Auto Parts Retailers Dismantled

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Advanced Auto Parts warned investors Thursday that high gas prices and rising interest rates were weighing on its customers and slowing second-quarter sales growth.
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Since: Apr 10

Fuzhou, China

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Apr 26, 2010
 
The best diesel engine spare parts with low price

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Brian

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Jun 14, 2010
 

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This is a reply for Doris. Stop crying! For someone to hold a position you did, with any company, being a crybaby is a poor poor attribute. You did Autozone a favor by leaving so someone with the willingness and drive could take over and make Autozone better as a company. Every company strives for better customer service. That starts at the top. Lead by example. At the risk of this seeming like a personal attack you seem like the type that would join the military and start crying about getting shot at. I feel sorry for all the Autozoners that had to put up with you during your term of unfortunately horrible employment. More horrible for the company than you and those that worked for you. In the future you would do well to be more motivated to lead those who work for you (heaven forbid) properly and with no whining and crying. We need leaders leading leaders. Not crybabies holding leaders back from stepping up and doing what is needed for all to succeed.
theyrallgreedy

Raleigh, NC

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#31
Jun 24, 2010
 
bottom line cut cut cut hours , cim, project packs ,test,no wonder service sucks they want you to offer someone a product and make a sale to save your own butt (not that the customer needs it the very same customer you saw 3 days ago lol),your so stressed about tests and these ridiculous push items you cant think to help your customer Im am amazed at how far retail will go to keep the uppers comfortable and all the part time help no wonder you cant train them they work 8 hrs a week lol walmart still the worst on customer service and long lines 23 registers come on peolple open them up ,at least i have that comfort
Andy

Toronto, Canada

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#35
Jul 22, 2010
 
found online store and I'd like to share. they sell auto parts with affordable prices. It did work with me. partlexcom
partlex.com
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Houston, TX

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Aug 24, 2010
 

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War. Everyone thinks it a war between co-workers, management, companies. Not everything has a alternate agenda. Each company has the goal of profits for their share holders. Each company is at bay to their trust in their choice of management and their choices. Some areas stores are great to work for while others suck. It all depends on which one you happened to be hired by. Times are extremely tough and I am thankful for having a job. Face it. each of us are here due to are decisions. If you can afford a change and are unhappy, than a change might be in order. Might I suggest that you have something lined up before you say quit. Meanwhile, the type of work you do and the person you portray is who you really are. Hate your job and don't care what type of service you give, then thats who you are. Give it your all and put all the petty crap behind you until something else comes along, then you and everyone you come in contact with will benefit. As for customers with complaints, who hasn't been to different stores of the same chain and received completely different service. There again, depends which employee you happened to interact with during that the experience that brought you to this blog. Hope everyone the best...
A now slacker

Peculiar, MO

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#37
Feb 8, 2011
 
I was a good hard worker. Now I get threated with my job everyday in everyway possible. Don't bother working for advanced it just doesn't pay. Wish I could quit now but desperate for the low pay the give us. We got a new 1st Asst, RM and DM. My manager is now going off the deep end and comming after all the parts pro's. He even read me something yesterday from corporate that says we will become parking lot diagnosis specialist WTH is that. Advance has lost its mind I am desperately looking to get a job, don't work there if you can avoid it. Project packs and item of the month is the most important and kissing the customers rear everyway possible wrong or right doesn't matter.
Sammy Snodgrass

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#38
Feb 8, 2011
 
I invest my cash and I want a good return on my investment. Treating workers badly is NOT the way to get that return. How can a unhappy, underpaid worker be expected to give customers their moneys worth.
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Toronto, Canada

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#39
Mar 24, 2011
 
I think the future is for the small auto retailers. Check out http://pgautoparts.com
troy

Alexandria, VA

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May 6, 2011
 
i also worked at advance auto.what a joke you have people that worked at walgreens yesterday and sell parts today.i have been an auto tech for 20 years and i know more than anyone in the store.on my first interview i was helping customers there cause the employees had no clue and you want me to work there for 8 bucks an hour PLEASE i quit this morning.
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Toronto, Canada

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#42
Aug 5, 2011
 
Great Source of Aftermarket Air Intake and Fuel Delivery Parts at affordable prices: http://www.pgautoparts.com
May72

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Sep 5, 2011
 
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I did not have a problem with any of my returns. I have been purchasing parts from AutoZone for over 24 years.
yes that happened to me,they tried to take my part out of my hand and for me to come back later.I said hell no took a picture of my part and came back when they could deal with it.They ended up giving me my money back and a new part for free.I had read about them doing that to other people so i was prepared!
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Jan 13, 2012
 
troy wrote:
i also worked at advance auto.what a joke you have people that worked at walgreens yesterday and sell parts today.i have been an auto tech for 20 years and i know more than anyone in the store.on my first interview i was helping customers there cause the employees had no clue and you want me to work there for 8 bucks an hour PLEASE i quit this morning.
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Apr 19, 2012
 
It is too difficult to find it.
Sachin Satarkar

Marysville, WA

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Aug 23, 2012
 
Stanley Tunnell wrote:
for recycle parts try alltoyotalexusparts.com
Bob

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Mar 12, 2013
 
Tory wrote:
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yeah, maybe.
It might help if they trained their empolyees the right way. And they got

treated better.
they have the worst people i went in to get a brake cylinder for my car i even took the old one with me the guy brings the new part out compared them and said they don't look the same i asked him why he said one was a little different i looked and saw the same thing i had brought with me because they were the same thing i have been working on cars most of my life hell i built the car that I've had for 25yrs

Since: Apr 13

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#50
Apr 26, 2013
 
I always prefer to purchase used auto parts or used car from an authorized dealer like last time I purchased used car engine from http://www.automotix.net/usedautoparts.html , they offered me genuine used part that was OEM certified for different types of car models. They have an inventory for over 85 Auto Makes with over 30 million genuine used parts.

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