Driven Brands Inc. has built a two-bay franchise store in Gastonia, N.C., to serve the West Charlotte suburban community.
Meineke Car Care Centers LLC has opened a location in Holly Springs, N.C. It is the first Meineke outlet for new franchisee Darrick Finan.
Leeds West Groups is investing in a fellow Big O Tires franchisee’s efforts to expand the brand in Texas. Leeds West Groups will serve as an equity partner to Christopher Monteverde, who earlier this year bought eight stores and converted them to Big O Tires stores.
South Bay Lube Inc. has added two more locations to its Jiffy Lube Multicare franchise in Florida, giving owners Jason Thomas and Leif Oskarsson 31 locations in the state.
There are more than five million hybrid vehicles on the road in the U.S., and most tire dealers aren’t equipped to offer the battery and specialized services these vehicles need. The result: dealers are missing out on revenue, profits and improved car counts.
The new vice president of sales for The Hybrid Shop is Carey Mellor, who was hired to spearhead a team focused on growing the franchised dealers nationwide.
The International Franchise Association (IFA) has named Judd Shader, founder and CEO of Leeds West Groups, as its Franchisee of the Year.
RNR Tire Express has been recognized as one of the top 500 largest franchises in the U.S. based on sales performance by Franchise Times magazine.
A franchisee of Jiffy Lube International Inc. locations is in the midst of a major growth spurt. SRE Group recently opened its 29th Jiffy Lube location, and has two more stores that are expected to open in Nevada by the end of 2018. And yes, the group is selling tires.
TBC Corp. is waiving the initial franchisee fee for eligible first responders interested in opening a Big O Tires or Midas store.
Big O Tires LLC franchisee Chris Monteverde has been named the Franchisee of the Year by the International Franchise Association (IFA).
There are nearly 450 Big O Tires LLC stores in 23 states, but franchisees in Colorado, Utah and California earned the company's top award for their performance in 2017.
Simple Tire LLC has made a big splash in its first year on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S.