips has helped SEMA members open new markets and grow business in existing markets.
Security experts say that yesteryear’s hacker has given way to organized-crime teams who are determined to steal and monetize stolen data.
For years now, decades even, industry leaders at SEMA have undertaken initiatives to help reach and inspire the enthusiast, the semi-enthusiast and more than ever, the consumer who doesn’t yet identify as an enthusiast. The goal has been to introduce them to cool cars and trucks, the automotive lifestyle, and to spark the idea to use our industry’s great products. Together with our members’ own marketing efforts, we aim to help grow the specialty auto parts market.
Hot-rodding legends Mickey Thompson and Bill Burke hard at work in 1961.
If you ask someone who’s started a business, they’ll tell you at some point about the people who helped them along the way.
One of the proven methods to increasing the health of your firm is to diversify your customer base.
Benson Ford, son of Edsel and grandson of Henry Ford, posing behind the wheel of the sharp-edged Lincoln Futura show car for a publicity spin around Manhattan.
Not growing sales from an expanded online presence? Returns creeping up? Can’t find your own parts through search tools? Then it’s time to look at your product data!