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CEO Brett Ponton Is Leaving Monro

Brett Ponton has resigned as CEO and president of Monro Inc., and as a result the company's chairman of the board of directors, Robbert Mellor, will take over as interim CEO.


Monro Stores Are Climbing Back After 41% Drop in April

Monro recently put its store rebranding efforts on hold.

Sales at Monro Inc. for the first quarter of fiscal year 2021 reflect the effects of COVID-19, with sales in April, May and June dropping 22.1% compared to the previous year. Tires, which account for more than half of the company’s sales, were easily the best performing category, and they were down 14%.


MTD Exclusive: Jensen Tire President Explains Why 'Cash is King'

Omaha, Neb.-based Jensen Tire & Auto is taking measures to preserve working capital. "Inventory...

After a few tough months, car count has picked up at Omaha, Neb.-based Jensen Tire & Auto. With 21 retail locations, the company is the 54th largest independent tire dealership on this year's MTD 100. In this MTD exclusive, Matt Jensen provides an update on customer demand at his dealership and explains why "cash is king."


ASE Hosts Free TPMS Webinar

Technicians looking for guidance on Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) can attend a free webinar hosted by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).


What’s Next For GB Auto Service? CEO Discusses Growth Plans

"In many cases, we believe in maintaining local brand identities," says GB Auto Service CEO...

Frank Kneller is the CEO of GB Auto Service Inc., one of the fastest growing conglomerates of independent tire dealerships in the country. A division of Greenbriar Equity Group, GB Auto Service has acquired a number of tire dealership chains, including Lamb's Tire & Automotive Centers, Evans Tire & Service and others. In this interview, Kneller discusses the company's acquisition strategy and more.