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Points S partners with FlexFuel

13th March 2019 | 0 Comments

FlexFuel Energy Development UK (FFEDUK), the UK’s leading hydrogen engine cleaning company, has signed a partner agreement with Point S whereby its Hy-Carbon product will be made available to its members initially throughout the United Kingdom, and with a view to a forthcoming global agreement.

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Point S launches new Winterstar tyre

Point S launches new Winterstar tyre

11th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Point S has launched a new version of its private label winter tyre. The new product’s launch is part of the renewal program of the Point S branded tyre range. It follows the market introduction of the new Summerstar 3+ that took place early this year. To support this, a new European campaign has been introduced this year with the personified tyre characters: the SummerHero and the WinterHero.

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Professional Pneus joins Point S Italy

Professional Pneus joins Point S Italy

26th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Professional Pneus, an independent tyre dealer network from the South of Italy, has joined Point S Italy. Professional Pneus’ membership means Point S now has 535 points of sale in Italy, a leading figure in the country.

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Gomme Service merges with Point S

Gomme Service merges with Point S

27th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Gomme & Service, the leading retail network in Italy has joined Point S, the largest independent global network, effective 1 July 2018. The agreement has been structured as a mutual ownership stake between Gomme Service and Point S Italia.

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Point S signs Philippines master franchise in global push

Point S signs Philippines master franchise in global push

20th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Point S has expanded into the Philippines market. Connecting with the 7,641 islands that make up the Philippines is seen as a strategic move, following the operations expansion into India and Malaysia. According to the company, it will significantly increase Point S’s footprint in the Asian and global tyre landscape.

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Point S growing in SE Asia, opens flagship centre

Point S growing in SE Asia, opens flagship centre

8th January 2018 | 0 Comments

Point S has opened what it calls its flagship retail outlet for the Southeast Asia region. The centre in Petaling Jaya is the tyre retailing group’s third branded site in Malaysia – Point S entered the country with the opening of its first retail centre there last October. The 20,000 square foot (1,850 square metre facility) has eight service bays, a showroom featuring a Pirelli Performance Centre and BFGoodrich corner, and the site will also act as a terminal for car rental company Gocar Malaysia as well as for Uber competitor Grab Malaysia.

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Point S begins new distribution centre partnership in USA

18th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Further growth for Point S in the USA. Thanks to a new distribution partnership in Memphis, the cooperative network is expanding into the state of Tennessee. The partnership brings with it a new distribution centre. The fourth Point S distribution centre in the USA, the facility offers over 120,000 square feet of tyre warehousing.

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Point S opens 500th outlet in France

20th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Independent tyre dealer group Point S has opened its 500th point-of-sale in France, and Point S France is planning for further growth by the end of the year. The aim by the end of 2017 is to have 520 locations within the country.

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Point S opens first store in Malaysia

11th October 2017 | 0 Comments

On 5 October (the day after Chinese mid-Autumn festival) Point S auspiciously opened its first store in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia a short 30 mins drive from Kuala Lumpur city Centre. The news comes barely after Malaysia’s public listed GIIB group signed on as a licensee of Point S Malaysia. GIIB group, is known for its “Supercool” brand of retread rubber.

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Point S Canada appoints new VP Retail

Point S Canada appoints new VP Retail

10th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Daniel Labonté has been appointed vice-president retail of Point S Canada. He began in this role on 31 July and, amongst other things, his remit is to develop the Point S brand within the country. He will also take on Pierre Germain’s duties during the vice-president of network operations’ 12-month absence from the company. Labonté is based at the Point S Canada headquarters in Boucherville, Quebec.

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July launch for Point S all-season tyre range

July launch for Point S all-season tyre range

11th July 2017 | 0 Comments

After gaining a favourable response from its SummerStar and WinterStar tyre lines and in response to market demand, Point S Development has added an all-season product to its private brand range. The new tyre is called the Point S 4 Seasons and, as is the case with the existing private brand lines, is designed and manufactured by “one of the largest manufacturers in Europe.” Although Point S Development doesn’t disclose the identity of this tyre maker in its announcement of the 4 Seasons’ launch, it is well known that the retail network collaborated with Continental (which recently launched its first all-season tyre for Europe, the AllSeasonContact) to develop its private brand.

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Tyrepac founder to head Point S Asia growth

3rd April 2017 | 0 Comments

Point S has opened an Asia office Singapore and appointed Ler Hwee Tiong as chief representative. The new Point S representative office is located within the French Chamber of Commerce in the city centre of Singapore and will coordinate activities within the Asian region. Point S push into Asia is expected to be “patient, and adapted to the local working environment of each market”.

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Point S expands into India

21st November 2016 | 0 Comments

After the announcement of the launch of Point S in Malaysia, Point S has expanded further into Asia, namely India. Point S concept will be implemented in India through Master Franchise Agreements with three regional partners who will be covering 5 of the most dynamic States: Deviate Enterprises for the Nation Capital Territory of Delhi and Punjab; GIAAN International for Maharashtra and Goa; and Tyrekada for Kerala.

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Point S capitalising on growing Indian tyre market

Point S capitalising on growing Indian tyre market

18th November 2016 | 0 Comments

The recent launch of Point S in Malaysia has been followed by the tyre retail chain’s entry into a further market within the region. The rollout of Point S in India will be implemented through Master Franchise Agreements, with three regional partners covering the five Indian states that Point S considers the “most dynamic.”

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Point S expands into Malaysia

Point S expands into Malaysia

26th October 2016 | 0 Comments

Point S has launched in Asia, specifically Malaysia. Malaysia becomes the first country on the continent Asia to join the international network of independent tyre dealers after the group began in Europe and has since expanded into America and Africa. The implementation of the brand will be operated through a master franchise agreement with GIIB Group (Goodway Integrated Industries Berhad) and partners, which will create a dedicated company to manage and develop the Point S network.

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