Terry Clifford has worked for Burt Brothers Tire & Service Inc. for 20 years, and spent many of those years as a store manager. But in his latest promotion, as director of wholesale, the company says Clifford is responsible for a massive surge in sales.
Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC has closed 13 of its 14 Firestone Complete Auto Care stores in the greater Salt Lake City area. For Burt Brothers Tire and Service Inc., that spells opportunity.
Following what appears to be a record year, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. held its 2012 Dealer Conference in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 29-31. I was on hand for all the new product announcements, plus some fleet HQ announcements.