Five VIP Tires & Service stores raised $20,720 for their local school districts as part of Oil Changes for Education campaigns this fall. The stores offered $10 oil changes to consumers and donated the proceeds to schools.
Sullivan Tire Co Inc. has opened a new store in Massachusetts, the company's 73rd retail location.
Bauer Built Inc. is opening a third location to serve the Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., market.
During a week-long event Tire Discounters Inc. locations in three states didn't charge customers labor on tires or oil changes, and instead collected donations for the Wounded Warrior Project. The first-time event raised more than $20,000.
Two of the largest independent tire dealers in the U.S. earned the highest customer satisfaction scores in a new ranking of the aftermarket by J.D. Power and Associates. But the survey shows there's plenty of competition nipping at their heels.
The husband-wife team of Mike and Julie Holmes is taking on matching job titles at Virginia Tire & Auto LLC. They've also promoted an employee to serve as the tire dealership's first chief operating officer.
Did you know Les Schwab died 12 years ago? At the time, Les Schwab Tire Centers Inc. was based in Prineville, Ore., and ran 333 stores.
Discount Tire is continuing its partnership with Team Penske, including with drivers Ryan Blaney and Joey Logano in the NASCAR Cup Series, and driver Austin Cindric in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.
Black’s Tire Service Inc. is doubling the size of its largest warehouse, investing more than $2.6 million to add space to meet the demands of size proliferation and larger wheel sizes.
Tire Discounters Inc. has opened a store in Plainfield, Ind., part of the greater Indianapolis area. This is the third Indy-area store for the tire dealer to open in less than two months.
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC has sold off more of its GCR Tires & Service business. And the buyer is a repeat customer: McCarthy Tire Service Co. Inc. The Pennsylvania-based tire dealer is buying 13 more stores, plus three GCR retread plants.
McCarthy Tire Service Co. Inc. is merging two retail stores in Winchester, Va. Both stores were acquired in 2012, and on June 26 the staffs of both locations will combine under the roof at 908 S. Kent St.
Sullivan Tire Co. Inc. has opened the first of two new stores this summer in Massachusetts, giving the company 73 retail locations in New England.