Founded in 1932, Advance Auto Parts is one of the largest retailers of automobile parts and accessories in the United States. The company operates over 5,000 stores across the country and employs over 74,000 people. Advance Auto Parts is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: AAP) and is headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia.
Advance Auto Parts is not a franchise. The company is a publicly traded corporation with over 5,000 stores across the United States. Advance Auto Parts has been in business for over 80 years and employs over 74,000 people.