The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack will hold its first quarter fiscal year 2014 earnings conference call on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. EDT. The conference call will be broadcast over the Internet at http://www.investorcalendar.com.
The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack announced that sales for the 14 weeks ended Feb. 2, 2013 increased by $25.5 million, or 5.1%, to $530.8 million from $505.3 million for the 13 weeks ended Jan. 28, 2012. Excluding the 14th week of Q4 2012, comparable sales decreased 2.6%, consisting of an increase of 3.2% in comparable service revenue and a decrease of 4.1% in comparable merchandise sales.
O’Reilly Automotive Inc. opened its 4,000th store in Tampa, Fla., by hosting a daylong celebration Jan. 19, 2013. The event began with the Tampa Chamber of Commerce conducting a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
In addition to new products and support services, ACDelco is packing some extra muscle into this year’s Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) Show – a 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible that features 580 horsepower and a 0 to 60 time of 4.2 seconds.
Robert Bosch LLC says that users of an iPhone, iPad or Android phone or tablet who need a Bosch part for a vehicle can get the information they need right from their mobile device.
CarHelp.com has entered into a partnership with AutoZone Inc. to offer a higher standard of service to dealerships and the way they operate their service departments.
Federated Auto Parts is the new sponsor for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series “Race Before the Chase.” Now called the Federated Auto Parts 400, the “Chase” will be held on Sept. 8, 2012, at the Richmond International Raceway and will be televised nationally on ABC.
Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack has entered into a definitive merger agreement under which it will be acquired by investment firm The Gores Group.
The Timken Co. has received the 2011 Vendor of the Year award from the National Pronto Association, one of the country’s largest auto parts buying groups. Timken supplies Pronto with a full line of automotive aftermarket products, including Timken hub units, bearings, grease and seals.
Magneti Marelli SpA, one of Europe’s largest auto parts suppliers with 4.5 billion euros in annual sales, is poised to grab more business in the United States, says company CEO Dino Maggioni in this exclusive interview with www.moderntiredealer.com. The Milan, Italy-based company, which has operations in 18 countries, including the U.S., recently became a supplier to Chrysler dealerships, specifically via the auto manufacturer’s Mopar brand.
Affinia Global Brake & Chassis has named Charlie Kirkland director of program distribution for branded sales.