John Healy

John Healy is a managing director and research analyst with Northcoast Research Holdings LLC, based in Cleveland, Ohio. Healy covers a variety of subsectors of the automotive industry and writes MTD's monthly Your Marketplace column. If you would like to be included in the monthly dealer discussions, contact him at [email protected].

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Will Tire Prices Come Down in 2024?

Feb. 5, 2024
With a level of stability in raw material prices and waning demand for premium tire tiers, we wonder if an incremental price concession could be on the horizon from premium tire...
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We continue to see retail sellout trends incrementally stronger than earlier in the year.
Retail

Tire Sellout Shows Momentum

Oct. 10, 2023
We continue to see retail sellout trends incrementally stronger than earlier in the year.
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Dealers still see the customer deferment cycle shifting towards the positive and they expect that trend may continue as we turn to fall and winter weather is on the horizon.
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Trends Show Sellout Recovery Leading Into 2024

Sept. 22, 2023
We believe the tire replacement industry is seeing a stronger backup, which supports a recovery in sellout trends as 2023 winds down.
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At long last, tire dealers indicate retail sellout trends have turned positive after declining year-over-year the past seven consecutive months. July marks the first positive month for sellout trends since November 2022, and it’s up a healthy 3.5% year-over year.
Retail

Retail Tire Sellout Turns Positive

Sept. 1, 2023
At long last, tire dealers indicate retail sellout trends have turned positive after declining year-over-year the past seven consecutive months. July marks the first positive ...
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'While still negative on a year-over-year basis, our view is that retail sellout sales have begun to slowly inch closer to flat,' says Healy.
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Tire Sellout Is ‘Becoming Less Bad’

July 31, 2023
While still negative on a year-over-year basis, our view is that retail sellout sales have begun to slowly inch closer to flat. June represents a seventh consecutive month of ...
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Tire dealers report to John Healy that tier-one tires made a bit of a rebound in February.
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There Are Hints of Sellout Improvement

April 4, 2023
Retail sellout trends continue to show softness on a year-over-year basis, marking a third straight month of negative retail sellout.