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Blackcircles.com is the leading online tyre retailer in the UK and one of the nation’s most successful e-commerce businesses. Founded in 2001 by entrepreneur Michael Welch, the business has disrupted the UK automotive sector through its simplified click and fit tyre service, offering customers affordable prices from leading manufacturers and brands. With over 1 million searches per month on it’s award winning website (and double the traffic of its nearest competitor), the company is changing the way the UK buys tyres, selling over five million to date.
The business has enjoyed significant success and double digit growth, and is aiming to reach one million tyres sold per year and a turnover of £100 million in the next 24 months.
The team are passionate about what they do. Whether a customer has an original Mini or the latest Ferrari, the business is committed to providing the best online experience and service to help customers choose and then get their new tyres fitted at one of 2,300 partner garages.
94% of the UK’s population are always within an 11 minute drive of a Blackcircles.com affiliated garage – and the network continues to grow. The company prides itself on outstanding customer service and leading consumer engagement within the sector, with over 55,000 reviews from customers on independent review site Trustpilot and an industry-leading social media presence.
In 2015, Blackcircles.com was acquired by Michelin for £50mn, and has since tripled its turnover in a declining market. Within the last two years, the company has also launched in Canada, Thailand and the Republic of Ireland.
Blackcircles.com has recently moved to a purpose-built office space in the prestigious Tanfield development in the centre of Edinburgh.