VIP Opens 3rd Store in Vermont
A third VIP Tires & Service store has opened in Vermont, giving VIP Inc. 64 locations in New England.
The store in Burlington, Vt., opened on June 23rd in a former All Star Collision Center. The 8,670 square-foot facility was renovated with eight service bays and space to store 2,000 tires on site. The store features a drive-thru alignment check system by Hunter Engineering Co.
VIP offers both tires and full menu of automotive services. The store features an open concept customer waiting area with a laptop bar, a coffee and tea bar, renovated restrooms, and a TV sitting area, as well as a large tire display.
Bryce Campbell, a VIP manager in training at the Williston store for the past year, will lead the VIP team as manager in Burlington. When VIP’s Burlington location is fully staffed, it will feature a nine-person team including Campbell.
Through July 11, the store, located at 140 Riverside Ave., will offer consumers a buy three tires get the fourth free sale. Additionally, through Aug. 7, VIP will host the Oil Changes for Education program where every oil change costs just $10 and 100% of the proceeds go to local Burlington schools.
“After a long year and half, we’re excited to celebrate the opening of our third Vermont location,” said Tim Winkeler, CEO and president of VIP. “We want to provide the best possible experience for Vermonters seeking a reliable automotive professional to work on their car. VIP’s skilled technicians and customer service professionals will make your car care experience transparent, easy-to-understand, and helpful. This coming Fall, we will also be opening a brand-new, ground-up store in Shelburne store. Between these two stores and our Williston location, we’re excited to expand VIP offerings for people in the Greater Burlington area!”