SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Aug. 19, 2013) — Discount Tire/America's Tire opened stores in South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas in recent weeks, pushing the Scottsdale-based retailer's store network to more than 860 locations in 26 states.
The newest store, in Farragut, Tenn., is the firm's 14th in the Volunteer State. Twelve-year company veteran Brock Robinson is the manager of the store and its 15 employees.
The new store in Texas is Discount Tire's fourth in Amarillo and 224th in Texas. Shawn Kirkland, an 18-year company veteran, manages the store and its 16 employees.
The new store in South Carolina, in Tega Cay just southwest of Charlotte, N.C., is Discount's eighth in the Palmetto State. Paul Lee, a 15-year dealership veteran, manages the store and its 19 employees.
Discount Tire did not disclose its investment in the new stores, all of which have similar six-bay layouts.