Hennelly Tire & Auto Inc. dba The Tire Choice & Total Car Care says it's on pace to have 35 stores by the end of 2009. It recently opened two locations in Florida.
One of the stores is located in Land O' Lakes, Fla., a suburb of Tampa Bay, while the other is located further down the Gulf Coast of Florida in West Fort Myers, near Naples.
"These two new stores are numbers 21 and 22 for Hennelly Tire," says Chairman and CEO Dan Hennelly.
"We have three more new construction stores that will open this year, plus acquisitions."
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Hennelly Tire is the 53rd largest independent tire store chain in the United States, according to Modern Tire Dealer research.