Beginning in early 2018 Sears Holdings Corp. will offer its DieHard-brand tires and automotive batteries on Amazon.com.
Count Simple Tire LLC as one of the big winners on Cyber Monday. During a single, mid-day hour on Nov. 27 the online tire retailer recorded a quarter-of-a-million dollars in revenue.
I just noticed one of Modern Tire Dealer’s charts from my “Online sales remain a sore point based on survey results” story in the November issue is not clear and is being interpreted incorrectly. As Deputy Barney Fife was fond of saying, we need to “Nip it in the bud!”
Simple Tire LLC has expanded its free shipping service to every tire it sells. And it doesn't matter where the tires are delivered — at home, at work, or to a local installer.
Brett Ponton, the new CEO and president of Monro Inc., acknowledges store traffic “has been a challenge” in recent years, but he believes there is “real potential to strengthen our in-store execution, and by doing so, drive traffic back into our stores.”
Another online seller has launched a tire installation network in the U.S. — eBay Motors.
From online tire sales to fleet services to free trade, Modern Tire Dealer Senior Editor Joy Kopcha covered a lot of ground with Pete Selleck, chairman and president of Michelin North America Inc.
“It’s nice to be wanted, but it’s even nicer to be needed.” In a nutshell, that’s Monro Muffler Brake Inc.’s philosophy when it comes to online tire sales.
Simple Tire LLC is promoting a new relationship with Michelin’s family of tire brands. The online tire seller is now a Michelin authorized retailer.
Simple Tire LLC has added a third delivery option for customers of its online sales platform. They can ship their tires to any of the 1,800 FedEx Office locations in the U.S. But Simple Tire’s real goal is to redirect those customers to one of its installation partners.
Simple Tire LLC is expanding its team again, this time with Sean Wilson, who will work as director of supply chain for the online tire retailer.
Simple Tire LLC is growing, and its customers are giving the online tire retailer high marks. A survey of more than 1,000 customers earned the company a Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 76.
Tire dealers rarely miss a beat when it comes to talking about online tire sales. Some say it's making them better. But others are clearly bitter.