``The tribunal found that Sears (Canada Inc.) could not have truly believed that its regular tire prices were genuine and bona fide prices that the market would validate.''-Canada's Competition Tribunal, in ruling Sears violated the country's Competition Act when it exaggerated the possible savings to consumers during a 1999 tire sale.
``This demand is unprecedented in the history of the industry and was unanticipated by the industry.''-Todd Ramsey, director of marketing for Michelin North America Inc.'s earthmover tire unit, on the severe worldwide shortage of off-the-road tires.
``We're almost in too good of a state right now. Someone may want to buy us out.''-Maurice ``Morry'' Taylor Jr., Titan International Inc.'s president and CEO, on the company being in tall cotton thanks to rising sales, profits and stock price.