BOUND BROOK, N.J. (April 5, 2001) — Somerset Tire Service Inc. has targeted Long Island/Nassau County, N.Y., for growth this year.
STS, North America´s 10th largest independent tire retailer, opened its third Long Island retail store April 2, in Massapequa, N.Y., and has plans to open two more, in Huntingdon and Selden, N.Y., before year-end, the company said. The firm´s two exisiting stores on Long Island were opened in the past 18 months, the company said.
The Massapequa store, adjacent to Sunrise Mall, is STS´s 75th retail store, located in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The 5,350-sq.-ft. store has six service bays and features the chain´s red roof and window-pane-style bay doors architecture.
``The addition of Massapequa is another important strategic milestone in our quest to become the premier provider of tire and automotive services in the Northeast,´´ said Bill Caulin, STS Tire president.
The investment was not disclosed. A grand opening celebration is planned for June.