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
During TIA’s “Tires at 2” seminar, Alpio Barbara, 2019 Tire Review Top Shop winner and owner of Redwood General Tire in Redwood City, Calif., and Bob Kellogg, president of Warren Tire in upstate New York and Tire Business’ Tire Dealer Humanitarian of the Year, discussed ways their business has been successful and how other dealers can take advantage of opportunities in the industry and their communities.
Tate Boys Tire & Service was honored as the 2018 Tire Review Top Shop at the 2018 TIA Tire Industry Honors event, held at the Paris Las Vegas hotel.
For Tate Boys Tire leadership, Tire Review’s 2018 Top Shop Winner, running a multi-store tire business is like operating a professional sports team, with core values that their team to success.
Tate Boys leadership’s love of team sports helped shape the store’s culture from the start.