FCP Euro

FCPEURO MORE THAN JUST AUTO PARTS F CPEuro,located inMilford,Connecticut,is an online retailer of automotive parts spe- cializing in Genuine,OE,andOEM replace- ment components for popular European brands includingVolvo,BMW,Audi,Volkswagen, Mercedes,Porsche,and Saab.Their customers are European car enthusiasts whomaintain their own vehicles and purchase parts directly from the companyvia its website. FCPEuro originallybegan as a small,brick-and- mortar auto parts store in Groton,Connecticut owned byKathyandHarryBauer,the parents of current FCPEuro President NickBauer.Nick teamed upwith his lifelong friend Scott Drozd, FCPEuro’s current CEO,and bought the brick-and- mortar store fromhis parents in 2001,transform- ing it into an online eCommerce retailer by the early2000s.“By2014,we had grown the online business to about $18million,”explains Drozd, “and that year,wemoved into a newfacility in Milford,CT.” In 2016,Drozd and Bauer launched amotor- sports program to better solidifyFCPEuro’s brand in themarketplace and to accelerate the com- pany’s growth bybuilding strategic relationships AT A GLANCE FCP EURO WHAT: An online, foreign car parts dealer WHERE: Milford, Connecticut WEBSITE: www.fcpeuro.com