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Goodbye to Sears Auto Centers

Not quite four years ago Amazon picked its first partner for tire installation and balancing services. Consumers buying any tire on Amazon.com could have it installed at any of that installer’s 400-plus stores. Today, that entire network of stores has closed.


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Don't Miss the 2021 MTD 100!

Each July, MTD presents the most anticipated tire industry ranking of the year - the MTD 100, which is the most comprehensive look at the 100 largest independent tire dealerships in the U.S. that you will find anywhere.


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How Life at the Car Dealership Is Affecting Tire Dealers

As automakers over the past year have been playing whack-a-mole — attacking everything from COVID-19 production shutdowns, part and microchip shortages, and supply chain problems — it means there have been plenty of disruptions at the neighborhood car dealership. And that presents tire dealers with opportunity, but also some fresh challenges.
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Monro's Next Stop: The Southwestern U.S.

Tire Dealer Says It Will Build If It Can't Buy
Monro Inc. has its eyes on the southwestern U.S., and the nation's third-largest tire dealer, which is known for its aggressive growth-by-acquisition strategy, now says it's ready to build stores from the ground up if it can't find properties to buy in this market.
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