SimpleTire launched a new feature that allows customers to schedule their installation appointment on its website.
In addition to shipping tires to an installation center of their choice, customers can now schedule their mounting and balancing during the checkout process by selecting an available date and time that fits their schedule.
SimpleTire is the first online tire retailer to offer scheduling services for tire installations.
“We are constantly looking for ways to innovate and offer more convenience to customers while also growing our network’s businesses. From ongoing customer feedback and research, we know that more customers are buying tires online and want to schedule the ins ...[more]
It has come to SimpleTire's attention that Sumitomo Rubber USA, LLC (Sumitomo) has issued a recall on the following tires:
The following statement was released on January 3, 2018:
Sumitomo Rubber USA, LLC (Sumitomo) is recalling certain Kelly Armorsteel KDA tires, size 11R22.5 Load Range G, manufactured December 4, 2016, to December 17, 2016. The tires do not have the tire size, maximum load rate, speed restriction, number of plies, the word "tubeless" and the load range information marked on both sidewalls. As, such these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 119, "New Pneumatic Tires-Other Than Passenger ...[more]
It has come to SimpleTire's attention that Vogue Tyre & Rubber Co. (Vogue) has issued a recall on the following tires:
The following statement was released on February 7, 2018:
Vogue Tyre & Rubber Co. (Vogue) is recalling certain Signature V tires, sizes 245/40R20, 235/45R17, 225/50R17, 225/45R17, 235/55R17, 245/45R17 and 235/65R18, and Signature V SCT tires, sizes 285/45R22, 275/55R20. These tires have incomplete Tire Identification number (TIN) codes on the intended outboard sidewalls in that they are missing date codes. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 139, "New Pneumatic Radial Tires for Light Vehicles." Missing T ...[more]
In its second year honoring organizations for their distinction in analytics, The Drexel LeBow Analytics 50 recognized SimpleTire as a 2017 honoree among other respected companies like Adobe, The North Face, Starbucks, QVC, AccuWeather, The Vanguard Group and others.
The Drexel LeBow Analytics 50 is a national recognition of analytics innovation honoring 50 organizations using analytics to solve business challenges. Connecting academia and industry, the initiative's goals is to share best practices while identifying innovative analytics solutions across industries.
Honorees were selected by a panel of researchers and practitioners who judged nominations based on the complexity of the business challenge, the analytics solution implemented, and the solution's business impact on the organization. ...[more]
In an effort to support communities in need, SimpleTire has donated $3,000 to Rotary Club of Bombay and Mumbai Mahim—one of Rotary's international clubs dedicated to serving communities in India in various service based projects.
Rotary is a non-government international organization comprised of over a million people engaged in humanitarian efforts worldwide. SimpleTire's donation will support Rotary in increasing the scope and reach of its humanitarian projects to help aid a large section of underprivileged communities in Indi ...[more]
It has come to SimpleTire's attention that Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (Cooper) has issued a recall on the following tires:
The following statement was released on January 4, 2018:
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (Cooper) is recalling certain Cooper Cobra Radial G/T tires, sizes P215/70R14, P225/70R14 and P225/70R15, Cornell 1000 tires, size P235/75R15, El Dorado Golden Fury GFT tires, size P205/75R15, Futura GLS Super Sport tires, size P225/70R14, Mastercraft Avenger G/T tires, size P225/70R14, Mastercraft MC-440 tires, siz ...[more]
Cyber Monday proved to be an extraordinary sales day for e-commerce companies in the U.S., particularly on mobile devices. Online tire retailer, SimpleTire, increased its sales via smartphones by 400% year over year, and continues to ride the wave of the mobile surge taking place in e-commerce.
SimpleTire captured a greater average order value for mobile of $450, whereas desktop was $439. This high mobile AOV can be largely attributed to premium products sold such as tires from Michelin, Bridgestone and Pirelli. By comparison, some of the largest online retailers in the country had an average order value of $137 on Cyber Monday, according t ...[more]
It has come to SimpleTire's attention that Zhaoqing Junhong Co., Ltd. (Zhaoqing) has issued a recall on the following tires:
Antares Comfort A5
The following statement was released on November 18, 2017:
Zhaoqing Junhong Co., Ltd. (Zhaoqing) is recalling certain Antares Comfort A5 tires, sizes LT 225/75R16 and 118/116S 10 PR. These tires may experience sidewall separation while driving. As such, these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 139, "New Pneumatic Radial Tires for Light Vehicles." A tire sidewall separation increases the ...[more]
“SimpleTire’s continued support throughout the years has been amazing,” said Colonel John D. Folsom, USMCR, Founder and President of WWFS. “Each of their donations makes a real impact in the lives of military families who have had a member wounded or killed while serving.”
Wounded Warriors Family Support is an independent nonprofit organization that provides support to families of those who have been wounded, injured or killed in combat operations. W ...[more]
SimpleTire expands free shipping on items from its catalog with no minimum required. This applies to orders delivered to a home, business, or local installation center.
The offer takes effect immediately and applies across all categories ranging from Passenger, Light Truck, Commercial, and Agriculture, to OTR, Industrial, ATV, Antique, and various specialties. SimpleTire’s free shipping initiative is a compelling offer in online retailing and is one of the first in the industry that allows customers to ship tires anywhere within the contiguous U.S. without restrictions.