PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 13)—The Pep Boys—Manny, Moe & Jack has named Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. its primary tire supplier. Under the agreement, Pep Boys will purchase essentially all of its tires from Cooper rather than the 60 percent it previously bought from the Findlay, Ohio-based manufacturer. The increased Cooper offerings will allow Pep Boys to improve its cost structure in a category that represents 17 percent of total revenue, the automotive aftermarket retail chain said.
Pep Boys names Cooper primary tire supplier
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