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Jiffy Lube Franchisee Building Its 30th Store

A franchisee of Jiffy Lube International Inc. locations is in the midst of a major growth spurt. SRE Group recently opened its 29th Jiffy Lube location, and has two more stores that are expected to open in Nevada by the end of 2018. And yes, the group is selling tires.  

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Federal-Mogul Motorparts Is Taking 8 Winners to Las Vegas

Eight customers of Federal Mogul Motorparts will enjoy the 2018 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show and Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, Nev., as winners of the top prize in the “Stay Cool With Wagner” promotion.

Rebecca Vest earned a bachelor's degree in business management from the University of Kentucky.
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Rebecca Vest and Andrea Arrowsmith Join Bridgestone

Bridgestone Americas Inc. has added to its senior team. Rebecca Vest joins the company as senior vice president of procurement and strategic sourcing partnerships and Andrea Arrowsmith will serve as vice president of transformation initiatives and the enterprise project management office.

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VIS Wins Best Product Award at 2018 BusCon

Vehicle Inspection Systems Inc. (VIS) took home the award for best new product or service at the 2018 BusCon, a transportation show hosted by Modern Tire Dealer's sister publication, Metro Magazine.  

On Oct. 15 Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
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Sears Has Filed for Bankruptcy

Sears Holdings Corp. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company will close another 142 stores by the end of the year, and CEO and Chairman Edward Lampert will step down as CEO.

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Pep Boys Acquires a Store in Connecticut

The owners of Precision Motors, an independent auto repair and tire store in Mystic, Conn., have retired and sold their business to Icahn Automotive Group.

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