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Mark-Up vs Gross Profit Percentage in Your Parts Department

WRITTEN BY: Lee Michaelson
Posted on September 26, 2019

A large portion of managers don’t fully understand the difference between mark-up and gross profit percentage. In this blog, NCM will help explain the differences to maximize your profitability.

9 Tips for Automotive Parts Department Success

Nine Tips for Parts Department Success

WRITTEN BY: Lycia Jedlicki
Posted on August 08, 2019

The parts department has become an important profit center in all dealerships, yet are often the least recognized. High-performing dealers consider their parts department an integral part of their team. Here are 9 tips for parts department success.

Your Best Retail Service Opportunities

Your Best Retail Service Opportunities

WRITTEN BY: Larry Peranski
Posted on April 11, 2019

NCM Expert, Larry Peranski, breaks down how to develop more quality retail opportunities.

Car Parts on Laptop

How to Grow Your Parts Department by 10% in 90 Days

WRITTEN BY: George Gowen
Posted on March 01, 2018

Expert George Gowen gives it to you straight. Your parts department needs help and you need to fix it. Here's how.

Parts manager in store room

Give the Big Dogs a Run for Their Money

WRITTEN BY: George Gowen
Posted on July 18, 2017

NCM moderator George Gowen pulls back the curtain on your parts department competition and explains how to gain the upper hand in this competitive market.