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Point S Italy Adds 50 More Locations

July 1 was a big day for Point S Italy. Professional Pneus, a network of independent tire dealers with 50 locations in the South of Italy, was the second group to join Point S on that day.

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T & T Tire Point S Supports Mental Health Organization

T & T Tire Center Inc., dba T & T Tire Point S Auto Service, has called the Puget Sound home since 1955. This summer the Tacoma, Wash., business has celebrated its community spirit by supporting the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

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Point S Adds a Big Network in Italy

Point S has taken a giant leap forward in expanding its network of independent tire dealers in Italy with the signing of Gomme & Service effective July 1, 2018.

Carl Jonientz, owner of Tiny’s Tire Center Point S in Tacoma, Wash., was among the dealers who brought their families to the dealer meeting. Carlyn Jonientz, 10, walked the trade show floor with her dad.
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No Rest for Point S Dealers After Successful 2017

The 212 stores in Tire Factory Inc.’s network sold 6.5% more tires in 2017 than in 2016, and they increased overall sales by 8%. There was improvement in same-store sales — dealers who have rebranded to the Point S banner increased sales by 5.5%, and those who haven’t were up 3.5%.

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Point S Enters the Philippines

Point S Development has signed a franchise agreement in the Philippines as part of its ongoing push to spread its banner throughout Asia.

Carl Jonientz, owner of Tiny's Tire Center Point S in Tacoma, Wash., was among the dealers who brought his family to the dealer meeting. Ten-year-old Carlyn Jonientz walked the trade show floor with her dad.
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Photos: Tire Factory Dealers Go to California

Tire Factory Inc. dealers reported to University City, Calif., for their 2018 annual meeting. With nearly 500 dealers, vendors and guests on hand, the group learned about new initiatives underway for the Point S retail banner, gathered product tips from top tire manufacturers, walked the trade show floor, and even spent some time at Universal Studios next door.

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PitStop's 318 Stores Join Point S Germany

PitStop, a chain of 318 tire and auto service stores in Germany, has joined Point S Germany. The merger gives Point S 870 retail locations throughout Germany.  

The store will provide tires, wheels, batteries plus automotive services.
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Point S Opens Flagship Store in Malaysia

Point S Development has opened its flagship store in Malaysia, an eight-bay location with a 3,000-square-foot showroom featuring areas dedicated to the Pirelli and BFGoodrich brands.

Tire Factory is working to expand the Point S footprint in the U.S., and says the addition of the Memphis warehouse provides the capacity for another 50 stores.
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Look for a Dozen Point S Stores Near Memphis by the End of 2018

The same day Tire Factory Inc. took possession of a warehouse in Memphis, Tenn. — its first in the eastern half of the U.S. — CEO Walter Lybeck says the tire cooperative already had “20 store leads” it was actively pursuing. “And that number is growing quickly."

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