Bridgestone India Expands the Chain of Select Plus Concept Stores in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana and Tamil Nadu
Addresses a need for customers to understand tyres and tyre care The stores offer an interactive educative tyre buying and service experience
Bridgestone India, part of the Bridgestone group, a global leader in tyres and rubber providing solutions for safe and sustainable mobility, today launched six walk-through educative tyre stores that help customer make an informed choice on tyre purchase and related services. With this launch, Bridgestone has moved a step forward on their aim to the digitise its dealership stores. The first of these stores was launched in Pune in 2021. Based on a digital platform the new Bridgestone Select+ stores feature digital led experience in choosing tyres, understanding various tyres and their relevance to the consumers’ driving needs. Tyre consultation is no longer limited to taking the best guess on tyre price, but helps consumer identify the most suitable choice depending on car tyre and driving conditions.
Tyres being the only point of contact between the vehicle and the road, play a crucial role in the overall safety of the driver. Bridgestone is therefore, committed to enabling customers have a safer on road experience.
These stores in New Delhi, Ghaziabad, Bangalore, Kolhapur, Hyderabad and Chennai, address long felt need of customers to have a better understanding of tyre selection and it’s maintenance. The process is enabled through an interactive digital kiosk where customers can pick between an array of choices offered by Bridgestone. The store also offers demonstrations to customer to understand the impact that each of the tyre services provides and helps customers get the best out of their tyre.
“Bridgestone is making headways in the mobility space globally. In India, the Select Plus store is a unique and educative concept that allows us to enhance the retail experience and engage with our customers. Tyres being the only contact between the vehicle and road, play an important part in fulfilling different needs for an enjoyable and safe driving experience. Through this store, we want to enable customers to make a well-informed choice best suited to their requirements. This will also help our dealers to have more walk-in customers via this differentiated in store experience.” said Mr. Parag Satpute, Managing Director, Bridgestone India
The host of services that will be available at Bridgestone Select+ stores include Tyre advice and information on Bridgestone range of tyre products. Tyre selection consultation through a digital tyre selection desk, demonstration and understanding of tyre services. Their successful tyre services and service packages – Alignment, Balancing, Nitrogen, Rotation etc will continue to be available along with the touch and feel experience of various tyre patterns available from Bridgestone.
About Bridgestone in Europe, Russia, Middle East, India and Africa:
Bridgestone in Europe, Russia, Middle East, India, and Africa (Bridgestone EMIA) is the regional Strategic Business Unit of Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader in tyres and sustainable mobility solutions.
Headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), Bridgestone EMIA employs more than 20,000 people and conducts business in 40 countries across the region.
Bridgestone offers a diverse portfolio of premium tyres, tyre technologies and advanced mobility solutions. The company’s vision is to provide social and customer value as a sustainable solutions company.
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About Bridgestone India:
Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd started its operations in 1996. In March 1998 with the setup of its manufacturing facility in Kheda, Madhya Pradesh, Bridgestone achieved its objective of running Indian manufactured Bridgestone tyres on Indian Roads. It expanded its facilities by setting up one more facility in Chakan, Pune in 2013. In a short stint of more than 20 years, Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd has become one of the leading tyre companies in both the OEM & Replacement market.