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Auto Tire & Batteries Sales Competitive Insights

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Walmart, Discount Tire and Auto Zone were the top 3 retailers in US representing 31% of the Tires and Batteries market. The TraQline survey methodology ensures all outlets and brands are represented in the share calculations.
Walmart had the highest close rate of the leading Tires and Batteries brands. Goodyear was second. 600,000 survey responses were collected in the past year to measure brand shares.
Of the leading brands for Auto/Minivan Tires, Bridgestone had the highest unit growth rate in the past year. TraQline survey is conducted every calendar quarter providing timely insights.
26% of Auto/Minivan Tires buyers shopped online while 9% bought online. Online vs. brick splits are tracked for all retailers and brands.
The average price paid for Truck/SUV Tires was $687 up 14% versus three years ago. TraQline measures price paid by retailer, brand, feature, geography, demographic, etc.
67% of the Auto Battery buyers were Male. TraQline goes beyond sku information, collecting data on "who" is buying the products.
When Tires and Batteries buyers shop at both Walmart and Discount Tire, Walmart wins 65% of the time. TraQline measures shopping behavior including stores shopped, walk rates, and more.
When Tires and Batteries buyers shop both Goodyear and Michelin, Goodyear wins 61% of the time. TraQline measures shopping behavior including stores shopped, walk rates, and more.
Competitive price and Quality product were the top 2 reasons for brand purchase in Tires and Batteries. TraQline measures purchase drivers such as why they purchased a brand at a retailer.
Competitive price and Previous experience with store were the top 2 reasons for store purchase in Tires and Batteries. TraQline measures purchase drivers such as why they purchased a brand at a retailer.
Of those who bought Tires and Batteries, 11% are from California. With Geography as detailed as Zip+4, TraQline can help with door-to-door analysis and other geographic insights.
Toyota was the most popular make of vehicle. TraQline can provide trends and insights on specific metrics of each product category.
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Competitive Sales
  • Market Share​
  • Brand / Retailer Mix
  • Sales by price
  • Regional Performance
  • All Brands
  • All Retailers
Line Review
  • Retailer share
  • White space analysis
  • Popular features
  • Retailer weakneses
  • Competitive
    weaknesses
Pricing Trends
  • 10 years of history
  • All brands / retailers
  • Online
  • Brick and Mortar
  • Feature Pricing
Online vs. Brick
  • All Brands
  • All Retailers
  • Price Differences
  • Amazon vs. Best Buy
  • Shop online
Shopping Trends
  • Why Bought Brand
  • Stores bought
  • Showrooming
  • # Stores Shopped
  • Why bought store
  • Brand shopped but
    not bought
  • Market Share
  • Brand / Retailer Mix
  • Sales by price
  • Regional Performance
  • All Brands
  • All Retailers
  • Retailer share
  • White space analysis
  • Popular features
  • Retailer weakneses
  • Competitive weaknesses
  • 10 years of history
  • All brands / retailers
  • Online
  • Brick and Mortar
  • Feature Pricing
  • All Brands
  • All Retailers
  • Price Differences
  • Amazon vs. Best Buy
  • Shop online
  • Why Bought Brand
  • Brand shopped but not bought
  • Stores bough
  • Showrooming
  • # Stores Shopped
  • Why bought store

Auto Tire & Batteries Insights from TraQline’s Q3 2020 Data

Each quarter, TraQline surveys go in-depth to find out what makes a particular product stand out. Our research uncovers WHY consumers buy and what features are most important to customers.
  1. Average Price Paid for Tires and Batteries was $379. This was up 4% from last year and up 9% for 5 years ago.
  2. Of the online Tires and Batteries purchases, 50% were shipped to store. 48% had it shipped to their home.
  3. Goodyear and Michelin had the highest consideration rates of all of the brands.
  4. Michelin had the highest online purchase rate of any of the leading brands.
  5. Auto Zone has gained dollar share the past 4 consecutive years.
  6. Baby Boomers' top two favorite retailers are Costco and Firestone.
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Global leaders in the Auto Tire & Batteries market trust TraQline to help
them compete for market share. Our data and insights are leveraged to:
Defend Competitive Threats
TraQline measures sales changes for all brands and all retailers, including nascent brands and retailers as they emerge.
Identify Opportunities
to Gain Share
New features? New geographies? Key demographic segments? Measure trends when they start.
Launch Successful
New Products
TraQline helps Identify the gaps in the market and measure your success so you can launch successful new products.
Measure Brand and
Retailer Performance

Tracking share shouldn’t rely on a retailer or their website. Get purchase data directly from the consumers who buy products.

Uncover Purchase Motivation
Go beyond register receipts and understand why consumers buy at a particular store, purchase specific brands, and why they buy the product.
Track Regional and
National Players
EVERY DMA and EVERY MSA is represented in TraQline, allowing you to measure small players in the marketplace.
Prepare for Line Reviews
No other source is trusted like TraQline for its ability to track the market and provide insights during a Line Review.
Compare Online vs.
Brick & Mortar Sales

TraQline’s delivers a comprehensive view of Online vs. Brick & Mortar, measuring online retailers like Amazon and multi-channel splits like Best Buy.

TraQline measures sales changes for all brands and all retailers, including nascent brands and retailers as they emerge. Learn more >
New features? New geographies? Key demographic segments? Measure trends when they start. Learn more >
TraQline helps Identify the gaps in the market and measure your success so you can launch successful new products. Learn more >

Tracking share shouldn’t rely on a retailer or their website, get sell-through data directly from the consumers who buy products.
Learn more >

Go beyond register receipts and understand why consumers buy at a particular store, purchase specific brands, and why they buy the product.
Learn more >

EVERY DMA and EVERY MSA is represented in TraQline, allowing you to measure small players in the marketplace.
Learn more >

No other source is trusted like TraQline for its ability to track the market and provide insights during a Line Review.
Learn more >

No other source provides TraQline’s comprehensive view on Online vs. Brick & Mortar, measuring online retailers like Amazon and multi-channel splits like Best Buy.
Learn more >

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While Walmart still holds the top spot as the world’s highest-grossing retail establishment, Amazon holds the top U.S. online retailer position, falling just behind the Chinese firm Alibaba as the world’s largest online seller. An annual report from Statista.com shows that Amazon was able to amass almost $136 billion in net revenue during 2016 and Amazon’s reach continues to grow.

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TraQline's Dave Stevenson, PH.D President & CEO
Dave Stevenson, PH.D
President & CEO

Before launching The Stevenson Company in 1995, President and CEO Dave Stevenson managed worldwide research for product development, distribution, advertising, and customer satisfaction. His roles, first as head of the marketing section of General Motors’ worldwide product planning group, and later as director of GE Appliances’ global economics and market research team, give him extensive experience in consumer as well as business to business marketing solutions. Mr. Stevenson holds a Ph.D. in statistics from Southern Methodist University.