"Keeping up with today's automotive industry's changes and advancements is very important to us," says Mark Allstot. "We are seeing more and more women coming into the shop and making the vehicle repair maintenance decisions. After researching what was available to help us cater to this growing and important segment of our market, we decided to join the AskPatty team, as they are the true leader in this field."
Visit the Lakeville Tire & Auto Service micro-site:
and at 20909 Holyoke Avenue, Lakeville, Minnesota 55044
To become AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendlyr, Lakeville Tire & Auto Service personnel completed an extensive training program on how to best serve women. Lakeville Tire & Auto Service employees will participate in year-round instruction to enhance their awareness, appreciation, and commitment to a female-friendly service experience. Lakeville Tire & Auto Service will also benefit from a unique marketing support program designed to reach out and build lasting relationships with women customers.
"Women influence 85 percent of the buying decisions in North American households, effectively becoming the family's chief purchasing officer," says Jody DeVere, CEO of AskPatty.com, Inc." AskPatty trains and certifies automotive businesses on how to communicate more effectively with women and ensure they feel safe, respected and empowered, which creates tremendous customer loyalty. Lakeville Tire & Auto Service's commitment to women shows that management is serious about earning their business."
In conjunction with AskPatty.com, Lakeville Tire & Auto Service has launched a female-focused micro-site that provides the tools and resources most requested by women. The micro-site gives women the ability to schedule service appointments, access coupons and discounts, and learn more about car care online from the comfort of their home or office. The micro-site is easily accessed by searching on AskPatty.com, or by going directly to their site.
About Lakeville Tire & Auto Service
Lakeville Tire & Auto Service has been an established business in the tire and automotive industry, in Lakeville, Minnesota, since before 1975. Willard (Bud) Allstot purchased the business in 1995. Bud came to the location with a long history of automotive repair knowledge and has continued to keep up with the times as vehicles have gone thru many changes over the years. Bud retired from working at the business in 2007. Bud's son Mark is now managing the business, along with Mark's wife Corrine. Over the past few years, Mark and Corrine have made several improvements and upgrades to the services provided, the equipment, and the facilities. Lakeville Tire & Auto is also an independently owned Goodyear dealer. The training received through the AskPatty network, and the knowledge and dedication of their staff will all combine to bring their customers, especially their female customers, the most professional, courteous and friendly service available in the market today. Lakeville Tire & Auto Service is a member of the Lakeville Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Lakeville Business Association, and several automotive organizations. They are also members of the Better Business Bureau, with a great rating. Lakeville Tire & Auto is a sponsor of many area events from area schools to local church groups and athletic programs. Lakeville Tire & Auto takes part in the community Pan-O-Prog celebration each July along with the Lakeville Expo each spring.
About AskPatty.com, Inc.
With international headquarters in Thousand Oaks, California, AskPatty.com, Inc. takes a two-pronged approach to revolutionizing the women's automotive retail market: For consumers, the AskPatty.com website, is a safe and reliable source for expert automotive advice and research. For auto dealers, tire dealers, collision centers, auto service and repair centers, the revolutionary AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendlyr program, designed from the ground up, trains and certifies automotive retail and service centers on how to attract, sell, retain and increase loyalty with women customers.
Women can find an AskPatty Certified Female Friendlyr auto dealer, tire dealer, collision center, auto service and repair centers using the location search at
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