Tire Business staff report
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Correa Tire Distributors, in partnership with Bridgestone Americas, has opened a Bridgestone-branded retail store in downtown San Juan.
The 39,650-sq.-ft. outlet is the first Bridgestone-branded retail store on Puerto Rico but the seventh Bridgestone Family Channel outlet on the island, according to the Nashville, Tenn.-based tire maker. Besides tires, the location offers a complete range of automotive services.
The new store is owned and managed by Correa Tire, which has two other retail outlets on the island. The new store is located on Ave. Franklin Delano Roosevelt, one of the main thoroughfares in San Juan, the capital of Puerto Rico.
The partners did not disclose the investment needed to build and open the store nor say how many service bays or employees it has.