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Point S Expands in Ontario

Point S Canada will open five Point S locations in Ontario, plus six more under its Otobox retail banner. The new stores will give the province 70 total locations.


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Tariffs Due on PLT Tires From Vietnam

The Department of Commerce (DOC) has found evidence that tiremakers and tire exporters in Vietnam benefited from government subsidies in 2019, and as a result consumer tires imported into the U.S. from Vietnam should be assessed countervailing duties.


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Updated: All Tariffs on Chinese PLT Tires Will Remain

Without Tariffs, DOC Predicts Market Would Return to Previous Conditions

Five years after tariffs were imposed on passenger and light truck tires imported from China, the Department of Commerce (DOC) has determined removing those tariffs would likely result in tires being dumped in the U.S. market and subsidized by the Chinese government once again. As a result, both the anti-dumping and countervailing duties imposed in 2015 will stand.


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The 'Best' and Busiest Online Tire Stores

People love lists, right? I do, anyway. And Newsweek and global researcher Statista have published an interesting one with insights on what’s important to online shoppers. They’ve named 1,000 online shops (websites) the “Best Online Shops 2021.” And yes, there are tire retailers in the mix.


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Next PLT Tariff Ruling Delayed to End of 2020

The ongoing investigation of whether passenger and light truck tires imported from South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam are being dumped in the U.S. market for less than fair value definitely won’t be settled in 2020. The Department of Commerce has agreed to a 50-day extension for preliminary determinations.


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Les Schwab Sold to Investment Firm

Les Schwab Tire Centers Inc., the nation's fifth-largest independent tire dealership founded by one of the industry's giants, has been sold to the Meritage Group LP, a California-based investment group.


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