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Continental Tire Sales Grew 10%

Continental AG recorded a 10% gain in tire sales in the first quarter of 2021 compared to 2020, results the company says were driven in particular by improvements in China and North America.


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Dennis

How to Supercharge Your Point-of-Sale System

If you get 30 tire dealers in a room and bring up point-of-sale (POS) systems, prepare for 45 different opinions and a very long, passionate conversation. This month’s column is not going to endorse any particular POS system. Instead, it will help you learn to drive your POS system like the race car that it is and understand what role it plays at your dealership.


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Morgan

Waves of Change Come Fast: Stay On Top of Them

In our industry, we are faced with technological changes in nearly every aspect of what we do. Automotive systems are evolving and changing. How we interact with our customers is evolving and changing. It is important to recognize these changes and act upon them at the right time in order to keep our businesses thriving.  


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Doster Will Replace Krcelic at TBC Brands

Marty Krcelic, president and COO of TBC Brands and executive vice president of TBC Corp., will retire on June 30 after nearly 21 years with TBC.  Succeeding Krcelic and leading TBC Brands is Geoff Doster as senior vice president of sales.


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Sullivan Tire Will Take Over 2 Direct Tire Locations

Longtime Manager Steps Into Ownership of Flagship Store

Sullivan Tire Co. Inc. will acquire two of the four retail stores in Massachusetts previously owned and operated by Barry Steinberg. The longtime manager of the flagship Direct Tire and Auto Service store in Watertown, Mass., will become its new owner.


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