The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack (NYSE: “PBY”), the nation’s leading automotive aftermarket service and retail chain, announced today that it had acquired 17 Discount Tire Centers in Southern California from AKH Company, Inc.
These 17 Service & Tire Centers are located throughout the greater Los Angeles market, from Bakersfield to Orange County. They will re-open on September 12, 2013 as Pep Boys stores and provide full-service vehicle maintenance and repair, including brand-name and private-label replacement tires.
“We are excited to add these convenient service locations for customers and welcome new associates to the Pep Boys family,” said Pep Boys President and CEO Mike Odell. “We aim to grow in the neighborhoods where our customers live and work through the acquisition and development of Service & Tire Centers.”
“With this acquisition, 75 percent of Los Angeles-area residents live within three miles of a Pep Boys location,” noted Joe Cirelli, senior vice president for business development. “Now we have nearly 150 locations in California, where we have served customers since 1933.” Pep Boys has more than 750 locations nationwide. “We look forward to continued growth,” added Cirelli.“These Service & Tires Centers will give us more opportunities to deliver exceptional customer experiences,” said Odell. “Now we have even more convenient locations to help customers get quality tires and full-service maintenance and repair, all at a great value.” Beginning September 12, 2013, customers may visit the new Pep Boys’ owned and operated stores at:
|10500 Rosedale Hwy||Bakersfield||CA||93312|
|6561 White Lane||Bakersfield||CA||93309|
|1950 Newport Blvd.||Costa Mesa||CA||92627|
|11432 Paramount Blvd.||Downey||CA||90241|
|3904 Fountain Ave.||Hollywood||CA||90029|
|5453 E. Del Amo Blvd.||Lakewood||CA||90713|
|1640 W. Chapman Ave.||Orange||CA||92868|
|11788 Foothill Blvd.||Rancho Cucamonga||CA||91730|
|484 W. Valley Blvd.||Rialto||CA||92376|
|1606 N. El Camino Real||San Clemente||CA||92672|
|1409 E. Warner Ave.||Santa Ana||CA||92705|
11550 Ventura Blvd.
|28007 Jefferson Ave. #E||Temecula||CA||92590|
|20333 Hawthorne Blvd.||Torrance||CA||90503|
6511 Foothill Blvd.
|1992 S. Sepulveda Blvd.||West Los Angeles||CA||90025|
|14101 E. Whittier Blvd.||Whittier||CA||90605|