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Mirko

Ibrahim to Lead Bridgestone's Company-Owned Store Network

Marko Ibrahim has been named president of Bridgestone Americas Inc.'s Bridgestone Retail Operations subsidiary. He will oversee Bridgestone's company-owned store network, which includes more than 2,200 locations and the Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus, Hibdon Tires Plus and Wheel Works brands.


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ATD wheels

ATD Says Demand for Custom Wheels Is Strong As Ever

Demand for custom wheels has remained robust despite the impact of COVID-19, according to John Tak, senior director of merchandising for American Tire Distributors Inc.  In fact, “with people staying home, they are buying wheels,” he says. “Our dealers are telling us they are as busy as ever on the wheel side. And our wheel business has been up significantly.”


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Burt

Dealers Target Last-Mile Delivery Fleets

How Dealers are Servicing This Fast-Growing Segment

Driven by e-commerce and the proliferation of distribution hubs, there are more last-mile delivery vans on the road than ever before, creating additional tire and service opportunities for enterprising tire dealers. Here's how two leading tire dealerships are pursuing this rapidly growing segment, as they share what's working for them.


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