January 2023

Photo Credit: Bridgestone Americas
'The core principles that built the original GCR organization still resonate today,' says McGregor.
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How the Founders of GCR Hit on a Winning Formula

Jan. 17, 2023
The founders of GCR Tires & Service believed in two core concepts - one, that the store manager was the most important person in the organization, and two, that the way to attract...
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'Your salespeople also need to be aware of aftermarket vehicle modifications and how they can impact performance,' says Van Batenburg.

Why Tires Are Key to Optimizing EV Performance

Jan. 10, 2023
The tires you sell and install on any electric vehicle need to provide traction that’s as good or better than what the original equipment tire provides. The same goes for rolling...
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A bonus 'is not a ''set it and forget it' type of concept,' says McCarron.
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Is Your Bonus Program Ineffective?

Jan. 9, 2023
As you begin a fresh new year, considerable thought should be given to revising your company’s bonus program. Here are some options.

Are Old Habits Holding Your Business Back?

Jan. 3, 2023
Breaking habits or changing behaviors can be some of the most difficult barriers to creating a successful tire dealership. Sometimes the best lessons come from breaking our patterns...

Positive Sellout Streak Continues

Dec. 27, 2022
Our recent checks with dealers leave us with a view that retail sellout trends continue to show strength and moved higher year-over-year compared to November 2021.