The Modern Tire Dealer Show is a weekly look at the tire industry with special attention to the independent tire dealer through interviews, conversations and analysis from industry leaders and the staff of Modern Tire Dealer magazine, including editor Mike Manges, senior editor Joy Kopcha and managing editor Ron Ledgard.
Thinking About Selling Your Dealership? Listen to this Podcast First
Are you thinking about retirement? What do you need to do in order to prepare your business for a possible sale? Dennis McCarron - a partner at Cardinal Brokers, one of the top tire dealership brokerages in the industry - covers the checklist in this can’t-miss episode of The Modern Tire Dealer Show. Some action items he discusses might even surprise you.
Navigating the Next Phase of the COVID-19 Pandemic: What You Need to Know
COVID-19 isn't going away. Are you prepared to navigate the next phase of the pandemic? In this episode of The Modern Tire Dealer Show, Mario Barrera, a board-certified attorney who specializes in labor and employment law, discusses whether or not you can force your employees to get vaccinated, why you should consult with an expert before imposing a vaccine mandate, why you need to follow local COVID-19 regulations more closely than ever and more.
Do You Have the Right HR Systems in Place? Real-World Advice from an Expert
Ever wonder if you have the right HR systems and processes in place? In this episode of The Modern Tire Dealer Show, Jamie Hastings of SESCO Management Consultants - which advises some of the country's leading tire dealerships - offers real-world advice, from how to optimize your employee interview process to compensation plans and more.
A conversation with Chabill's CEO Beth Barron
Beth Barron has been the CEO of Chabill’s Tire & Auto Service since 2018, but her entire career has been in and around the tire business. In this podcast, Barron talks about the effects of COVID-19 on her business and staffing, the opening of new stores, her family’s legacy in the industry and how women are a big part of how her company is constructed. Also, this podcast interview was conducted before Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana but Beth and her family are fine.
Tire Industry Gears Up for Strong Finish to 2021
It’s been an action-packed month in the tire industry. In this episode of The Modern Tire Dealer Show, MTD’s editors discuss the top stories of August, while providing context and analysis that you will not find anywhere else. There’s a lot going on and you’ll learn all about it right here.
Tire Dealership Acquisitions Are Hot; What's Next?
Mergers and acquisitions are in the news again -- and there's a lot to talk about. In this episode of The Modern Tire Dealer Show, noted M&A expert Michael McGregor discusses recent acquisitions by some of the country's largest tire dealerships, Monro's westward expansion, why wholesale-distributors are ripe for acquisition and economic conditions that will continue to fuel M&A activity.