Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has set some very aggressive goals for itself -- and its dealers -- in 2015. The company shared them with the record 2,140 people attending the recent Goodyear dealer conference in Grapevine, Texas.
Tags: B.O.B., Dealer meeting, Online tire sales, Rich Kramer
Tags: B.O.B., Chinese tire imports, Tire tariffs
When it comes to the additional tariffs on consumer tire imports from China, there are several winners, at least in their own minds.
Tags: B.O.B., Chinese imports, Tire tariffs, USW
Tags: B.O.B., Continental ExtremeContact
If implemented, will anti-dumping duties on consumer tire imports from China be severe enough to cause tire companies to react accordingly? Evidently, the countervailing duties that went into effect on Dec. 1, 2014, were bad enough to get the ball rolling.
Tags: B.O.B., Chinese tire imports, Del-Nat, Price increases, Tire tariffs
Tags: B.O.B., Tire pricing, Walmart
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., doing business as Walmart, doesn't claim it has the lowest prices. It does market them as "everyday low prices."
Tags: B.O.B., tire prices, Walmart
Tags: B.O.B., tire prices
Even with a calculator, Modern Tire Dealer Editor Bob Ulrich wasn't able to do simple division in his last blog. His mistake "only" led to a difference of nearly 29 billion miles.
Tags: B.O.B., Gas prices, Miles driven
Tags: B.O.B., Gas prices
How do you perpetuate customer loyalty? Will a coupon do the trick?
Tags: B.O.B., Customer service, MTD Tire Dealer of the Year
Tags: B.O.B., Black Friday, Discouant Tire, Pep Boys, Wal-Mart Stores
What do fake Louis Vuitton handbags, Rolex watches, "vintage" Bordeaux wines and Pegasus Advanta SUV tires have in common? They are all counterfeit, according to Consumer Reports.
Tags: B.O.B., Consumer Reports, Gray market
Tags: B.O.B., Mass merchandisers, Oil changes, Sears Auto Centers
Who attended the 2014 SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) Show? Out of the estimated 140,000 people who registered, there were plenty of dignitaries.
Tags: 2014 Global Tire Expo, 2014 SEMA Show, B.O.B., Duck Dynasty, TBC Corp.
Tags: B.O.B., Monro financials, Monro Muffler Brake
Wow. The United States Department of Commerce (DOC) wants to come down hard on Double Coin Holdings Ltd. and its domestic marketing arm, China Manufacturers Association LLC.
Tags: B.O.B., Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Tire tariffs
Tags: B.O.B., Company-owned stores, Parts stores, Sunday hours
All we can say is, "Wow!" A recent blog about the quality of Chinese tires inspired opinions ranging in tone from loving to hateful.
Tags: B.O.B., Chinese imports, Consumer Reports
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