Tire Kingdom is a chain of auto car stores located in the southern United States from Texas to Alabama. As the name indicates, the chain specializes in tire service and installation. But they also do a lot of other types of auto maintenance, but not heavy repair work like engine or transmission work.The chain of stores are owned by TBC corporation along with NTB, Merchant Tire and Big O tires. These brands work together to provide coverage across the United States. So you will not find a one of these stores located next to NTB, Merchant Tire or Big O locations. In 2006, TBC was acquired by Sumitomo Corporation of America, a division of the Japanese conglomerate. Sumitomo is one of largest corporations in the world that makes a variety of items including tires.
Tire Kingdom service centers
These service centers specialize in tire service and repairs, oil changes, routine services, batteries, brakes wheel alignments and suspension and front ends. Most of their revenue comes from tire sales and installations. They are known to throw extras into the installation like alignment check, lifetime rotations for free. The chain carries a wide variety brands like Michelin, Goodyear, BF Goodrich, Cooper, Yokohama, Bridgestone, Hankook, Falken, Dunlop, Firestone, Pirelli , Nitto , Continental, Mickey Thompson and of course Sumitomo tires. Though the stores will sell any of the mentioned, they do seem to favor the parent company’s Sumitomo.
These stores often have specials and coupons for tires and services. These coupons are for specific services and sales. You can often find a coupon for installation or service and look for a rebate from the manufacturer for the specific brand you are buying. Occasionally, they will have rebates for tires from a specific manufacturer though these tend to be only for Sumitomo brands. The retailer’s coupons are almost always co-branded with NTB and Merchant tires. So if you cannot find a store close to you, you can often use the coupons at a NTB or Merchant stores or vice versa. Most of these coupons rotate for a month before a new coupon will take its place.