Ann Neal

Senior Editor

Ann Neal began writing dealer profiles as a freelancer for Modern Tire Dealer in 2011. She became associate editor in 2013. Her experience includes more than two decades of managing employee, financial and marketing communications and web content in the commercial trucking industry. She has a B.A. in Mass Media/Communications from the University of Akron.

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Tips to Close the Small OTR Tire Sale

Need advice on how to capture the small off-the-road tire business in your market? Nine tire makers share their expertise. They also tackle the future of bias tires, and whether their extinction is on the horizon.

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Tactics for Boosting Alignment Sales

How important is alignment service to Matt Petersen and Kent Coleman? For Petersen, it’s what sets Alignment Pros–Point S apart from competitors in Gillette, Wyo. For Coleman, it is the service that drives the most profits at his six Salt Lake City area Big O Tires stores.

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Light Truck Tires: Dealers Adapt as Consumers Steer Away From Sedans

Demand for light trucks has exploded, and tire dealer Nick Lenhart sees it at the sales counter of Lenhart’s Service Center Tire Pros. In the first six months of 2018, light truck tires were 25% of unit sales. For comparison, in all of 2017, 18% of sales at the Irwin, Pa., dealership were LT tires.

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