In this MTD exclusive, Chris Garman, vice president of corporate development for Sun Auto Tire & Service Inc., discusses Sun Auto Tire’s acquisition strategy, why the mergers and acquisitions market will remain hot and more.
Point-of-sale systems have evolved beyond being simple transaction tools. Tire dealers rely on point-of-sale systems for robust features that support more efficient operations throughout their business, from the front desk to inventory.
Pam Konde remembers a time before she was the owner of Mac’s Tire Service in Washington, D.C. She recalls working for her father, Percy Pettaway, at the single-location dealership during her summer breaks from high school and making $3 an hour operating the cash register.
The July 2022 issue of MTD contains the MTD 100, our annual look at the 100 largest independent tire dealerships in the United States, based on store count. MTD has compiled and presented this list in one form or another since the 1980s.
Mavis Tire Express Services Corp. has acquired Melvin's Tire Pros & Auto Service Centers, a five-store dealership based in North Kingston, R.I. The stores will operate under the Melvin's by Mavis name.
Finding help is arguably the biggest challenge facing independent tire dealers today. And the largest tire dealerships in the United States are not immune to this problem. In this exclusive, MTD 100 dealers share solutions for finding - and keeping - good people.