Point S International plans to add 1,000 stores to its network — in China.
Tire Factory Inc. has acquired Nussbaum Distributing Inc., the Memphis-based tire distributor it partnered with at the end of 2017 to expand its reach into the eastern U.S.
Unimax Tire Ltd. has refreshed its website to help it display and market its seven retail banners available to tire dealers across Canada.
It was more than two years ago when two tire dealers, in completely different markets more than 1,000 miles apart, made the same decision. Both were ready to boost their online presence.
Point S Development is updating its all-season tire for Europe. The success of the Point S 4 Seasons tire drove the development of the Point S 4 Seasons 2.
Unimax Tire Ltd. has hired Craig Essex to serve as director of development of the Point S brand in Canada.
Forty-four Point S stores in the U.S. have been named top performers for 2018. Their ratings are based on essential brand standards the tire dealers set for themselves and expect to carry out across the 200+ plus stores in the network.
For the second straight year, Unimax Tire Ltd., the company that markets the Point S brand in Canada, has been named one of the Best Managed Companies in Canada.
Point S Tire & Auto Service retailers in the U.S. have access to new tools to help them serve consumers online, manage customer feedback and pursue and track declined services. Leaders expect the tools will help Point S dealers beat the 10% increase in sales they recorded in 2018.
With six bays and two crews of employees, Cory Brown’s tire store was servicing 1,500 to 2,000 vehicles a month from a 6,200 square-foot location on Campbell Street in Rapid City, S.D. “We were climbing all over ourselves for space,” he says.
How important is alignment service to Matt Petersen and Kent Coleman? For Petersen, it’s what sets Alignment Pros–Point S apart from competitors in Gillette, Wyo. For Coleman, it is the service that drives the most profits at his six Salt Lake City area Big O Tires stores.
As the Point S Tire & Auto brand continues its march into the eastern U.S., leaders are celebrating a year of 16 new stores and the opportunity of four new market states. But it's not only about the new guys. Existing dealers are happy too, and giving the network high marks in its annual survey.
Point S Development has updated its private label winter tire. The Winterstar 4 is available to Point S dealers in Europe.
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