Ron's Tire

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Ron’s Tire and Battery Emporium
D’Anna Case
Ron Flores
Martha Gonzales
University of Phoenix

Ron’s Tire and Battery Emporium Ron’s Tire Shop began when Ron returned from his time in the Army and the Gulf War. After serving six years in the Army, Ron wanted a business of his own where he would be his own boss, no more taking orders from anyone. He had been successful in his small tire shop and had made several good investments over the years, so he decided to expand and take his business into the information technology age. With the help of his friendly banker and the fact that he qualified for a small business grant, he was now able to do just that. Although he did not vote for him, he was thanking President Obama and his several business stimulus grants that were available for people just like him.
History of Business Ron’s Tire Shop began in the early 1990’s. The business started with just Ron using his mechanic skills learned in the Army. Soon the business was too much for him alone, and he hired another ex-Army buddy to help him handle the workload. The customers welcomed the personal touch and did not seem to mind if it took some time to order just the right tire or wheel for their vehicle. At that time, the business did not keep an inventory of tires. Everything was special ordered especially for the customer. As his customer base grew, Ron began to think of expansion. Although most people do not like to hire or work with relatives, Ron hired his brother in-law to assist in managing the shop. This combination worked out beautifully. With the business sense of his new manager, Ron was beginning to believe that his dream of a bigger shop began to develop. The new building was the easy part to the expansion. Ron and his new business associate believed that the new adventure had to include information technology or at least a simplified…...

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