Advance Auto Parts is an American retailer of automotive parts and accessories. Headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, the company operates over 5,200 stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
The company was founded in 1932 by Richard E. Sisson and Arthur Taubman as Advance Stores. It was acquired by General Parts International, Inc. in 2013.
In May 2018, Advance Auto Parts acquired General Parts International, Inc., making it a wholly owned subsidiary of Advance Auto Parts.
Some of the companies that Advance Auto Parts owns are:
General Parts International
Advance Auto Parts is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AAP. As of 2019, Advance Auto Parts has over 70,000 employees.
What companies does Advance Auto Parts own?
Advance Auto Parts owns Advance Stores, General Parts International, and Worldpac.