Terry Clifford has worked for Burt Brothers Tire & Service Inc. for 20 years, and spent many of those years as a store manager. But in his latest promotion, as director of wholesale, the company says Clifford is responsible for a massive surge in sales.
Nearly one year after its creation, TireHub LLC is expanding into a new market: Ft. Myers, Fla.
OK Tire Stores Inc. plans to spend $100 million over the next five years to expand its distribution capabilities. It's the most significant expansion in the company's 66-year history.
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!
With 730 employees working from 28 warehouses to provide tires to customers in 27 states, K&M Tire Inc. recorded a fifth straight year of double-digit growth in 2018. And with more tire brands available, more tires in inventory, and more people on its payroll, K&M expects that growth to continue into its 50th year in business.
Max Finkelstein Inc. has opened its second distribution center in Virginia. The new DC is located outside of Richmond, Va., in Colonial Heights.
Art Blumenthal LLC, a business broker that specializes in the automotive aftermarket, has redesigned its website with more resources to help those buying and selling tire stores and auto service centers.
Community Wholesale Tire Inc. recently opened its fourth distribution center. The 77,000-square-foot warehouse, located in Peoria, Ill., gives the company nearly 600,000 square feet of warehouse space.
Kenneth L. Harris Sr., founder of Harris Tire Co. in Troy, Ala., died Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at Troy Regional Medical Center. He was 87.
Michelin North America Inc. is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 scholarship it offers to students associated with the Tire Industry Association (TIA). The company will award three renewable scholarships for tuition, books and fees.
Wholesale tire distributor Max Finkelstein Inc. has added Bridgestone, Firestone and Fuzion to its stable of consumer tire brands.
Bridgestone Corp. posted net income of 219.4 billion yen on net sales of 2.7 trillion yen for the first three quarters of its fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2018. That compares to income of 197.8 billion yen on sales of 2.7 trillion yen for the same period in fiscal 2017.
American Tire Distributors Inc. (ATD) will begin shipping products out of a new 1-million-square-foot warehouse in Blakeslee, Pa., on Dec. 3, 2018.