SOMERSET, Ky. — Tire Discounters, the sole family-owned-and-operated retail tire dealership among the nation's 10 largest retail tire chains in the U.S., has grown again, acquiring Skip Cottrell's Tire in West Somerset, Ky.
Financial details were not disclosed.
Tire Discounters now operates more than 190 stored, including 16 in the Lexington, Ky., market.
Skip Cottrell, who founded the store in 1991, is retiring, but Tire Discounters said he will serve as a consultant to the dealership. The location, formerly Skip Cottrell's Tire Pros, has been rebranded as Skip's Tire Discounters.
The shop will continue to offer its current services and the sales staff will be retained. The shop will offer all of the Tire Discounters services, including free alignment with the purchase and installation of a set of four tires.