Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC has closed 13 of its 14 Firestone Complete Auto Care stores in the greater Salt Lake City area. For Burt Brothers Tire and Service Inc., that spells opportunity.
I have written in the past about how progressive and tire-dealer-like Costco Wholesale Corp. is. It just doesn't sell tires like a wholesale club, and it even sells online.
The European subsidiary of Bridgestone Corp. is acquiring a chain of 104 stores in France.
Modern Tire Dealer had the opportunity to sit down with Gordon Knapp, CEO and president of Bridgestone Americas Inc., at the company’s recently held consumer tire business meeting in Los Angeles. Knapp took over this position in September when Gary Garfield retired.
The oil change wars have begun. Given the start of the school year is upon us, that is not surprising.
Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC (BSRO) plans to add two Toyo tire lines to the available product offering at nearly 1,700 of the company’s Firestone Complete Auto Care locations across the United States.
There were 5 million more passenger tires sold in the U.S. last year compared to 2013, and car dealerships accounted for 400,000 of those units. Their 8% share of the market is the highest it has ever been -- and it is growing.
Is the cost of being open on Sunday, either monetarily or personally, worth it? That is the $64,000 question (OK, I am dating myself).
The battery on my wife's 2001 Firebird died over the weekend. She discovered it after work, and was lucky to get a jump so she could get it home.
My recent blog on Ford Motor Co.'s Quick Lane Tire & Auto Centers (Dec. 12) generated some interesting responses. Two in particular questioned my accuracy.
On the flight to Las Vegas for this year's Specialty Equipment Market Association Show, I read this headline in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "Millions of recalled tires are still on our roads."
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s commercial tire network is getting a new identity that fully leverages the power and equity of the Goodyear brand.
ABC's new television series "The Lookout" gave Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. a black eye twice this year: on June 19, and then again in a rerun on July 3.