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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.