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Meet the Michael Jordan of the Tire Industry

Larry Morgan, chairman of Morgan Family Ventures, shares how he’s created multi-millon dollar businesses in the tire and new car industry.

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Meet the Michael Jordan of the Tire Industry (Podcast)

In this episode of Johnny g & Friends, presented by Firestone, get to know the “Michael Jordan of the Tire Industry.” No, he’s not 6-foot-6 with six playoff rings, but he is the largest car dealer in the state of Florida. That man is Larry Morgan, chairman of Morgan Family Ventures, a high-growth group of

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Babcox Media Acquires AutoSuccess Magazine

Babcox Media Inc., parent company of Tire Review, has acquired AutoSuccess magazine and digital properties, effective March 31, 2017.

Dealer Tire Offers Direct-to-Consumer Sales

Cleveland-based Dealer Tire has launched a direct-to-consumer retail website,, that will send consumers to car dealerships for installation services. The launch follows a trial in the Dallas/Fort Worth and Cleveland areas and allows consumers to order tires online that are shipped from Dealer Tire’s network of 42 warehouses across the U.S. and Canada. For installation, the website offers certified installation

Repair Shops Beating Car Dealerships in Service

Repair shops are reportedly performing better than car dealership service departments, reports. Marylou Hastert, director of product marketing for DealerSocket, a customer-relationship software firm, told that independent repair shops – including tire dealers – own about 75% of the service market. According to DealerSocket’s Dealership Action Report on 6,500 auto dealerships, 53% of the