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Grouptyre Wholesale expands into potters bar

Grouptyre Wholesale expands into potters bar

3rd October 2019 | 0 Comments

South-East Grouptyre member, Grouptyre Wholesale Ltd has opened the doors to a new state of the art warehousing facility in Potter’s Bar, Hertfordshire. The wholesaler, which covers a wide area across the South East, including London and the Home Counties, states that it had outgrown the satellite facility in Brentwood, Essex and decided Potters Bar was the ideal location for the move, with easy links to the A1, M1, M25, M40 and M11 motorways.

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Grouptyre exclusive brands offer car tyre market coverage at competitive prices

Grouptyre exclusive brands offer car tyre market coverage at competitive prices

8th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Grouptyre’s extensive range of exclusive “margin brand” products include car tyres by Goodride, Constancy, and Rapid, in addition to Landsail and Evergreen. These competitively priced products come with dealer support packages, access to exclusive dealer promotions, point of sale material, and merchandise as part of their customer support.

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5 years on, Evergreen-Zelos partnership ‘thriving’

5 years on, Evergreen-Zelos partnership ‘thriving’

11th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Renault Clio Cup racer Dan Zelos has been supported by Evergreen Tyres for half a decade. The partnership started in karting, and has continued to Zelos’ current drive in the Renault Clio Cup. The tyre brand states that its support for Zelos is motivated both by the marketing opportunity it offers and by helping a young driver achieve his ambitions.

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4×4 growth offers opportunities in sub-premium categories for exclusive brands – Grouptyre

4×4 growth offers opportunities in sub-premium categories for exclusive brands – Grouptyre

3rd October 2018 | 0 Comments

The leading growth in new car sales of SUVs has led to a surge in demand for tyres in this lucrative market. While premium tyre manufacturers have naturally led the way in this segment, meeting the demands of their original equipment customers, themselves expanding and innovating in the segment to offer greater choice to consumers, sub-premium manufacturers have followed suit, giving wholesalers the opportunity to distribute higher margin products, and create a tiered range of products to address this segment.

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BA Bush expands with Norwich, Knaresborough sites

BA Bush expands with Norwich, Knaresborough sites

18th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Grouptyre founding member BA Bush has opened two new sites in Norwich and Knaresborough, helping towards its three-year growth plan and adding strategic locations. The two new sites represent the company’s first stage of growth, with further new sites planned before the end of 2019. The group says it is targeting a £60 million turnover in 2018.

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Grouptyre leads with range of high performance brands

Grouptyre leads with range of high performance brands

14th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Large investments in research and technology over the last few years have enabled Grouptyre’s exclusive brands to develop some excellent alternatives within the competitive high performance market at realistic and affordable prices. The wholesaler notes that tyre retailers are demanding increased diversity in the high performance market to meet the wide range of consumer demands at all price points.

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Landsail Tyres – offering UK dealers ‘segment-leading range coverage’

Landsail Tyres – offering UK dealers ‘segment-leading range coverage’

13th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Grouptyre states that Sentury Tire’s Landsail brand has held a stable 1.5 million units per year for the last 3 years, meaning that an estimated one in 25 UK vehicles is fitted with Landsail tyres.

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Grouptyre continues warehousing investment

10th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Grouptyre has continued to invest in warehousing – overall it has 40 local/regional warehouses operated individually by its 10 regional members – and its e-commerce system, GroupLink, this year. The group reports a turnover of more than £310m, and collectively employs more than 1,200 people, of which 42 are business development managers; three regional sales managers cover the country. A nationwide fleet of more than 450 vans make, on average, deliveries to tyre retailers at least twice a day, with greater frequency and on-demand deliveries in some areas.

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Bush Tyres celebrates 70 years of business

Bush Tyres celebrates 70 years of business

10th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Grouptyre founding member Bush Tyres is celebrating 70 years in business this year. The family-owned company has earned a reputation as Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire's leading independent tyre specialist, in both retail and wholesale, with its place within Grouptyre helping to form a nationally successful business.

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Evergreen Dyna redesigned to deliver for UK 4×4 drivers

29th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Evergreen Tyres’ recent relaunch of its Dyna range includes two key SUV/4x4 patterns; the DynaControl ES880 and the DynaComfort ES380. The Dyna range was introduced in 2016 with redesigned tread patterns and tyre constructions. The brand states that the result of this is improvement in steering, fuel efficiency, all weather grip and road noise, important performance characteristics to the UK market.

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Grouptyre reiterates high performance leadership goal

23rd May 2017 | 0 Comments

Leading independent national wholesaler Grouptyre offers a wide range of high performance and ultra-high performance tyres from all the major manufacturers. Massive developments in research and technology over the last few years, has enabled Grouptyre’s exclusive brands to develop alternatives within this competitive market at realistic and affordable prices.

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Landsail ‘the smart choice’ for UK SUV drivers

Landsail ‘the smart choice’ for UK SUV drivers

6th March 2017 | 0 Comments

Landsail tyres, which are exclusively distributed by Grouptyre in the UK, are being marketed as “the smart choice” for UK SUV drivers. Within the highly competitive SUV/4x4 sector, Landsail offers a range of sizes – among them the CLV1 and CLV2.

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Grouptyre holds national sales conference

Grouptyre holds national sales conference

27th January 2017 | 0 Comments

Grouptyre held its annual National Sales Conference in mid-January at the Holiday Inn just off the M6 in Birmingham. Hosted by Paul Hollows, Grouptyre’s commercial director, the meeting gave the organisation the opportunity to present its 2017 plans to its sales teams, who had converged on Birmingham from all corners of the UK. The Conference was opened by Grouptyre chairman Gary Oliver, who in his opening address touched on the constant challenges which we all face not only in the industry, but the wider world.

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New warehouses, online tools and chairman mark Grouptyre’s 20th anniversary

New warehouses, online tools and chairman mark Grouptyre’s 20th anniversary

12th October 2016 | 0 Comments

Grouptyre’s 20th year has been marked by several new developments, including the appointment of Gary Oliver as its new chairman of the board of directors, new warehouse expansions for members, and the continued development of e-Commerce models on the wholesale (GroupLink) and retail (Tyres Online) sides – for more on the latter, see this month’s Online Tyre Business feature.

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Oak Tyres to move into new administrative headquarters

Oak Tyres to move into new administrative headquarters

7th October 2016 | 0 Comments

Oak Tyres is to open its new administrative HQ in the next few months. The company states that its new, custom-built premises in Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside is significantly larger than its current facilities in Haydock, providing office space for more staff, and increased training facilities and display areas. The impending relocation highlights the recent success of Oak’s business; the company states that it has recorded its most successful trading year in the company's history.

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