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Mark Phillips

Akron, Ohio
Editor-in-Chief — Counterman
Covers:  automotive, automotive parts, automobiles, iphone apps, energy, distribution, retail, technology, transportation, new products, business management, trade shows, human resources, sales

Serving aftermarket-parts jobbers, retailers and warehouse distributors for more than 30 years.

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*Digital, print and revenue-focused editor-in-chief of Counterman, a B2B automotive aftermarket media property whose readers are warehouse distributors, retailers and jobbers.

*Oversee editing and production of 40,000-monthly circulation B2B print product, online property as well as twice-weekly...

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Nov 14, 2017

In its “2018 State of Auto Care Report,” the Auto Care Association predicts that the industry will hit $421.2 billion by 2020. @AutoCareOrg

Nov 14, 2017

The AASP/NJ's Northeast Show just keeps getting bigger. 

Nov 14, 2017

The MSO decided on the Spanesi 360 Concept line of equipment for its new facility. 

Nov 10, 2017

Young auto care professionals attending the AutoZone National Sales Meeting in Memphis had the chance to see the newest products and explore networking opportunities with their industry peers through the Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG). @AutoCareOrg

Nov 10, 2017

“Tomorrow’s auto repair shop will serve the youngest consumers with the oldest cars, and these consumers will have access to the most information with the least amount of context,” Tyler Reeves said during a keynote session at AAPEX 2017. @AAPEXShow

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What was your first job as a journalist?

First real job: Crime reporter.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. My family inherited an 1800s desk with a fold-out typewriter. You had to practically stand on the keys to make it work.

How is social media changing news?

Levels the playing field a bit, no?