WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.—Felton Tire & Auto Inc. has opened its fourth Tuffy Tire & Auto franchise store in South Florida.
The outlet, in Clermont, Fla., opened Jan. 14. Felton Tire was founded last April by Aubrey Felton, a former senior vice president of Tire Kingdom Inc., a subsidiary of TBC Corp.
“This first year has been just an incredible experience,” Mr. Felton said. “It was everything I knew operating our own business would be.”
He said he has plans for more stores to open this year and is on track to open 20 locations in five years.
Felton Tire sells Cooper, Michelin, BFGoodrich, Uniroyal and Goodyear brands at its stores in Clermont, West Palm Beach, Port St. Lucie and Melbourne.