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Like most brick-and-mortar stores, the auto part retail industry has its eye on online competition. The sector is countering this trend with new strategies and is bolstered by the fact that it is a stable one dominated by a small amount of well capitalized companies that are unlikely to have mass closures. AutoZone, as an example, saw no store closures in Q2 of 2019 and opened 35 new stores.

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Erika Morphy

Erika Morphy has been writing about commercial real estate at GlobeSt.com for more than ten years, covering the capital markets, the Mid-Atlantic region and national topics. She's a nerd so favorite examples of the former include accounting standards, Basel III and what Congress is brewing.

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