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Bridging the past and present: Totten Tire may be Birch Run’s best kept secret in tires

The single-location shop has always been able to draw the business it needs to keep busy, keep customers happy, and keep true to its roots.

Roger’s Tire Service focuses on customer service and community relationships

Roger’s Tire Service does things a bit differently. Your first hint: the business performs daily operations out of a barn.

Faith, hope, love: Triple Tire builds a Top Shop on three simple principles

The husband and wife team have only about a year’s worth of tire dealing under their belts, yet they managed to nearly double their first-year sales expectations.

‘Quality Service After the Sale’ Sets Janesville Tire Apart

The sun peeked through the clouds on a breezy September morning in Clarion, Iowa as Paul Beckstrand jumped out of his pickup truck, gas station coffee in hand, to greet Big Bud 747. The tall white tractor, weighing in at 95,000 pounds, is billed as the world’s largest farm tractor, and on that summer day

Reach Your Maximum Potential with K&M Tire!

The “best of the best” independent tire dealers deserve unparalleled support to take their business to the next level. You work hard to serve your community and take care of your employees, and in today’s competitive tire retail landscape, you must have the support to fulfill your business’ needs as well as your goals and

Smetz’s Tire & Service’s ‘Raving Fans’ Key to Dealer’s Success

About 12 years ago, Troy Smetzer, owner of Smetz’s Tire & Service Center in Ashland, Ohio, asked his staff to read a book. But it wasn’t just any book. “I wanted my employees to know why we sometimes ask them to do something that wouldn’t make us a dime more money.” In fact, Troy was

K&M Tire Awards Mr. Tire/Big 3 Tire Top Shops

At its dealer conference in Dallas, Texas last weekend, K&M Tire presented its Mr. Tire/Big 3 Tire Top Shop Award.