Walmart CEO and President Greg Foran, left, talks with Giti Tire (USA) Chairman Enki Tan during a tour of the new Giti plant in South Carolina.

Walmart Celebrates the Opening of Giti's U.S. Tire Plant

Call it a grand opening preview. Giti Tire (USA) Ltd.'s consumer tire plant in Richburg, S.C., will not officially open until next year, but the company and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. held a celebration on Oct. 4, 2017,  in advance of the grand opening.


And the Most Popular Tire Sizes in the U.S. in 2016 Were...

High-value-added passenger tires is the buzz phrase in the tire industry right now. Also known as HVA tires, they are defined by some companies as tires 17 inches and above in size, by others 18 inches and above. Either way, they are trending upward.

Giti backs the Dextero DHT2 with a 50,000-mile limited tread-wear warranty.

Walmart Chooses Giti Over All Other Brands

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. named Giti Tire (USA) Ltd. its Automotive Supplier of the Year for 2015. In addition, Giti was also named Hardline Supplier of the Year, and was one of four finalists in the General Merchandise Category.


Dealers compare Walmart pricing experiences

Modern Tire Dealer Editor Bob Ulrich’s blog on Wal-Mart Stores Inc’s advertised sales prices generated many comments, including one reader who says: “Our position is that our service, before, during and after the sale is worth a small premium, and we simply don't chase customers chasing the lowest price.”


The 'secret' behind Walmart's tire pricing

Here is Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s pricing policy: "We’re committed to providing low prices every day. On everything. So if you find a lower (local) advertised price on an identical product, tell us and we’ll match it."


Find out how much Walmart reduced tire prices

Black Friday refers to at least the potential for a great bottom line, not, say, death. However, it may be harder to compete against mass merchandisers like Wal-Mart Stores Inc. this year on what retailers say is the biggest selling day of the year.

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