Today’s consumers expect the ability to research and buy anything online, at any time, on any device. With the continuous rise of online shopping, it’s no surprise that more and more buyers are purchasing factory auto parts online.
The benefits, however, aren’t only reserved for the shopper. The average dealer website with eCommerce generated over $240,000 in online part sales in 2014.
Are you equipped to get your share of online parts sales in 2015? Here are eight reasons why you should be making auto parts eCommerce a priority for this year:
1. The online auto parts market is expected to double – Online auto parts sales should double between 2016 and 2020 according to industry analysts at Frost & Sullivan. Be prepared to capture your piece of this rapidly growing market.
2. Selling auto parts online provides an additional revenue channel – With the right provider, online auto parts sales are a convenient and cost-effective way to generate revenue through an additional channel that can help you achieve your profit growth goals.
3. Consumers are keeping their cars longer – Since the financial crisis in 2008, consumers have been keeping their cars for much longer periods of time. The average vehicle age in America is 11 years, which indicates an increasing demand for car parts, as older vehicles require more service and part replacements.
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