Tire Kingdom continues rapid expansion

Sept. 10, 2002

Riviera Beach, Fla.-based Tire Kingdom Inc. has opened four new outlets, bringing the number of stores it has opened since May up to 14.

The most recently opened shops are located in Tampa and Miami, Fla.; Shelby, N.C.; and East New Orleans, La.

Last month, Tire Kingdom opened a store in Hilton Head, S.C.

In July, it opened one in Statesville, N.C.; one in Denham Springs, La.; and two in Streetsboro and Brook Park, Ohio.

Five Tire Kingdom outlets opened during May and June.

Tire Kingdom, which is owned by TBC Corp., is the third largest independent tire store dealership in North America with 220 stores, according to Modern Tire Dealer data.