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25% Off Online Orders Over $100
Use promotional code SWING25 at checkout to receive discount Receive 25% off your total purchase of $100 or more of regularly priced in-stock single parts or accessories purchased online. Enter promo code SWING25 in cart when purchased online to receive discount. Offer is not valid in combination with any other offers, rebates or discounts; not available to Pep Boys' Fleet & Commercial accounts; does not apply to labor, special order merchandise, tires or the purchase of gift cards. Valid online until 2:59 am EST on 10/1/14. Online orders scheduled for in-store pick up must be completed in store by closing on 9/30/14 for discount to apply.

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Company Timeline

Company Timeline - Pep Boys

In 1921, four Navy buddies pooled together $800 to open a single auto parts supply store in Philadelphia. This venture would go on to become the multi-billion dollar nationwide retail and service chain that is the Pep Boys of today. With over 580 stores across the U.S. and Puerto Rico, the Company has come a long way from its humble beginnings. Take a glimpse into the major milestones in Pep Boys' 87-year history below.

 
Pep Boys from 1920 - 1929
1920-1929
  • Manny Rosenfeld, Moe Strauss, and W. Graham “Jack” Jackson open Pep Auto Supply Company at 7-11 North 63rd Street, Philadelphia. Moe Radavitz is also a partner.
  • Manny and Moe drive a Model T to southern California to investigate the marketplace. Upon their return, The Pep Boys—Manny, Moe & Jack is named.
  • The Pep Boys—Manny, Moe & Jack incorporates in Pennsylvania.
  • Manny’s brother Murray Rosenfeld joins the Company.
Pep Boys from 1930 - 1939
1930-1939
  • Pep Boys creates a separate corporation called The Pep Boys—Manny, Moe & Jack of California. Under the leadership of Murray Rosenfeld, the first two stores open in Los Angeles in 1933.
 
Pep Boys from 1940 - 1949
1940-1949
  • Pep Boys becomes a public company listed on the American Stock exchange (The California Pep Boys, a separate corporation, is not part of the offering).
  • Pep Boys moves its general offices in Philadelphia.
Pep Boys from 1950 - 1959
1950-1959
  • The Company begins an unbroken chain of paying cash dividends to shareholders.
  • Pep Boys partners with Diners Club to offer a customer charge program.
  • Cofounder Emanuel “Manny” Rosenfeld dies. His son Lester, who joined the Company in 1946, is named to the board of directors.
 
Pep Boys from 1960 - 1969
1960-1969
  • Two companies officially become one as the Philadelphia-based The Pep Boys—Manny, Moe & Jack acquires The Pep Boys—Manny, Moe & Jack of California.
Pep Boys from 1970 - 1979
1970-1979
  • Pep Boys’ sales top $100 million for the first time.
  • Pep Boys adds all-season radials to its tire line.
  • The Company introduces AutoSense, one of the industry’s first diagnostic computer systems. It also begins computerizing its sales and inventory functions.
 
Pep Boys from 1980 - 1989
1980-1989
  • Pep Boys moves to the New York Stock Exchange.
  • Pep Boys introduces TV ads with Manny, Moe, and Jack as three-dimensional animated figures.
  • The company begins selling name-brand tires.
Pep Boys from 1990 - 1999
1990-1999
  • Pep Boys sales top $1 billion for the first time.
  • The Company publishes its first bilingual catalogs for selected Latino markets.
  • Service managers, along with district and regional field management teams, are required to be certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).
  • Pep Boys registers its Web site www.pepboys.com.
  • Pep Boys celebrates its entry into Puerto Rico and the opening of its 500th store there.
 
Pep Boys from 2000 - Present
2000-Present
  • Pep Boys stock achieves the seventh highest percentage increase on the New York Stock Exchange.
  • A state-of-the-art distribution center and warehouse opens in San Bernardino, CA replacing the previous facility located in Los Angeles, CA.