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).
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 free online.
Top 100 Independent / Top 25 Commercial Dealers
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 free online.
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 free online.
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 dollar value.
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.
Financial benchmarking section of these reports provides an analysis of industry profit and expenses as a percentage of annual revenue for companies that sell or distribute tires and tubes for passenger cars and other light vehicles, medium and heavy-duty vehicles, and off-the-road equipment, and may offer other services such as oil changes, wheel alignments, and brake pad and battery replacements.
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as district manager, retail store manager, sales associate, service writer, automotive technician, and tire technician, with employers for which salary or hourly rate data is provided including The Reinalt-Thomas Corp. (Discount/America’s), TBC Corp. (Big O/Tire Kingdom), and Monro Muffler Brake, Inc.
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and local area basis for job positions in this retail sector which includes companies that sell tires and tubes for passenger cars and other light vehicles, medium and heavy-duty vehicles, and off-the-road equipment, and may offer other services such as oil changes, wheel alignments, and brake pad and battery replacements.