Blanchard's Tire and Auto Center Becomes an Certified Female Friendlyr Tire and Service Center in Carrollton, Virginia

Blanchard's Carrollton Tire and Auto Center Joins with to Offer Services Designed with the Woman Consumer in Mind

Blanchard's Carrollton Tire and Auto Center in Carrollton, Virginia, is proud to announce they are ready to address the needs of women consumers, as part of the growing network of Certified Female Friendlyr locations in North America. Team members at Blanchard's Carrollton Tire and Auto Center have completed a training and certification process to provide a Certified Female Friendlyr experience that exceeds women's expectations.

" aims to keep women safe, informed and comfortable. It makes sense for Blanchard's to sign up with because these are our goals too" says Blanchard's Tire & Auto Centers' President Charles W. Blanchard.

Visit the Blanchard's Tire and Auto Center micro-site:
and at 14214 Carrollton Blvd., Carrollton, Virginia 23314

To become Certified Female Friendlyr, Blanchard's Carrollton Tire and Auto Center personnel completed an extensive training program on how to best serve women. Blanchard's Carrollton Tire and Auto Center employees will participate in year-round instruction to enhance their awareness, appreciation, and commitment to a female-friendly service experience Blanchard's Carrollton Tire and Auto Center will also benefit from a unique marketing support program designed to reach out and build lasting relationships with women customers.

"Women influence 85 percent of the buying decisions in North American households, effectively becoming the family's chief purchasing officer," says Jody DeVere, CEO of, Inc." AskPatty trains and certifies automotive businesses on how to communicate more effectively with women and ensure they feel safe, respected and empowered, which in return creates tremendous customer loyalty. Blanchard's Carrollton Tire and Auto Center's commitment to women shows that management is serious about earning their business."

In conjunction with, Blanchard's Carrollton Tire and Auto Center has launched a female-focused micro-site that provides the tools and resources most requested by women. The micro-site gives women the ability to access coupons and discounts and learn more about car buying and maintenance online from the comfort of their home or office. The micro-site is easily accessed by searching for Blanchard's Carrollton Tire & Auto Center on, or by going directly to their site.

About Blanchard's Tire and Auto Centers
Blanchard's Tire and Auto Centers is a family owned, locally based business, building lifelong relationships with customers and employees since July 1, 1970. Blanchard's takes pride in providing exceptional customer service and strives to do so daily. Perks that Blanchard's patrons experience during their visits range from: children's activity areas, courtesy refreshments, wireless Internet access for personal laptops, clean facilities, early bird drop-offs and shuttle services. Blanchard's can currently be found in Suffolk, Virginia; Portsmouth, Virginia; and Carrollton, Virginia. Blanchard's Transport wrecker service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Live dispatchers can be reached by calling 757-638-7714 anywhere in the Hampton Roads area.

About, Inc.
With international headquarters in Thousand Oaks, California,, Inc. takes a two-pronged approach to revolutionizing the women's automotive retail market: For consumers, the website, is a safe and reliable source for expert automotive advice and research. For auto dealers, tire dealers, collision centers, auto service and repair centers, the revolutionary Certified Female Friendlyr program, designed from the ground up, trains and certifies automotive retail and service centers on how to attract, sell, retain and increase loyalty with women customers.

Women can find an Ask Patty Certified Female Friendlyr auto dealer, tire dealer, collision center, auto service and repair centers using the location search at

Go here to learn how to become Ask Patty Certified Female Friendlyr.

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