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Big O Tires Dealers Hit $1 Billion in Sales

Big O Tires franchisees set back-to back sales and profitability records in 2020 and 2021, and for the first time turned the retailer into a billion-dollar business. New leaders at the helm say it’s just the beginning, and that Big O Tires is “poised for monumental growth.”


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Goodyear Eliminates a Tire Brand

In the year since Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. acquired Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., there have been plenty of questions about what would happen to the five consumer and two truck tire brands Cooper sells in the U.S. We now know the tiremaker has stopped producing at least one of those brands.


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Keep TPMS Tools Updated for Accurate Relearns

Continental is launching a national public service campaign to make sure tire dealerships and service facilities are aware they need to keep TPMS tools updated so they can service all vehicle makes and models and ensure trouble-free and profitable tire services.


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What Happened to Sears Auto Centers?

Two Former Sears Executives Look Back on Chain’s Decline

Michael McGregor says he always thought Sears Auto Centers had great, untapped potential. But he wanted an insider's view of what happened to the chain, so he asked a couple of former Sears executives who were there.


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Tips for Mastering Mounting and Balancing

Equipment, Accessories & Patience All Play a Part in Avoiding Common Mistakes

Mounting and balancing tires correctly is the heart and soul of what tire dealers and other tire retailers do. And that means it’s absolutely critical the job is done with precision and delicacy.


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