Two of the largest names in the tire industry will become one. Discount Tire, the largest independent tire dealer in the U.S. with 1,100 stores, is acquiring Tire Rack, the industry's oldest and largest online tire seller.
Do you think your sales team is firing on all cylinders? They're probably not. Mike Townsend visited 70 stores as part of a secret shopper exercise, and he says in those visits not a single employee asked him to buy anything.
Nama Tires Inc. is expanding its manufacturing footprint in order to supply more tires to the North American market. The company “has chosen Serbia as (our) new production base,” says a Nama spokesman.
Pirelli & Cie SpA acknowledged nine of its suppliers with awards to reward the companies that have distinguished themselves in making Pirelli’s supply chain even more sustainable, innovative and of the highest possible quality.
Nokian Tyres plc is increasing production capacity at its Finnish tire factory by about 30% by adding shifts, extending the production week to six days and hiring more personnel to build passenger car tires.
It’s always true that the owners of a tire-related business know everything about their particular business, while the parties looking to buy it know very little. Whether you are a tire retailer, a commercial tire dealer or a wholesaler, it helps to treat potential buyers as if they were your customers.