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Simple Tire Adds Another Delivery Option for Online Tire Buyers

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.  

CJ Das joins Simple Tire and will help dealer tire suppliers manage their inventories.
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Simple Tire Hires Chief Information Officer

Simple Tire LLC is expanding its executive team with the addition of CJ Das as chief information officer. Das will work to improve information technology (IT) systems to help operations as well as cost effectiveness, quality of service and business development.

Typical e-commerce websites selling tires often limit users to a drop-down menu of pre-selected tire terms without considering the driving and lifestyle preferences of shoppers. To find the best tire, consumers need to consider not only their vehicle's make, model and tire size, but also how it supports their everyday routines and hobbies.
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Sears Sells Tires Online Using Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) has come to the tire industry by way of Sears Auto Centers. With the pilot launch of the retail chain's "Digital Tire Journey" Web app, consumers can identify the appropriate tires to fit their driving preferences.

"Make no mistake, there's a difference between producing HVA tires and the curing of a 15-inch tire versus a 20-inch tire," says Gordon Knapp, CEO and president of Bridgestone Americas Inc.
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CEO Knapp Answered All Our Questions About Bridgestone

Modern Tire Dealer had the opportunity to sit down with Gordon Knapp, CEO and president of Bridgestone Americas Inc., at the company’s recently held consumer tire business meeting in Los Angeles.  Knapp took over this position in September when Gary Garfield retired.

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Simple Tire to Donate 5% of Sales on Veterans Day

Simple Tire LLC is pledging 5% of all sales on Veterans Day 2016, Nov. 11, to the Wounded Warriors Family Support organization, which provides help to the families of soldiers who have been wounded or killed in combat operations.

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