Driven Brands Inc. has built a two-bay franchise store in Gastonia, N.C., to serve the West Charlotte suburban community.
Tire Discounters Inc. has opened a store in Plainfield, Ind., part of the greater Indianapolis area. This is the third Indy-area store for the tire dealer to open in less than two months.
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.
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.
Virginia Tire & Auto LLC has opened two stores so far in 2019 with two more stores on the way. Along with adding its first outlet outside of Northern Virginia, the company has hired its first chief financial officer.
VIP Inc. paired the grand opening of its newest store with the launch of a two-month-long $10 oil change promotion to benefit a local school district.
Telle Tire & Auto Service Inc. has acquired its 10th location, and owner Aaron Telle says his tire dealership will spend 2019 improving operations, creating and implementing a new point-of-sale system and adjusting to the company's new five-day workweek.
In less than a decade, Tire Discounters Inc. has more than doubled the number of stores it operates. In the last year it has upgraded its digital platforms from the warehouse to the sales counter. And the company has recently reorganized its leadership team with an eye on even more growth.
With nearly 190 locations in Florida, Tire Kingdom Service Centers has opened its first store in Panama City.
The 15th Virginia Tire & Auto location has opened, and it marks MSS Inc.'s first move into the Richmond area.
TBC Corp. has sold eight of its NTB Tire & Service Center stores in Texas to a Big O Tires franchisee, allowing the Big O Tires brand to enter the Lone Star State.
Discount Tire added 55 stores nationwide in 2018, with nine outlets opened in December alone.
Raben Tire Co. LLC has opened a commercial truck and farm tire center in Greenville, Ky.