Sullivan Tire Co Inc. isn't going to wait until it turns 65 years old to celebrate. The company is marking 64 years in business in 2019, and Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is lending a hand in the party planning.
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.
VIP Inc. dba VIP Tires & Service has opened its fourth store in Massachusetts, and 59th location overall.
Felix Canestri has moved from one top-10 tire dealer to another. Canestri has joined Belle Tire Distributors Inc. as director of procurement.
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.
For 52 years Les Schwab Tire Centers Inc. had an exclusive, multi-state territory with Toyo Tire USA Corp. That deal, which effectively locked out other tire dealers, including online retailers, from selling Toyo-branded products in the northwest corner of the U.S., has come to an end.
The 15th Virginia Tire & Auto location has opened, and it marks MSS Inc.'s first move into the Richmond area.
On New Year's Day leadership of Chabill's Tire Service LLC will transition to the second generation. Elizabeth "Beth" Gowland Barron will take over as CEO, and her father, Charley Gowland, will retire.
As of Jan. 1, 2019, there will be 112 Tire Discounters outlets in six states. The latest four outlets will be opened by the end of the year, says Tire Discounters Inc. President Jamie Ward.
VIP Tires Inc. has opened its third new VIP Tires & Service store in three months. The latest is a larger location to serve customers in Claremont, N.H.
Consumers in Chattanooga, Tenn., have rewarded Tire Discounters Inc. for their quick growth in the local market. The tire dealer has been named Best Tire Store for the second straight year by the Chattanooga Times Free Press.
In anticipation of four new stores opening in the next four months, and the plan to add more outlets in the future, Tire Discounters Inc. will host a day-long hiring blitz in all of its stores this week.
Tire Discounters Inc. has added another "Best of" award to its mantle. The most recent title is for Best in Auto Repair in the 2018 Lexington Herald-Leader Readers’ Choice Awards.