SURPRISE, Ariz. (July 30, 2015) — A Big O Tires franchise partnership has opened a Big O store in Surprise, its sixth franchised store in the Phoenix metro area.
The greenfield store, built in a new development in the western suburb of Phoenix near Arizona State Route 303, is equipped with five service bays, according to Big O Tires L.L.C., the franchisor of the Big O concept.
The store's owners are Karl Gabbard, Desiree Elliott and Ian Downing. Mr. Gabbard is owner or part owner of six Big O stores through his business, DMS Enterprises Inc. He's been operating Big O stores for 21 years.