Commercial Tire says its newly built retail tire store in Eagle, Idaho, is the first in the Northwest to attach Valvoline Express Care bays to an independent full-service tire and automotive repair outlet.
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Top 100 Dealers Find Opportunities in Traditional Retailing

The independent tire dealers on this year’s Modern Tire Dealer 100 are finding ways to grow despite the digital revolution turning the traditional retail sector upside down. The nation’s top dealers are overcoming e-commerce challenges to acquire, renovate and build stores.

Meridian, Idaho-based Commercial Tire opened three locations in the last 12 months. The new store in Eagle, Idaho, has six bays for mechanical and tire services, plus two Valvoline Express Care bays. (Tied for No. 24 with 43 stores).
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Photos: A Look at the Dealers on the Modern Tire Dealer 100

The independent tire dealers on this year’s Modern Tire Dealer 100 are finding ways to grow despite the digital revolution turning the traditional retail sector upside down. The nation’s top dealers are acquiring, renovating and building stores.

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5 Quick Takeaways From the 2016 Modern Tire Dealer 100

We know you want it, and we’ve got it. The 2016 Modern Tire Dealer 100 spans six pages and shows how you, and your fellow independent tire dealers, have grown. Here’s a quick link to download the list, plus five quick takeaways.

Sullivan Tire Co. Inc. celebrated the opening of its new store in Somerville, Mass., with an open house in May. The company purchased and renovated the 7,500-square-foot building.
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Top 100 Dealers Are Acquiring, Renovating, and Building

To buy or to build? That’s a question all business owners ask themselves as they ponder strategies for growth. This year’s Modern Tire Dealer 100 is replete with examples of each as some dealers are opting for growth through acquisition and others are choosing to grow by building new stores.

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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.).

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