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.
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.
McCarthy Tire Service Co. Inc. has expanded its corporate internship program for high school and college students, giving them real-work experience while benefitting from their energy and new ideas. The tire dealer has even hired two of its recent college graduate interns.
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.