Telle Tire has acquired its 10th store. The Eureka, Mo., location joins eight others across the St. Louis metro area.
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Telle Tire Hits Double Digits With 10 Stores

Telle Tire & Auto Service Inc. has acquired its 10th location, and owner Aaron Telle says his tire dealership will spend 2019 improving operations, creating and implementing a new point-of-sale system and adjusting to the company's new five-day workweek.

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Tire Discounters Lays the Groundwork for More Growth

In less than a decade, Tire Discounters Inc. has more than doubled the number of stores it operates. In the last year it has upgraded its digital platforms from the warehouse to the sales counter. And the company has recently reorganized its leadership team with an eye on even more growth.  

The distance from the hub flange to the straight edge is the last measurement needed to determine offset. If that number is smaller than your centerline calculation, offset is positive. Changing offset by just 5 mm is enough to change handling. Courtesy of Jacques Gordon
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Wheel Offset Basics

A car’s chassis is more than the sum of its parts. Everything from the shock absorber’s top bushing right down to the tire contact patch is designed to work together as one complete system.

Each Go Mobile tire van covers a 15- to 20-mile service radius with one technician.
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The Biggest Trend in Retailing: Mobile Tire Service

I find it hard to believe that as the network of independent tire dealers started to develop in the early 1900s, not one of them offered mobile tire service. So pinpointing its creation is – hey, I’m not afraid to say it -- impossible.

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ATD Wins Blue Diamond Technology Awards

American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD) has won three Blue Diamond Awards from the Charlotte Area Technology Collaborative (CATC). The awards recognize ATD’s efforts in creating business value in the deployment and use of information technology systems and making major contributions to the development and recruitment of IT talent to the Charlotte area.

Since Tire Factory's move to join the Point S network, there's been a heavy focus on branding and a unified customer experience at stores. The cooperative has named the top 44 stores for 2018 for meeting those brand and customer experience standards. Nolan's Point S in Gresham, Ore., pictured, is among the winners.
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A Look at the Top 44 Point S Tire Stores in the U.S.

Forty-four Point S stores in the U.S. have been named top performers for 2018. Their ratings are based on essential brand standards the tire dealers set for themselves and expect to carry out across the 200+ plus stores in the network.  

Plenty of Black's Tire representatives, including Ricky Benton II, vice president of sales and marketing for BTS Tire & Wheel Distributors, and Ryan Benton, vice president of Blacks Tire, gathered in Whiteville, N.C., to award the record amount.
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Photos: Black's Tire Raises a Record Amount for Charity

Hurricane Florence may have postponed last year's BTS Charity Golf Tournament, but it came back stronger than ever. The event, sponsored by Black's Tire Service Inc., was held in the first quarter of this year instread of the fourth quarter of 2018. Check out the photos from the golf course, and find out why this was the most successful BTS Charity Golf Tournament ever!

Giti officials gathered in the storage area of the company's South Carolina tire factory. From left, Phang Wai Yeen, Hank Eisenga, Tim Fulton and Jim Mayfield.
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Giti Reveals a 5-Year Plan for the U.S. Tire Market

As Giti Tire (USA) Ltd. continues to ramp up production at its first factory in the U.S., the tire maker also is unveiling the first of three new products for 2019. Tim Fulton, CEO of Giti North America, says this is just the beginning of a rapid reveal of new tires.

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Tire Discounters Is the Best in Cincy, Again

Tire Discounters Inc. can add a couple more "best of" awards to its scrapbook. The tire dealer was voted the best tire store and best auto repair service store in the 2019 Best of Cincinnati awards.

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