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Tire Discounters Talks Franchising & Consolidation [Audio]

As we work to cross over into a post-pandemic world, the current dynamics in today’s tire retail landscape are making it ripe for consolidation as well as franchising, according to Tire Discounters. “One of the things we hear from small business owners is that they’re worn out. They’re tired, and, quite frankly, that [the pandemic]

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AMN Drivetime: Catching Up With Industry Icon Kathleen Schmatz (Podcast)

In episode 2 of AMN Drivetime, Babcox Media CEO Bill Babcox talks with industry icon Kathleen Schmatz. The two longtime friends and colleagues chat about Schmatz’s remarkable career, with her beginnings writing press releases on a typewriter to eventually leading one of the nation’s leading trade associations. The AMN Drivetime podcast entertains and educates listeners,

Taking a Tire Store from Unprofitable to Thriving [Audio]

How do you take an unprofitable store and make it a revenue-generating machine? In this episode of What’s Treading with Tire Review, we speak with a tire dealer duo who’s done just that: Cassandra White and Courtney Condor, owners of an RNR Tire Express store in Puyallup, Washington. Eight years ago, these sisters took over

Johnny g & Friends, Ep. 1: Mario Andretti (Podcast)

Mario Andretti is a racing icon. He’s won the Daytona 500, the Indy 500 and a Formula One World Championship—a feat no other racecar driver has achieved. He’s taken the checkered flag 111 times during his career and, today, he shares his stories and reflections from his more than 50-year career in this inaugural episode

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AMN Drivetime With Bill Babcox: Episode 1 With Clay Millican (Podcast)

In this inaugural episode of AMN Drivetime, Babcox Media CEO Bill Babcox talks with six-time NHRA world champion about his career trajectory from the Kroger warehouse driving forklifts to drag racing, his most meaningful race, “Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice,” and how he stays fit at 55. The AMN Drivetime podcast entertains and educates

Johnny g’s New Podcast & Reflections from His Career [Audio]

“I want to help make the industry better before I leave this earth, whether it’s doing a tire panel or doing a tire podcast, because this industry has been a big part of my life. I’m very proud of what this industry has given to me, and I want to turn around and repay it.”

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Exec. Interview: Michelin’s Garcin on Sustainable Growth [Audio]

Sustainable mobility has become a buzzword in the automotive industry, as carmakers look toward an electric—and zero-emissions—future. But how exactly will this grand idea be achieved? Michelin North America has an idea. This year, Michelin introduced its “Michelin in Motion” plan, its “all sustainable” strategy to drive new growth in the next 10 years with

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ESG in the Tire Industry & How Dealers Can Play a Role [Audio]

When you think of sustainability, what comes to mind? Perhaps, it’s the folded arrows of the triangular-shaped recycling sign. Or, maybe a pocket park in your neighborhood. Well, it’s those things and so much more. Nowadays, sustainability has made its way into corporate culture in the form of ESG, which stands for environmental, social and

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Manufacturer’s POV: Today’s Tire Supply Chain ‘Growing Pains’ [Audio]

It’s no secret that the tire supply chain has been jolted by the coronavirus pandemic. Things are sort of a hot mess, and there are so many factors playing a role – the price and availability of raw materials, shipping and freight, changes in manufacturing, fluctuating supply and demand…the list goes on. Dealers are most

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Q&A with Coats: Tire Changers & Wheel Balancers [Audio]

Coats experts Kyle Harris and Ryan Rouser dive into some topics around tire changers and wheel balancers on tire dealers’ minds.

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TIA: Transitioning to Virtual Training Amid COVID [Audio]

What do you do when the pandemic forces you to lose one of your primary sources of revenue? Well, that’s the predicament the Tire Industry Association found itself in around mid-March last year. When states started to go into lockdown, the association had to cancel its in-person, hands-on training sessions, which made up a majority

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Podcast: Private Equity in the Tire Industry [Audio]

In this episode of What’s Treading with Tire Review, we dig into the process of how private equity firms work with shops and what they look for in an acquisition.

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