The founder of Tire Discounters Inc., William “Chip” H. Wood, is returning to the helm of one of the nation's top-10 tire dealers as CEO, replacing Paul Brunner, effective immediately.
Family-owned and operated Tire Discounters recently opened its 100th store. The newest location in Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. is the company's first in the state of Georgia.
Dunn Tire LLC is a major sponsor of a regional contest for automotive technical students. The Niagara Frontier Automobile Dealers Association's (NFADA's) Ron Smith Memorial AutoTech Competition will be held Jan. 16, 2016.
If expanding your tire business is the ultimate goal, you might be looking for inspiration from other tire dealers who have done it, and succeeded. Modern Tire Dealer’s 2015 Tire Dealer of the Year Ricky Benton has more than quadrupled the number of stores in the Black’s Tire Service Inc. chain in the 19 years he’s owned the business.
What independent tire stores made the 2015 MTD 100 for the first time ever? Find out in the July 2015 edition of Modern Tire Dealer, available soon in print and online.
Plaza Tire Service has opened its fourth store in Columbia, Mo. The family-owned company, based in Cape Girardeau, Mo., is celebrating 52 years in business in 2015.
Tire Guys Inc., which does business as Tire-Rama, recently purchased Lewiston Tire Factory in Lewiston, Mont.
Robert Gross, executive chairman of Monro Muffler Brake Inc., will speak at the 17th annual ICR XChange Conference on Jan. 13, 2015, in Orlando, Fla.
Dunn Tire LLC has opened a newly constructed store in Buffalo, N.Y. The new store replaces an existing outlet in the city.
Ziegler Tire & Supply Co. based in Massillon, Ohio, held a grand opening for its newest outlet with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by local politicians, business leaders, supplier representatives and new and long-time customers. The store was built in North Canton, Ohio, and replaces an older Ziegler Tire outlet that was in the same vicinity.
Sullivan Tire Co. Inc. announced that on Aug. 18, 2014, the Bridgewater, Mass. Sullivan Tire location welcomed employees from Signature Healthcare Medical Group in and the Bridgewater Fire Department to take the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise funding and awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
Discount Tire has opened stores in Lexington, S.C., and Clarksville, Tenn. The company now operates nine stores in South Carolina and 16 stores in Tennessee.
Plaza Tire Service announced that construction of its new location in Kennett, Mo., is complete and the store is open for business at its original site, 420 Independence Ave.