Retail

Discount Tire Added 55 Stores in 2018

Posted on January 7, 2019

Discount Tire crossed the 1,000-store threshold in September 2018, and also opened this outlet in Henrico, Va., during the year.
Discount Tire crossed the 1,000-store threshold in September 2018, and also opened this outlet in Henrico, Va., during the year.
Discount Tire added 55 stores nationwide in 2018, with nine outlets opened in December alone.

The latest store openings occurred in six states: Arkansas, Kansas, North Carolina, Texas, Wisconsin and Virginia. The cities and the dates of the store openings follow:

Watauga, Texas – Dec. 10

San Antonio, Texas - Dec. 21

Jacksonville, N.C. - Dec. 21

Denton, Texas – Dec. 24

Plano, Texas – Dec. 24

Olathe, Kan. – Dec. 26

Madison, Wis. – Dec. 28

Bristol, Va. – Dec. 31

North Little Rock, Ark. – Dec. 31

The company now has 1,020 stores. The parent company, Reinalt-Thomas Corp., does business as Discount Tire (and America’s Tire in parts of California). The 1,000th Discount Tire store was opened on Sept. 10, 2018.

Related Topics: Discount Tire, new stores

Comments ( 2 )
  • ADL

     | about 4 months ago

    As an employee of the company, I can attest that we always try to balance assemblies to the best of our ability but will say that the balancers that we use are highly finicky and can be very inaccurate.

  • See all comments
More Stories
The HTR Z5 is available in 54 Y-rated sizes ranging from 17 to 20 inches.
News Sumitomo Improves Performance With Next Gen HTR Z5

TBC Corp. invited a select group of its dealers to the Palm Beach International Raceway to officially launch its new ultra-high performance tire, the Sumitomo HTR Z5, this week.

Pentosin Transmission Fluid Service Kits feature OE-approved Pentosin fluid and Rein Automotive replacement parts.
Product Pentosin Transmission Fluid Service Kits Are Available for European Makes

CRP Automotive has released Pentosin Transmission Fluid Service Kits for popular European vehicles.

The Royal Seal All-Season radial tire was standard equipment on the 1982 Buick Riviera.
Article Self-Sealing Tires Are Back in the Limelight

Is it a technological breakthrough? Hardly. But we did see Ford Motor Co. play up tires in a press release, so clearly the vehicle maker sees a marketing opportunity.

Autel says its new adjustable angle 1-Sensor adjusts from 15 degrees to 30 degrees to provide a better fit for a wider variety of vehicles.
Product Autel's New 1-Sensor Has Adjustable Angle

The new Adjustable Angle Autel 1-Sensor has 15 degrees of flexibility.

Point S has updated its original all-season tire for Europe. The Point S 4 Seasons 2 is available in 21 passenger sizes, and the Point S 4 Seasons Van is a light truck tire in five sizes.
News Point S Refreshes Its All-Season Tire

Point S Development is updating its all-season tire for Europe. The success of the Point S 4 Seasons tire drove the development of the Point S 4 Seasons 2.

News Sullivan Tire Is Growing in Massachusetts

Sullivan Tire Co. Inc. has opened the first of two new stores this summer in Massachusetts, giving the company 73 retail locations in New England.

News 6 Powersports Vehicles Are Top Prize in Perfect Stop Sweepstakes

Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper stores and service centers are giving technicians a chance to win a new vehicle in the Perfect Stop Powersports Giveaway sweepstakes.

News Hunter Integrates Inspection Systems With Dealer-FX Platform

Hunter Engineering Co. has integrated Dealer-FX Group Inc.’s One Platform technology into its autonomous inspection equipment.

News The Group Offers Exclusive Live-Stream Training Sessions

The Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) is offering access to monthly high-definition (HD) broadcasts covering current and emerging topics and trends in the auto care industry.

News Aug. 23 Is Deadline for 2019 Automotive Communications Awards

The deadline to enter the Women in Auto Care 2019 Automotive Communications Awards program is Aug. 23.

Goodyear develops new materials as part of its focus on sustainable sourcing.
News Goodyear Believes in Corporate Responsibility Goals

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has been releasing an annual report on corporate responsibility performance for 23 years. But 2018's 23rd edition is special, because it features four new strategic focus areas.

Alexis Garcin has spent 17 years at Michelin, and will relocate from France to the U.S. to lead the company's North American tire business.
News Michelin Names a New Leader for North America

After 18 months as the leader of Michelin North America Inc., Scott Clark has been promoted and is turning over the top job as chairman and president over to Alexis Garcin, a 17-year Michelin veteran.  

Be the First to Know

Get the latest news and most popular articles from MTD delivered straight to your inbox. Stay on top of the tire industry and don't miss a thing!