Weekly trade magazine features news and information for independent dealers,
with special features including the "Data Store" section which provides information on North America's
largest commercial and independent dealerships (e.g., headquarters location, annual sales, retail/commercial/wholesale
sales percentages, number of company-owned stores, other stores, and
total number of employees).
Bobit Business Media
Publications available from this organization include:
Monthly trade magazine features news and information for independent
dealers, with special reports including the "Facts Issue"
which includes information on production, shipments, distribution,
market share, pricing, and profits, and the top dealer reports
which rank the top 100 independent and top 25 commercial dealers based on sales and number of outlets.
Digital editions can be viewed free online.
Annual facts issue provides a variety of information for the industry,
with topics covered in this report including North American production capacity,
domestic shipments and imports, distribution channel
and brand market shares, online retail sales, product pricing
and sizes, commercial vehicle tires, and average dealer profit
margin by product segment. Report can be downloaded and viewed
Top 100 Independent / Top 25 Commercial Dealers
Babcox Media, Inc.
Annual reports rank top independent and commercial dealers based on
sales and number of outlets, with information provided for each
company including company headquarters, chief executive officer, number of outlets (e.g., commercial
only, commercial/retail, retail, and wholesale), number of service trucks, number of commercial retread
plants, and brands carried. Reports can be viewed
Frost & Sullivan
Future of Tire Retailing in North America and Europe
Monthly publication features news and information for independent dealers
and retailers, with special features including the annual "Sourcebook" issue
which provides detailed information on factors
that influence consumer buying decisions, consumer preferences
for light vehicle tires, dealer operations, and various brands
carried by retail and commercial dealers. Digital editions are available
Comprehensive report analyzes the retail market for Class 1-3 passenger car replacement tires, with
topics covered including key trends in retailing (e.g., emergence
of e-commerce, downstream activity of suppliers, adoption of
new business models, connected services, and influx of Tier 4 tires), growth opportunities for retailers,
and market outlook and forecast demand in terms of units and
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national,
state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of
companies, market volume and sales trends, average company
sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up
activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.