Retail

Tirebuyer Forms Partnership with Tread Connection

Tirebuyer has formed an exclusive partnership with mobile tire franchisor, Tread Connection. Through the partnership, Tread Connection’s operations will evolve to be the builder, trainer and support solution provider for Tirebuyer under its new TREADSY brand.


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TIA Names Littlefield, Barry to Hall of Fame

Inductions Will Take Place During Global Tire Expo/SEMA Show
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has named TIA CEO Dr. Roy Littlefield and Martin Barry, former president of the National Tire Dealers Association (NTDA), to the Tire Industry Hall of Fame. They will be inducted on Nov. 2 during the Global Tire Expo/SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nev.
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Best-One of Indy to Acquire 15th Store

Within a five-month span, Indy Tire Centers Inc. dba Best-One of Indy is set to acquire its third tire dealership in Indiana. On Sept. 1 the company will take over operations of Robinson Tire & Auto Service in Lafayette.
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Is a New Segment of CUV Tires Emerging?

Off-Roading CUVS Are Pushing Boundaries
As if CUVs weren’t already taking American roadways by storm, these versatile non-sedans are now increasingly the vehicle of choice for those who want to play off-road, too. It's adding complexity to the fast-growing CUV tire segment. Light truck tire experts break it down and answer the all-important question: What do tire dealers need to know as we move forward?
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TIA Launches Search for New CEO

The Tire Industry Association is looking for a new CEO, who will have executive management for the operations of the 13,000-member organization and will report to the group's board of directors.
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When Will the Shipping Crisis End?

Future is Uncertain, Says Expert - But Dealers Still Have Options

From extended delivery delays to sky-high freight rates, the shipping crisis continues to throw a monkey wrench into supply chains — and many tire dealers are shouldering the burden. When will it end? What can dealers do in the meantime? Martin Dixon, head of research products for Drewry a global shipping industry consultancy with offices in the United Kingdom, China, India and Singapore provides answers in this MTD exclusive.


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