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Discount Tire Launches New Pit Pass Concept Store

Discount Tire has chosen the Atlanta metro area as the location of its first Pit Pass concept store. The Discount Tire Pit Pass concept is a new retail experience designed to integrate technologies, including embedded tire scanners, digital displays, online ordering and appointment-focused booking, with speedy tire and wheel services from the comfort of a

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Hunter Engineering Offers Consumable Parts Ordering on Website

Hunter Engineering customers can now order genuine Hunter consumable parts on the Hunter company website, hunter.com, the company says. The company says the new Shop Hunter Marketplace offers more than 150 commonly ordered wear items for U.S. customers. Examples include tire changer polymer mount heads, tire paste and brushes, hooks for aligner targets, brake lathe

Blackcircles Launches in South Africa

Blackcircles, the online tire retailer launched by UK entrepreneur Michael Welch, has debuted in South Africa. The original Blackcircles.com was founded 20 years ago as one of the world’s first online tire retailers, the company says. Welch and his team launched the platform in 2001in the UK. The online platform works in partnership with a

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Goodyear to Sell Commercial Tires Direct to Customers Online

Goodyear is expanding its e-commerce program to include its commercial products, scheduled to launch as a pilot program in the second quarter of 2019, with full availability in Q3 2019.

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E-Commerce Slowly Growing in U.S. Automotive Aftermarket

Although e-commerce is gradually making its way into the automotive aftermarket, 14 percent of buyers in the space today make purchases online, according to The NPD Group. 

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Lack of Insight Hindering Customer Digital Experience

According to Accenture Strategy, a viscous circle of unfulfilled expectations and lack of trust are hurting customer experience and business profits.

Survey Indicates Retailers Don’t See eCommerce as Threat

A survey indicates that brick-and-mortar retailers feel confident that online shopping isn’t hurting their business.

Carvana eCommerce Platform Extends Market into Las Vegas

Carvana, an eCommerce platform for buying used cars, recently launched its Las Vegas market, providing residents with free, as-soon-as-next-day vehicle delivery and an easy, intuitive purchase process that can be done completely online in as little as 10 minutes.

SimpleTire Expands Free Shipping Offer

SimpleTire is expanding its free shipping offer on items from its catalog with no minimum required. This applies to orders delivered to a home, business or local tire store for installation.

Amazon Growing as Automotive Retailer

In a report by One Click Retail, who collects sales data for the world’s top ecommerce marketplaces, Amazon recorded $2.4 billion in automotive related sales based on just their first-party sellers