Exec Reveals the Secret to Tire Discounters' Success

Earlier this year, Tire Discounters Inc. reached a rare milestone -- it opened its 100th store. Of all the independent dealers on the Modern Tire Dealer 100 list, only eight dealerships can make that claim (next up: Belle Tire Distributors Inc.).


No Choice in the Matter: Why a Mission Statement Is So Vital

"Your mission, if you choose to accept it..." were the words Jim Phelps, the leader of the U.S. government's covert Impossible Missions Force on "Mission: Impossible," listened to every week on CBS television from 1966-73. He clearly had a choice in the matter.


Let Your Voice Be Heard Regarding OTR Tire Tariffs

The OTR tire tariff situation is getting down to the nitty-gritty. The U.S. Department of Commerce is getting ready to make its first preliminary rulling, this one on countervailing duty margins against tire imports from India and Sri Lanka.

Pirelli's Clif Armstrong (right) will be able to lean on the man to his right as he builds the Pirelli truck tire brand in the U.S. and Canada.

Pirelli Brand Truck Tires Will Be Available Soon

Why in the world would any global tire manufacturer want to enter the ultra-competitive truck tire market in the U.S. and Canada at this time? Especially given the strength (ask any domestic retreader) of low-cost radial imports in the market?

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