Gomme & Service and Point S Partner Up

Gomme & Service one of the leading retail networks in Italy has joined up with Point S, with the two starting their collaboration from the 1st of July 2018.

Point SGomme & Service and Point S have combined to set new standards within the tyre and automotive Italian market. This consolidation to form a retail group of more than 480 points of sales in Italy and will be based on a mutual ownership stake between Gomme Service and Point S Italia.

The unification of the two networks endeavours to create a complete and competitive offer of services for final users and operators, through a unique purchase and sales strategy applied for the 2 banners.

Guy-Olivier Ducamp, Director of Point S Western Europe, commented on the announcement: “in a context of consolidation of the Italian distribution, the venture between our two companies naturally emerged to support our independent members and optimize the competitiveness and quality of service offered to our retail and fleet customers in Italy”.

Sergio Santolini, CEO of Gomme & Service, added: “we share the same entrepreneurial values and culture that Point S has developed in Italy and in the world. We are very pleased to put together the strengths of our networks, joining such a recognized worldwide corporation as Point S. We have the same ambition

About the author

Richard Wilson is the deputy editor for Commercial Tyre Business. Since 2015, Richard has worked as a correspondent for all of the titles across the Valebridge Publications Ltd Group namely: Retreading Business, Tyre & Rubber Recycling, The Tyreman and Truck and Bus News. Richard has worked on/off from the age of 16 for the company and whilst gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish and Business Studies at Coventry University, he developed his writing skills at the University paper and more recently writing his own independent blog.

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