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2018

Professional Pneus & Point S

Professional Pneus joins Point S Italy

26 July, 2018, Italy– Professional Pneus, the historic independent tyre dealer network, implemented in the South of Italy, announces its membership to Point S Italy with the ambition to strengthen its market position with the Point S banner and retail program. In the current consolidation…

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Gomme&Service and Point S join the forces

27 June, 2018, Italy– Gomme & Service, the leading retail network in Italy joins Point S, the largest independent global network, starting from the 1st of July 2018. Gomme & Service and Point S combine forces to become a benchmark in the tyre and automotive…

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Point S signs master franchise agreement for Philippines

20 March, 2018, Manila, Philippines– Point S continues its push to be the first truly global tyre company by signing on the Philippines market. Philippines, is an archipelagic country in South East Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean with 7,641 islands. This significant step…

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Pit Stop joins the Point S network

30 January 2018, Germany – Pit Stop and Point S Germany have announced the merge of their respective networks through the membership of Pit Stop to the Point S German and International network. Both networks will benefit from a consolidated purchasing policy on tyre supply…

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Point S network expansion in Western Canada in 2018!

22 January, 2018, Montreal, Canada – Point-S Canada continues its expansion across Canada through a new partnership with the Albertan tire retailer/distributor North Country Tire Distributors Ltd. As a result, North Country is transforming its distribution network in the interest of its members and will…

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2017

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Point S flagship store for South-East Asia opens in Malaysia

Leading Independent tyre retailing group Point S opens flagship store in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia   20 December, 2017, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia – In October this year, Point S Malaysia opened its first store in the city of Petaling Jaya. Today, Point S Malaysia continues this…

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Point S USA Adds Distribution Center Partnership in Tennessee

Portland, OR (December 15, 2017) – Point S USA announced to its Members last week that they will be expanding operations to Tennessee with a distribution partnership in Memphis. This partnership will create Point S USA’s fourth Distribution Center with access to over 120,000 square…

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Point S opens the first branded locations in India

Leading Independent retailing group Point S opens its first retail stores in India. December 14, 2017, India – After the announcement of the launch of Point S in India at the beginning of the year, Point S opened its first branded locations in Ludhiana, Punjab…

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Point S France opens its 500th point-of-sale

October 19th, Lyon France – The leading independent tyre dealer group Point S announces the opening of its 500th point-of-sale in France. Strength in numbers: “There is strength in numbers”, comments Christophe Rollet Point S France CEO – Point S Development VP. “We are proud…

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Point S opens first store in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Point S today has opened its first store, in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia- a short 30 mins drive from Kuala Lumpur city Centre. It was barely a year ago when Malaysia’s public listed GIIB group signed on as a trademark license of Point S Malaysia. GIIB…

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Launch of Point S 4 Seasons Tyre!

Point S Development announces the enlargement of its private label tyre range. Driven by the success of the Summerstar and Winterstar tyres, the international HQ of the Point S group has decided to add a new tyre to its range: Point S 4 Seasons.

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TSC joins the Point S network in Italy

T.S.C., an Italian regional group of tire dealers and Point S Italy, announce today the signing of an agreement in which the group joins the Point S network. This brings the number of Point S centers in Italy to 55. T.S.C. and its 23 shareholders,…

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Point S North America Hires Network Operations Manager

Point S North America announced today that Gary Sass has joined the organization as Network Operations Manager. In this new position, Sass will be responsible for driving the continued synergy between Canadian and U.S. operations and marketing, while working to grow the company’s network, partnerships and Point S…

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2016

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Point S expands further into India

After the announcement of the launch of Point S in Malaysia, Point S conquers a new market in Asia, namely India. In this 1.3 billion inhabitant country, Point S concept will be implemented through Master Franchise Agreements with three regional partners who will be covering…

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Point S arrives in Asia

After Europe, North America and Africa Point S announces its launch in Asia. Malaysia is the first country on the continent to join the international network of independent tire dealers. The implementation of the brand will be operated through a Master Franchise agreement with GIIB…

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Launch of the 1st Point S studded tire

Point S announces the enlargement of its private label tire range. As for October 1st 2016, Point S launches its first studded / studdable winter tire: Winterstar ST. Ms Emilie Faure, Private Label product Manager at Point S Development, comments: “We are glad to be…

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The biggest group of independent tire dealers in France

Point S France and Siligom, 2 French independent tire dealers networks have joint their force for the creation of a new Group which represents 650 retail outlets, 500 independent entrepreneurs, 4,000 employees and a consolidated turnover of 580 Million Euros. Both networks are sharing the…

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Point S at TyreExpo India

Fabien Bouquet, CEO of Point S international HQ, took part in the Tyre & Rubber industry Leadership Acknowledgement TRILA Awards. The award ceremony that took place in the backdrop of Tyrexpo India was organized by Tyre Times, an Indian online magazine, on the 15th of…

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Fast growth for Point S in North America

Point S Canada has held its first annual congress on 1st and 2nd June in Quebec. On this occasion, Mr Fabien Bouquet, CEO of Point S international HQ & Point S North America, announced a fantastic growth for Point S in North America! Indeed in…

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New market development in Sweden

Point S Development announces a new development in Sweden. Its existing network has joined forces with Däckteam under the Point S banner to form the largest independent tyre dealers network in the country. Däckteam was formed in 1990. It is also an independent company constituted…

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2015

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New European B2C campaign for Point S!

Point S Development, the international HQ of Point S, is launching a new European B2C campaign. This campaign will be released in the European press and aims at promoting Winterstar, the winter tire of Point S private label range. For this campaign, a new advertising…

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Creation of an International procurement alliance

Mobivia Group and Point S announce an International procurement alliance. Both Groups are going to merge their purchases to consolidate their position in the automotive market which is dominated by global producers. This alliance will be focused on an optimization of each Group purchasing terms…

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Point S representative attends the TRiLA in India

On July 8th, 2015, Point S International Business Development Manager, Adrian Smiechowski, attended the first Indian Tyre & Rubber Industry Leadership Acknowledgement (TRiLA) Awards in Chennai. The TRiLA 2015, an initiative taken by Tyre Times, an Indian online tyre magazine, to bring together the Indian…

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A multilingual website to promote Point S private brand

Point S Development announced today the launch of www.points-showroom.com: a global Internet site dedicated to its private label products. For now, it displays the full range of Point S tyres – for cars, SUV and van – but the offer will soon be enlarged with…

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Point S North American retail developments

Point S Development, Point S International headquarters, fasts its development in North America with a double announcement for both Canada and USA. After having joined the Point S International network 2 years ago, the Canadian Group Unimax has taken the decision to use the Point…

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Point S Development creates a new subsidiary in Italy

Point S Development, the Point S International HQs, announces the creation of a new subsidiary in Italy, Point S Italia, to replace its former licensee in this market. Fabien Bouquet, Point S Development MD and Point S Italia administrator, is mentioning: “We have great ambition…

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Point S reinforces its presence in Central Europe

After a year of consolidation, Point S announces its entry in Slovakia through an agreement signed with Point S Slovakia s.r.o. Point S Slovakia is a full subsidiary of Point S Hungary. The company has been especially created for this project. It has a dedicated…

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2014

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Celebration for Point S network

Point S Development and Point S UK are celebrating two major milestones after the recruitment of their latest member, Kerr’s tyres.  Based in Northern Ireland, Kerr’s tyres is the first tyre retailer from the country to join the network and becomes the 200th Point S UK…

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In the starting-block for the launch of Summerstar 3!

Point S is ready for the launch of the 3rd generation of its private label tyres.   At the beginning of September, the international HQ of the tyre dealer network invited its Country managers for a preview presentation of the Summerstar 3 and Summerstar Sport…

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Point S Development at the Reifen fair

As with every other year, Point S Development will be present at the Reifen fair. Whereas in 2012 the international Point S HQ announced on the fair the signature of partnership agreements in South Africa, Slovenia and Canada, Reifen 2014 will be the occasion for…

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2013

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Point S: Official Sponsor of FIS World Cup Nordic Opening

This year again Point S will be Official Event Sponsor of the World Cup Nordic opening to be held in Ruka-Kuusamo (Finland) from 29th November to 1st December 2013. This event will gather all three Nordic disciplines into a single stadium. During one long weekend,…

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The Portuguese network MegaMundi joins Point S

On December 18th, Point S Development, the international Point S headquarters, and the Portuguese independent tyre dealer network Mega Mundi have announced the signature of a partnership agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Point S Development becomes stakeholder in Mega Mundi and both retail…

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Point S launches a new Winterstar tire!

Point S announced today the launch of a new generation of Winterstar tires. As with the previous profiles, this new Point S winter tire is designed by one of the major global manufacturers and is made in Europe. The range has been expanded into 5…

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2012

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Point S on the top in Scandinavia!

Point S sponsored 2 races of the Nordic World Cup opening which was held last week-end in Kuusamo, Finland. This event counted 25 000 spectators, 10 World Cup contests, 30 nations, 400 competitors and television coverage estimated to reach 100 million people. Point S is…

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Point S reinforces its presence in North America

Point S announces its entrance into the Canadian market by signing an agreement with the Canadian Group Pneus Unimax. Unimax is owned by 77 independent tyre dealers who manage 133 Points of sales under the Unipneu banner. Founded in 1979 in the Quebec region the…

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Point S finalizes its implementation in Scandinavia

The Point S network completed its establishment in Scandinavia by entering the Swedish market with the support of the Däckarna network of independent tyre dealers. The latter, founded in the 1970s’ as the first network of independents in Sweden, counts 40 multi product points-of-sale today….

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Point S is introducing its launch in South Africa

The Point S network announces its entry into the African continent through a partnership signed with the South African independent purchasing group, Unity Tyre Trading Pty (UTT). UTT, founded in 2009, gathers 11 members with 18 outlets mainly situated in Gauteng (Johannesburg) and Mpumalanga (north-east)…

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Point S reinforces its presence in Central Europe

Span has been implemented in the Slovenian market since more than 30 years with a main location close to Ljubljana. Span is a major Slovenian player in the automotive market with in addition of car dealerships a strong tyre business in both retail and wholesale….

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Point S enters the Baltics

Estonia is the first country in the Baltics to join the Point S organization. The network will be represented in this country by Rehvid24, which created Punkt S Eesti a specially dedicated company for this project. Rehvid24, a Tallinn-based company, is a major player on…

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