Canadian Tire Logo – Canadian Tire is a Canadian, founded in 1922. At first, she was a small company, while in 2011, is the busiest retailer in Canada and has over 1,000 stores and positions of gasoline. The history of Canadian Tire began on 15 September 1922. In 1922, 210,333 cars were in the province of Ontario. The same year, John W. and Alfred J. Ball, two brothers combine their savings to buy the company Hamilton Tire and Garage Ltd., located in eastern Toronto, priced at $1800.
They offered some spare parts, batteries and tires manufactured to be compatible with the car makes the most prevalent at the time, is the Model T and Chevy 490. They also sold antifreeze, they made themselves. The bulk of their income came from parking heated they rented for the winter inside of their garage. In 2009 the Canadian Tire group consists of 475 stores operated by dealers nationwide.
Canadian Tire uses a Bonus tickets. This is one of the first companies to use this medium to build customer loyalty. For over 50 years, Canadians earn their “Canadian Tire money.” Canadian Tire also offers credit cards and financial products. In May 2011, it announced the acquisition of Forzani Group for 771 million Canadian dollars. In August 2011, the “competition authorities” of Canada agreed to purchase, a transaction that must be endorsed by the shareholders of Forzani.