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Unimax and Point S Are Winners in Canada

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.  

Cory's Point S Tire and Auto Service in Rapid City, S.D., sits atop a hill in the midst of a new retail development. Cory Brown says it's visible for 2 miles from Interstate 90.
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Point S Tire Dealer Expects 20% Boost in Sales From New Store

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.

(From left): Matt Veal, Matt Petersen and Kalina Petersen are partners in Alignment Pros–Point S, which has specialized in alignment service since 1990. Courtesy of Alignment Pros-Point S
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Tactics for Boosting Alignment Sales

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.

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Point S Adds 16 Stores in the U.S. in 2018

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.  

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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).

Nate Hockman, on the left, volunteered to help owner John Roemer during the business' car care clinic. The event was part of a month-long campaign to support the local YWCA.
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Roemer's Point S Hosts a Car Care Clinic for Women

In Missoula, Mont., John Roemer’s tire store has an annual tradition. The business picks a local organization to promote and support. This summer, Roemer’s Car Clinic Inc. dba Point S Tire & Auto Service, hopes to raise more than $3,000 for the YWCA Missoula.

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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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