Pep Boys Acquires Seven Houston Area Service & Tire Locations
PHILADELPHIA – June 27, 2011 – The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack (NYSE: “PBY”), the nation's leading automotive aftermarket service and retail chain, today announced that it has acquired seven stores previously operated by My Mechanic, a trusted full-service automotive repair chain in the Houston area since 1989.
All seven locations will offer Pep Boys’ full range of quality automotive maintenance and repair services and brand name tires.
“Our third acquisition this year furthers our stated strategy to grow through Service & Tire Centers,” said President & CEO Mike Odell. “We are very excited to add seven locations that will leverage the existing inventory, distribution and advertising employed by our eight Supercenters and one Service & Tire Center currently operating in Houston.”
Year to date, Pep Boys has added 102 Service & Tire Centers expanding its total count to 155, which compliment its 560 Supercenters nationwide.
ABOUT PEP BOYS
Since 1921, Pep Boys has been the nation’s leading automotive aftermarket chain. With more than 7,000 service bays in more than 700 locations in 35 states and Puerto Rico, Pep Boys offers name-brand tires; automotive maintenance and repair; parts and expert advice for the Do-It-Yourselfer; commercial auto parts delivery; and fleet maintenance and repair. Customers can find the nearest location by calling 1-800-PEP-BOYS (1-800-737-2697) or by visiting http://www.pepboys.com.
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