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Tire Factory hires Watson to head merchandising

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Todd Watson

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 18, 2014) — Tire Factory Inc., a tire dealership cooperative, has hired Todd Watson as director of merchandising.

Mr. Watson has extensive experience in both management and

merchandising within many different industries, according to Tire Factory. He most recently worked for Kroger Co.

“I’m very pleased to join the Tire Factory family of independent tire dealers. It is a great opportunity to work with our VIP Manufacturers like Goodyear and Hankook to win more market share for our members,” Mr. Watson said.

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