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AKRON (April 30, 2014) — Each week <i>Tire Business</i> tracks the top stories — a virtual “Digital Dozen” — on our website, based on readership data.

Of all the stories posted online last week at tirebusiness.com, here are the ones that drew the most interest:

• Bridgestone sues TreadWright over tread pattern;

• Commerce rules on Shandong Linglong’s tariff rates;

Titan Q1 earnings plunge; outlook changing;

Pekle leaving TCi for Michelin HQ role;

• Colo. House committee passes scrap tire bill;

• Goodyear names 10 finalists for new blimp name;

Apollo’s Mohamed: Change is essential to sustain industry;

• Goodyear launches NASCAR sweepstakes;

• Study: Independent shops pose threat to car dealerships;

• BLOG: Study notes best places to set up a biz;

• Selling peace of mind: Marketing warranties takes commitment, perseverance; and

• Discount Tire, Michelin earn ‘EquiTrend’ honors.

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How often do you update your shop and/or business software?

Annually
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