Shipping woes hit the industry in both tires and parts.  Here are some tips to cope with the problem. COLUMN: Back-orders of tires, which are nothing new, are becoming more frequent and deeper into SKUs. With the proliferation of tiers...
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Several podcasts by leading industry podcaster Carm Capriotti with Cardinal Brokers.  LIsten in for some of your favorite topics, and don’t forget to explore their full episode list. Home NEW – Remarkable Results Radio...
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A Town Hall Discussion on Remarkable Results Radio on Selling Your Business...
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As a small business owner, it’s only fair that you charge a modern price for a modern service.  We can’t let a handful of people dictate what our prices should be and decimating our bottom lines.  10% is your fair...
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A review of 2018 and some tea leaves on what’s to come in2019. COLUMN: Doesn’t it still feel like early 2018? Wow, this year has simply zipped by. A blur. At the end of the year it’s good practice to...
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  Tire and service shop owners are busy folks. And, even if they had the time, our industry is not known for having dealers take the time to review their monthly financial statements on a regular basis. I believe this...
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  The importance of cash flow: Running a business isn’t always about making a profit.  The main concern for any business first and foremost is generating cash. COULMN: So, you own your own business and things are going pretty well....
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  The Wage & Hour arm of the federal government view the tire & automotive industry as an easy target.  Learn to make sure your shop isn’t a mark. COLUMN: April 2018: $342,926 back wages paid to employees from a...
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Grow & Learn to Trust Your Employees.  I know it’s hard to do.  But it’s really important for your business and your own sanity. COLUMN: As owners, most started out in the business learning the ropes from either their mom...
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Often, as is the case, a tire and automotive shop will employ a store manager. That is what we call the job, a store manager. But is your store manager really a store manager? Or is he or she a...
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