If you could make a change in your business to increase proﬁts, you’d do it. But what if you could invest in your employees to save a life?
Big O Tires LLC recognized its top performers for both business success and contributions to the growth of the franchise during its 2019 convention.
The new Agilis CrossClimate from Michelin North America Inc. is designed for ¾- and 1-ton pickup trucks and vans used in commercial applications as well as for European van platforms.
Training someone to work in a tire store is like teaching algebra — the student has to know the basics first. Muscle memory helps in math, and it can help a new employee learn the ropes without taking shortcuts.
Icahn Automotive Group LLC has revealed eight priorities for a multi-year transformation plan, and managing the company’s tire inventory is near the top of the list.
Although its parent company recently changed its corporate name, Hankook Tire America Corp. will keep its name the same.
Toyo Tire Corp. posted net income of 5.6 billion yen on net sales of 90.1 billion yen for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019.
The new RoadBib tractor tire from Michelin North America Inc. is available in two sizes: 600/70R30 size for the front axle and a 710/70R42 for the rear axle.
The new Turanza QuietTrack touring tire is designed to provide improved wet, winter and wear performance over the previous generation tire, along with a comfortable quiet ride.
Recent conversations with dealers leave us with a view that retail sell-out continues to trend positively as retail conditions remain healthy and volumes improved over the prior year’s period (8th straight month). From a volume standpoint, surveyed dealers relayed they saw unit sales volumes improve modestly (~1.1%) compared to the same period last year.
Recent conversations with dealers leave us with a view that retail sell-out remains healthy and trends continue to remain on the positive side of the ledger. From a volume standpoint, surveyed dealers relayed they saw unit sales volumes improve in the low-single-digit range compared to the same period last year and were up roughly 1% for the first quarter as a whole.
It’s been a year since Amazon.com Inc. added tire installation to the check-out process for tire-buying consumers. Since then, it’s partnered with three retailers to build a nationwide network of installation options: Monro Inc., Pep Boys — Manny, Moe & Jack, and Sears Auto Centers.
ASA Automotive Systems Inc. wanted to help its dealers easily interact with customers and build their online reputation through reviews. So it partnered with Podium Corp. Inc.
Big O Tires LLC franchisees reached $800 million in retail sales in 2018, with 169 stores posting record sales. It was the sixth straight year of improved sales for the TBC Corp. subsidiary.
The $600 million credit line Monro Inc. has with eight banks has been amended, and it gives the tire dealer and auto service provider access to an additional $150 million.
President Donald Trump has once again threatened to increase tariffs on Chinese products imported into the U.S., and the Auto Care Association has repeated its plea that Trump change course.