Tag Archive: B2C

PARts introduces the power of kitting and bundling for auto parts sellers

Introducing the most powerful tool in the online auto parts market – PARts Kitting and Bundling. PARts now lets auto parts sellers build any type of product kit or bundle across different brands and product types. A world first, the Kitting and Bundling service uses the database grunt behind PARts Online and Console to build anything from simple product pairs like rotors or shocks to full service kits. Want to offer a service kit including an oil filter, oil and...

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PARts CED – your custom data standard

Introducing the next generation of PARts CED or Company Enhanced Data services. PARts Company Enhanced Data is a flexible way of grouping or categorising parts and can be used in a surprising amount of ways. Optimised for auto parts Trade and Retail e-commerce Great for web developers and custom e-commerce sites too Lets customers and users have the best of both data worlds CED Categories are the heavy artillery of auto parts data – build your own standard CED is...

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eBay Promoted Listings: Get your Auto PARts Noticed

PARtsDB partners who also sell car motor parts on eBay can make their listing more visible by availing of eBay’s Promoted Listings advertising service. This works by having your listings show up prominently not only in eBay searches but in other parts of eBay as well. Here are some of the car motor parts and accessories categories that can avail of eBay’s Promoted Listings: Category Sub Category Sub Category Parts & Accessories Car Electronics All Parts & Accessories Car...

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PARtsDB and CommerceConnect at the core of Spares Box

PARtsDB is at the heart of Australia’s largest auto parts store, Spares Box. When Spares Box was founded in 2014, its owners went looking for the best Product Information Management (PIM) offerings and partners it could find. Spares Box chose Fusion Factory to create the technology it needed to make seamless connections with vehicle-product data across multiple platforms (e-commerce, eBay, online channels, ERP and other back-end systems). The result is that customers are able to conveniently shop online for needed...

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Enform reports 25% plus growth for auto parts sales on Ebay

                              Our integration partner Enform Networks has just posted a blog reporting on the latest data from its new Ebay Australia auto parts sales index showing over 25% growth compared with 2014. Compared with industry projections of 10-12% growth pa for online and e-commerce sales overall this shows the importance of this market place for Australian parts and accessories retailers. Enform claim that Ebay category...

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The Race for Auto Aftermarket Ecommerce Dominance

Recently Forbes contributor Sarwant Singh wrote about Future Of Automotive Aftermarket And Car Servicing_ Consumers Will Have More Channels To Shop Around – Forbes. Singh pointed out that automotive aftermarket and car servicing consumers will have more and more channels to shop around. This future, Singh indicated, is due to converging trends in the global aftermarket and car servicing sector.   Citing “The Future of Parts and Service Retailing in the Automotive Aftermarket,” a study published by Frost & Sullivan, Singh...

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Automotive Superstore chooses PARtsDB for Auto Parts e-Tailing

  The Australian company Automotive Superstore have chosen PARts DB as the data source for their online automotive parts retailing. An exciting new online retailing business, Automotive Superstore has hit the ground running with a comprehensive initial launch catalogue of spare parts, accessories, performance products and tools with more to follow. Attracting Australian DIY and DIFM car enthusiasts with a very clean, quick and easy to use website, Automotive Superstore are becoming a must visit website. Customers are able...

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Case Profile: MotoParts Parts-Centric Approach with PARts

Reprint from Power Retail magazine “Case Profile: MotoParts Parts-Centric Approach” published  20th May 2015. Selling automotive parts online has proved challenging for MotoParts, but developing a parts-centric approach has helped the company progress. Power Retail chats to MotoParts’ Scott Shillinglaw to find out more. With a long history in the B2B commerce space supplying wholesale auto parts throughout NSW and Australia, MotoParts decided to launch into a completely new sales channel to leverage their existing business model. As one of...

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How MotoParts Went Online Profitably with PARts

  MotoParts has been a long time wholesale B2B supplier of automotive parts and car accessories in Australia, being one of Australia’s leading auto parts distributor, when they decided to go online to further grow their business. This decision was prompted by the rapid growth of the Australian online automotive parts sales industry (estimated to be worth $380.3 million in 2014-2015 and growing annually at a compounded rate of 17%) centred on New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland –...

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B2E – When B2B Business Buyer Habits follow B2C Consumer Shoppers

There used to be a clear divide between B2B and B2C, requiring specific approaches to marketing that catered to each faction. However, things have changed drastically, with business buyers now shopping in the same manner as ordinary customers. It’s what we at PARTsDB call the emergence of B2E, or business to everyone. Managed services company Avanade recently conducted a global study that analysed the changing buying patterns and processes of business buyers, coming to the conclusion that the ‘consumerisation’ trend...

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