ROCHESTER, N.Y. (May 22, 2009) — Monro Muffler Brake Inc. opened three Mr. Tire and one TreadQuarters Discount Tire stores in the past two weeks, expanding the firm's tire-oriented store network to 156 outlets.
Monro opened Mr. Tire outlets in Maple Shade, N.J., and Kent Island and Rosedale, Md., and a TreadQuarters store in Mount Pleasant, S.C., the ninth store in the Charleston, S.C., metro area.
The stores vary in size from five to eight service bays and are staffed by five to nine employees. Monro did not disclose its investment in the new stores.
With the openings, Monro has 122 Mr. Tire and 34 TreadQuarters outlets. Monro also operates 559 Monro Muffler stores, many of which feature tires in their product mix.
Mr. Tire and TreadQuarters stores offer a range of repair services, including exhaust, brake, suspension, alignment, ride control, battery, electrical, air conditioning and scheduled maintenance services in addition to tires and tire services.