Pep Boys

How the 2 Biggest Players in One-Stop Auto Service Stack Up Head-to-Head

Chances are you've had Pep Boys or Jiffy Lube change your car's oil—both chains are vying to be your one-stop shop for auto needs. Now that billionaire Carl Icahn's Pep Boys acquisition is complete, will competition heat up? 

Pep Boys Mechanics Reflect on Gender in SNL’s Perfect Spoof of Starbucks’ ‘Race Together’

The Internet didn't tolerate Starbucks' #RaceTogether promotion about racial awereness, and the coffee giant swiftly ditched the effort. But Saturday Night Live took notice, and brilliantly skewered the overly simplistic campaign this weekend.

30% of Those Who Save Pep Boys Coupons to Passbook Use Them

With Apple’s launch of Apple Pay this week—technology that will let consumers swipe their phones to make purchases at chains like Starbucks and Walgreens—Ron Stoupa, chief marketing officer of

Women Spend $300 Billion Per Year on Auto Repair

Despite the fact that women drop a cool $300 billion on auto repair each year (and buy 65 percent of all new cars), the automotive business is still pretty much a boys’ club—except, lately, for Pep Boys.

iCrossing Hires Moxie and Razorfish Vets

A steady stream of new business means more hands needed on deck for iCrossing.

The Store of the Future Has Arrived (and No, It’s Not Apple)

Eighty-five-year-old Chicagoan Martin Shafron, a self-described “computer illiterate,” steps into the rotunda-like entrance of AT&T’s flagship store in the city’s high-end retail district known as the Magnificent Mile.

Pep Boys Gives iCrossing All of Its Digital Work

Like many other companies founded as search marketing services, iCrossing in recent years has been heralding itself as a full-service interactive agency. And recent developments suggest the New York-based firm has made that transformation.