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‘Signs Point to Yes:' Six Questions Answered as MTD Peers Into the Future

Readers of a certain age will remember the Magic 8-Ball, that strange, plastic toy that provided instant answers to those all-important questions (“Will I ace my math test?” “Will I win the lottery?” “Will the Browns ever make it to the Super Bowl?”) I thought it would be fun to apply Magic 8-Ball-like answers to several tire industry-related questions that have been on my mind and could very well be on your mind, too.


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Pandemic Paves the Way for Secondary Financing

Pandemic Paves the Way for Secondary Financing

Thousands of tire dealers across North America have turned to no-credit finance providers as a way to reach more customers and capture additional sales at the front counter. And now, with the economy in a constant state of uncertainty thanks to COVID-19, dealers say this service is even more critical.
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AAPEX 2020 Goes Virtual

AAPEX 2020 Goes Virtual

The Automotive Aftermarket Parts Expo (AAPEX) has canceled its in-person trade show for 2020 due to COVID-19, and instead will offer a virtual experience for attendees.
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SEMA Seeks Input on Status of 2020 SEMA Show

SEMA Seeks Input on Status of 2020 SEMA Show

The Specialty Equipment Market Association continues to plan for an in-person 2020 SEMA Show, but organizers also are watching a spike in coronavirus cases in Las Vegas and working on a virtual element to meet the demand of international attendees who may face travel restrictions.
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