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.
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.
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.
Someone is charging $14.95 for an oil change in Northeast Ohio! By comparison, the average price charged for a conventional or synthetic blend oil change in 2014 was $20.47.
The oil change wars have begun. Given the start of the school year is upon us, that is not surprising.
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.”
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., doing business as Walmart, doesn't claim it has the lowest prices. It does market them as "everyday low prices."
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."
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.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is offering some pretty big savings on tires for its 2013 Black Friday event. which begins at 8 a.m. on Friday.
Everyone seems to sell tires these days. But of all your competitors, who is the one you follow most closely?
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is being threatened by Amazon.com. That is the premise of a recent online article by "Businessweek" writer David Welch.
In her hit song, "Ironic," singer Alanis Morissette clearly shows she doesn't know what the word means. Walmart, however, does.