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.
Four students from Lawrence High School
, the alma mater of Andy and Josh Chalofsky, were recently awarded SimpleTire Business Scholarships.
2017 is the inaugural year of the scholarship. Students were chosen based on their above average GPA, a demonstrated high proficiency in Business Education, achievements in DECA, and for being well-rounded people with high aspirations.
The scholarships will assist them in their pursuit of their education, and hopes and dreams in life.
Andy Chalofsky says, "When Josh and I attended Lawrence High School, it was an a ...[more]
It has come to SimpleTire's attention that Triangle Tire USA (Triangle) has issued a recall on the following tires:
The following statement was released on September 6, 2017:
Triangle Tire USA (Triangle) is recalling certain Triangle TR643 tires, sizes ST225/75R15. Due to a manufacturing process error, th ...[more]
Philadelphia, PA, 1 August 2017: SimpleTire, the online tire retailer that sources
inventory from independent suppliers and ships to any location a customer chooses, today
announced that Blackcircles
founder Michael Welch has joined the SimpleTire board
as a strategic advisor.
Welch founded BlackCircles in 2001, the world’s first 'click & fit' for tires and led it to
become the United Kingdom’s largest and most successful online tire retailer before its
sale to Michelin in 2015. He continues to advise the board of Blackcircles, as well
being the Chairman of Atterly
, a growing international network of independent
“Michael is a pioneer in the e-commerce and tire industr ...[more]
It has come to SimpleTire’s attention that GITI Tire (USA) has issued a recall on the following tires:
Primewell Valera Touring II
In a sign of the times, SimpleTire is proud to let our customers know that we are now working with Michelin North America Inc., and we are now designated as a Michelin Authorized Retailer.
SimpleTire has always offered the full assortment of Michelin tires, but now has the support from Michelin for purchase incentives and rebates on Michelin, BFGoodrich and Uniroyal passenger and light truck tires.