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A S S o C i AT i o N N E w S enhAnCed e-neWs in Brief: Even Smarter Capital Markets Weekly Automotive Aftermarket Intelligence Report Automotive Aftermarket Stock Performance* +30% SLIPPING January 23, 2009 MPA LEADING +25% +20% Boyd Group +15% Midas Uni-Select +10% Finishmaster Monro Fedreal Mogul Solera AutoZone O'Reilly +5% LKQ U.S. Auto Parts Advance Auto 0% Last Month Return -5% ATC Copart Cooper Tire Snap-On -10% Genuine Parts -15% Exide -20% Tenneco -25% Pep-Boys Dorman -30% LAGGING -35% IMPROVING -25% -20% -15% -10% -5% 0% +5% +10% +15% +20% Last Week Return Percent Change Segment Index 1 Manufacturers Retailers & Distributors Professional Installers Collision Automotive Aftermarket S&P 500 1 1 Week (9.2%) (2.5%) (4.6%) (3.5%) (1.7%) (2.7%) 1 Month (11.4%) (1.7%) 0.2% (1.3%) (0.5%) (4.7%) YTD (48.0%) (9.4%) (9.5%) (32.5%) (6.9%) (43.6%) Weighted by market capitalization * Size of the bubble represents relative market capitalization More than 2,600 AAIA members have signed up for the AAIA SmartBrief since its launch last April, and every Tuesday and Thursday, their inboxes receive a digest of stories not only affecting the aftermarket and the association, but leading national and international news stories, business leadership, sales and marketing and automotive trends as well. And now, the AAIA SmartBrief has introduced new sections and features that make it even more valuable than ever. Top Story: Aftermarket Financial Analysis BB&T Capital Markets teamed up to provide this new report, which began with the Jan. 13 issue. The report highlights trends in the automotive aftermarket and further breaks down the industry into four categories based on their primary function in the industry: manufacturers/suppliers; retailers and distributors; service and repair; and collision. Each weekly report is also available in the “Market Research” section of All in Perspective Every Tuesday, the AAIA SmartBrief top story is now the AAIA/BB&T Weekly Automotive Aftermarket Intelligence Update. With the uncertainty in today’s financial markets, investors and industry participants are seeking comprehensive and timely information about the automotive aftermarket and the relative performance of the companies serving the industry. In response to these issues, AAIA and As a new monthly feature, AAIA SmartBrief will include Aftermarket Perspectives, a new communication from The NPD Group. It delivers insight into current industry trends and examines business issues imperative to aftermarket manufacturers and retailers. Topics covered will include price elasticity and its effect on sales, seasonality differences due to markets’ climates, emerging aftermarket trends, measuring promotional effectiveness, and 16 | AFTERMARKET INSIDER | FEBRUARY • MARCH 2009

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Aftermarket Insider - February/March 2009

Aftermarket Insider - February/March 2009
President's Message
Primetime News: “Be Car Care Aware”
Industry News
Member Profile
International Focus
Association News
Super SmartBrief: Even More News You Can Use
Government Affairs
Technology Update
Market Research

Aftermarket Insider - February/March 2009