Bridgestone to open 1,500th Firestone store
Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC (BSRO) will open its 1,500th Firestone Complete Auto Care store this week in McHenry, Ill.
BSRO opened 42 new automotive service locations throughout the United States in 2008 and plans to open more outlets this year. "With each new store opening, about 12 new employment opportunities are created," say BSRO officials.
BSRO encompasses 2,100 tire and service centers in all, including Tires Plus, ExpertTire and Wheel Works locations.