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K&M Tire to Acquire Midtown Tire, Inc. in Rochester, NY

K&M Tire, Inc. has acquired Midtown Tire, located in Rochester, New York. The transaction has been closed and K&M Tire will begin operating from the warehouse effective Monday, May 23. K&M Tire says it is excited about the opportunity to welcome Midtown employees and serve its customers. “We’ve had a growing interest in expanding our

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Rising Gas Prices Make Tire Distributors Rethink Pricing, Service Models

At the end of March, the U.S. government reported that the national average price of gasoline had reached $4.23 per gallon, which is an increase of $1.38 or 48% per gallon compared to one year ago. The situation for on-highway diesel fuel is worse, having increased a jaw-dropping 64% in the last 365 days. For

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ATD to Acquire Monro, Inc.’s Tires Now Distribution Assets

American Tire Distributors (ATD) and Monro, Inc. have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which ATD will acquire Monro’s wholesale tire distribution assets, operating under the Tires Now name. Tires Now operates seven facilities across the Southeastern United States, servicing more than 3,500 wholesale customer locations annually. In addition to servicing these wholesale customers,

Should You Focus on Tire Sales or Service?

Where is the money coming from, tires or service? For many tire dealers, this is clear-cut, but for some, it’s difficult to know what tires and service successes to lean into and which are short-lived blips on the radar. Some dealers focus all their efforts on sales, devoting service time only to flat repairs, mounting

Kenda Americana Launches New Aluminum Wheels

Kenda Americana Tire and Wheel recently launched its new AM03 and AM04 aluminum wheels designed for the RV and marine trailer markets. Available in the six sizes most popular for trailer tires, the new wheels are made of cast alloy aluminum for solid balance and performance with lower rolling resistance. Additional advantages aluminum wheels offer

TireHub Enters Three New Markets

TireHub operates 71 logistics centers across the U.S. and has opened five distribution centers in three years.

Forming Relationships To Better Your Business With John Boyle

John Boyle, former president of Englewood Tire Wholesale and current head of ETD Discount Tire Centers, reflects on the lessons his father, “The Captain,” taught him, shares his cardinal rules for working with suppliers and delves into the memories he’s shared with Johnny g along the way.

Johnny g & Friends John Boyle Englewood Tire and ETD Discount Tire Centers
Forming Relationships To Better Your Business With John Boyle (Podcast)

When you train under “The Captain,” you’re bound to be a captain of the industry in your own right. And John Boyle definitely is. Just ask Johnny g. Like many dealers out there, Boyle grew up in the tire business. He began working as a teenager for his father, Jerry “Captain” Boyle, who founded Englewood

Johnny g & Friends John Boyle Englewood Tire and ETD Discount Tire Centers
S&S Tire’s Swentzel: Secrets to Longevity in the Tire Business (Podcast)

There’s no one secret recipe for business success. Sure, hard work has tons to do with it. Luck helps. And in the case of S&S Tire, you can’t have a successful three-generation business without having a solid foundation. For this Kentucky-based tire distributor, that foundation started with Paul Swentzel, co-founder of S&S Tire who has

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S&S Tire’s Swentzel: Secrets to Longevity in the Tire Business

Get to know how Paul Swentzel created a growing distribution business in the heart of the Bluegrass State in the latest episode of Johnny g & Friends.

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Tirehub Opens New Logistics Center in Atlanta

The new TireHub Logistics Center in Kennesaw, Georgia, increases the company’s delivery radius in the Atlanta metropolitan area.

Yokohama Tire’s Texas Distribution Center is Now Open

The distribution center will be used to house Yokohama’s passenger car/light truck tires, followed by commercial truck/bus products in 2022.