Articles Tagged with ''retail''

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Mac's Tire Service Offers Convenience, 'Comfort'

24/7 Service, Female Employees Set Washington D.C. Dealership Apart

Pam Konde remembers a time before she was the owner of Mac’s Tire Service in Washington, D.C. She recalls working for her father, Percy Pettaway, at the single-location dealership during her summer breaks from high school and making $3 an hour operating the cash register. 


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MTD 100 Dealers Share Tips For Finding Good People

'People Have Always Been the Biggest Factor in Whether a Location Succeeds or Struggles'

Finding help is arguably the biggest challenge facing independent tire dealers today. And the largest tire dealerships in the United States are not immune to this problem. In this exclusive, MTD 100 dealers share solutions for finding - and keeping - good people.


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The Rules of Engine Diagnostics

There's More to This Service Than Just 'Clearing' Codes

It’s a rare tire dealership that does not occasionally see a car with an illuminated check engine light. In fact, 65% of respondents to MTD’s latest Tire Dealer Automotive Service Study report that they offer engine diagnostic services.


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The ABCs of Plus Sizing

Changing a Vehicle's Look Can Change Its Performance

Joe Findeis, publisher of The Ultimate Wheel & Tire Plus Sizing Guide, has provided expert advice on plus sizing tire and wheel packages for more than 40 years - both at the retail level and as a consultant to the tire industry. 


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