Tag Archive: e-commerce

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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Spares Box Chooses PARtsDB for Auto Parts Data

Spares Box chose PARts DB as their preferred auto parts data source to power their new pure-play online e-tailing business. Even if it’s a relatively new player in the online market for auto parts and accessories, Spares Box is already one of Australia’s fastest growing auto parts e-tailers. Spares Box currently gives the “Do It Yourself” (DIY) and the “Do It For Me” (DIFM) markets access to over 150,000 parts. Part of Spare Box’s rapid growth as a popular go-to for...

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PARts Helps Take SuperPro to the Next Level

SuperPro Australia uses PARtsDB to store, manage, publish and display their data the way they want to on their new web sites. PARts, leading Australian content provider of vehicle parts data, has once again been called upon by the power behind SuperPro Suspension Parts’ improved website. PARts supplies the database behind leading (and up-and-coming) online automotive parts and accessories distributors in Australia, working with web developers in creating compelling online experiences for online auto parts customers. SuperPro, manufacturer of superior...

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Required Product Identifiers For Item Visibility in eBay

Below is based on an API Guide document recently circulated to eBay partners by eBay Australia. It contains some very important information for eBay sellers and in particular, those selling auto parts and products that are branded. In a nutshell, the change requires sellers of certain products to add brand and part number data to their new listings where available by 30th June 2015 The good news is that a lot of this information is already available through data and...

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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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Datamotive and PARts at the AAAA 2015 Show

Finally, the integrated platform. Following on from their agreement, DataMotive and PARts Australia displayed their combined product and vehicle data solutions to the aftermarket industry at the  recent 2015 Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo in Melbourne. DataMotive are the leaders in automotive data in this country and we’re very excited and honoured to be partnering with them with our PARts technology, says Jim Gurieff of PARts Australia This new partnership now allows DataMotive parts supplier customers to use PARts technology to store...

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Suppliers use PARts to manage Australian and export web sites and markets

PARts is a powerful integrated automotive parts e-cosystem which has a huge variety of features that benefit our supplier and seller customers. In other words, PARts is much more than a supplier and seller auto parts data management tool. Nowhere is this more obvious than with suppliers web sites with PARts seamlessly powering both your Australian and export web sites in the USA to show different vehicle and products for each market. One database – many markets, many web sites and solutions...

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Bendix chooses PARts as its preferred product management solution

We are delighted to announce that Bendix Australia have chosen PARts to provide its product catalogue and fitment management solution for the Australian aftermarket. PARts Australia will provide a complete solution to this iconic brand including integration to TecDoc vehicle and product standards along with links to vehicle on-road (VOR) and other related parc data provided by a licensed connection to DataMotive. This includes complete product and catalogue fitment management, rich content linking and data distribution to Bendix customers, web...

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New PARts B2 Version 2 – Your Own B2E e-Commerce Solution

The latest version 2 release of PARts B2 means B2E or business-to-everyone. Our new B2E engine means you can open your online shop to the world and retail while still supporting trade and wholesale customers with their own log-in and special pricing. Why turn away enquiry’s? Direct linked to the PARts DB supplier database with over 600 possible suppliers and brands, deployable within 48 hours as your own e-commerce solution for auto parts and accessories sellers, suppliers, workshops and retailers.     ...

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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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