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.
Following recent trends, our latest conversations with dealers leave us with a view that retail sell-out trends are continuing to trend downward, showing decreases on a sequential basis since this past October.
Michelin North America, Inc., has announced price increases up to 5% on select Michelin and BFGoodrich brand passenger and light truck tires, as well as on select commercial truck tires, "due to changing business dynamics of the U.S. market."
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has named Ben Skubish the new general manager of its Bridgestone Affiliated Retailer Nationwide Network, replacing Barry Feasel, who is retiring on Jan. 1 after 40 years with Bridgestone.