Tire Discounters Inc.’s recent acquisition of Leete Tire and Auto, a four-store, Virginia-based chain, capped a big year of acquisitions for the rapidly expanding, Cincinnati, Ohio-based dealership, which now has 191 retail locations.
Tire Discounters Inc. continues to expand its footprint. In this interview, Jamie Ward, the dealership's CEO and president, discusses what's next for the company, including its recently launched Protect Your Legacy program.
Tire Discounters continues to grow its footprint with the addition of a new store in Columbus, Ohio, its 15th outlet in that market. The recently opened store gives the dealership more than 140 locations.
Tire Discounters Inc. is expanding again, this time with the acquisition of Porterfield Tire Inc. With two retail stores in Georgia, adding Porterfield Tire also signals a major shift for Tire Discounters: the nation's eighth-largest tire dealer is entering the commercial tire business.
Tire Dealer of the Year Chip Wood provided his take on five topics that independent tire dealers grapple with on a daily basis - and how they impact his dealership, Tire Discounters. Here’s what he had to say.
MTD Tire Dealer of the Year Chip Wood has earned the admiration of both employees and suppliers alike. Here are thoughts about Chip from the people who know him best and others who have worked closely with him.
Promoting from within - especially at the store level - is one of Tire Discounters’ core practices. “I was a store manager at one point,” says Chip Wood. “If we can promote from within, that’s the best. It’s a win-win.” Here's how Wood has built Tire Discounters' executive management team.