Discount Tire has opened stores in St. Augustine, Fla., and Fort Collins, Colo. The company now operates 28 outlets in Florida and 47 in Colorado.
The St. Augustine store, which is the company’s first in the city, has six employees. The store is managed by Bryan Griggs, who has been with Discount Tire for 15 years. The Fort Collins store has 23 employees and is managed by Kenny Burkhard, who has 17 years of service with the company.
Discount Tire operates more than 875 stores. The company is based in Scottsdale, Ariz., and does business under the trade name Discount Tire in most of the U.S. and America’s Tire in Oregon, and parts of Washington and California.
Discount Tire, which is part of the Reinalt-Thomas Corp., ranks No. 1 on the 2013 MTD 100.
For more recent news on the company, see: “Discount Tire adds store in Illinois.”
Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.