ITDG names Sullivan south region sales director

TEQUESTA, Fla. — Independent Tire Dealers Group LLC (ITDG) has named Micheal J. Sullivan its Southern Region Sales Director. Mr. Sullivan brings years of experience in both sales and as an independent tire retail owner to the position, the organization said

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Goodyear expands Midwest presence by purchasing Raben Tire

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Goodyear Tire announced that it is expanding its company-owned presence in the Midwest by purchasing Raben Tire Company.

The purchase advances Goodyear’s Connected Business Model and enables Goodyear’s ability to win and grow in the rapidly changing tire business by making it easier for consumers and fleets to buy and recommend Goodyear tires.

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Continental introduces 10-year warranty on agricultural tyres

Continental is now offering a warranty of up to ten years on its agricultural tyres in the EMEA region. The warranty applies to all Continental radial agriculture tyres manufactured since 1 August 2017 that bear the ‘Engineered for Efficiency’ logo and have an applicable production code.

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How to Grow Your Tire Business 20% Annually

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It doesn’t matter what industry you’re in, how long you’ve been in business or how large of a business you run—to grow your sales, you have to find your “why.” That’s exactly what Danny Smith, owner of six Same Day Automotive Tire Pros stores in the Tulsa, Oklahoma, area did.

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2019 Kumho Tire Dealer Meeting: Plans to Consolidate Tire Lines, Expand Sports Partnerships

Amid walls of red rocks hundreds of feet high and a peaceful Colorado River flowing behind them, about three dozen Kumho Tire USA dealers, wholesalers and distributors were invited to the Sorrel River Ranch Resort and Spa near Moab, Utah, to hear business updates during the company’s annual dealer meeting held Nov. 13-15. In addition, guests were introduced to Kumho’s new Road Venture MT71 tire – which will be available Jan. 1, 2020 – as part of the company’s first-ever tire launch event.

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Award-Winning Tire Dealers Share Their Secrets to Success

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During the 2019 SEMA Show, the Tire Industry Association (TIA) hosted its annual “Tires at 2” seminar in which tire dealers shared their secrets to success.

Speaking to a full house, Alpio Barbara, 2019 Tire Review Top Shop winner and owner of Redwood General Tire in Redwood City, Calif., and Bob Kellogg, president of Warren Tire in upstate New York and Tire Business’ Tire Dealer Humanitarian of the Year, discussed ways their business has been successful and how other dealers can take advantage of opportunities in the industry and their communities.

Kevin Rolhwing, TIA’s vice president of training, moderated …

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The Top 5 Blunders of Tire Dealers

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An avid auto enthusiast with a fondness for American muscle cars, Steve literally grew up in and around his family’s auto service business in Massachusetts. Today, he is the CEO and Trainer of Champions of Sale Away LLC. Steve has over 25 years of successful sales, sales management and sales training experience.

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Fountain Tire Names New Execs

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Dave Deley, Jason Herle and Nelson Tonn have been appointed to new executive positions.

Fountain Tire has announced the appointment of three team members to new leadership positions: Dave Deley as Senior Vice President, Stores; Jason Herle as Senior Vice President, Marketing, Information Systems & Supply Chain; and, Nelson Tonn as Vice President, Sales & Mine Service.

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‘Discount’ suit settled; Mavis to rebrand around 200 stores

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MILLWOOD, N.Y. — Mavis Tire Supply L.L.C. is preparing to rebrand as many as 200 of its Mavis Discount Tire stores throughout the South, Southeast and Atlantic Seaboard as “Mavis Tires & Brakes at Discount Prices.”

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Camso provides Solideal solution for TLD autonomous baggage tractor

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Airport ground equipment specialist TLD has selected the Solideal AIR 561 as original equipment tyre for its new driverless baggage tractor TractEasy and its flagship Jet-16 baggage tractor. Both units have been supplied with Solideal AIR 561 full tyre and wheel assemblies since June 2019.

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