Simple Tire named one of fastest growing companies by Inc Magazine

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SimpleTire has been named one of the fastest growing companies —and the fastest growing automotive company— in America by Inc. Magazine.

“We’re honored to again be recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America and are truly grateful for everyone’s continued trust in SimpleTire,” said CEO Andy Chalofsky. “Our sustained growth is a testament to the team we’ve assembled and the outstanding support we receive from our suppliers, partners and customers.

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Alliance Tire Americas Offering $100-$125 Rebate on If, Vf Farm Tires

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Farmers can receive rebates of $100-$125 per tire on purchases of two to 16 qualifying Alliance Agriflex increased flexion (IF) or very high flexion (VF) tires under an autumn rebate announced today by Alliance Tire Americas, Inc.

The rebate covers more than 80 sizes and tread patterns among Alliance’s Agriflex 354, 363, 372 and 389 tire lines purchased between August 15 and October 31, 2019.

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Shifting expectations drive off-road innovation

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It’s no secret that consumer preferences are evolving, and their expectations for companies, brands and products are higher than ever.

This is increasingly true in the tire industry, as more consumers seek tires that meet multiple performance needs without tradeoffs. … 

…As the off-road consumer tire segment continues to grow, function is only one part of the equation. Aesthetics also matter.

Read the source article at Tire Business

New Group Touchette Distribution Centre Opens in Cambridge

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Groupe Touchette, a Canadian owned tire distributor, has announced the opening of its brand-new distribution centre in Cambridge, Ontario.

According to the company, the new facility is equipped to serve customers in over 15 cities in its surrounding area, such as London, Kitchener, Waterloo and Guelph, among other places.

Read the source article at Autosphere.ca

Alberta franchise named top OK Tire store of 2018

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic — OK Tire store owners Curtis and Gregory Evans, James Watt and Steven Marshman were honored recently for operating the franchise group’s best store, in Strathmore, Alberta.

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4Tires to Launch New Website, Acquire New Premises

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4Tires.ca, a company specializing in the retail sale of tires and wheels, has announced that it will be launching its new and completely redesigned website.

The launch of the new website will officially take place by the end of September this year.

According to the company, the new version will not only contain an enhanced view of the retailer’s product inventory but will also have better search capabilities.

Read the source article at Autosphere.ca

VIP reshuffles top management, promotes Winkeler, Pickard

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AUBURN, Maine — VIP Tires & Service is reshuffling its top management, promoting John Quirk to executive chairman and adding added the title of CEO to President Tim Winkeler’s duties.

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Orion adjusts outlook on weaker automotive markets

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HOUSTON—Citing a challenging macroeconomic environment, particularly in the automotive markets, Orion Engineered Carbons has revised it full year earnings forecast, lowering its anticipated earnings.

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Tireweb, OpenBay launch AI-powered service adviser on website

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Software developer Tireweb Marketing Pty. Ltd. is partnering with Openbay Inc. to incorporate Openbay’s recently launched AI-powered virtual service adviser into its website solutions to provide a more personalized online experience.

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Podcast: The Genesis of TireHub and its Future

In this episode of What’s Treading with Tire Review, we take a look at TireHub, the joint distribution venture between Goodyear and Bridgestone. The company shipped its first tire July 3 of last year and is now celebrating one year in business. We look back at the company’s startup beginnings with some of its key executives and discover what the future holds for one of the nation’s largest tire distributors.

Listen above or find this episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play and Spreaker.

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