Advance Auto Parts is one of the largest automotive aftermarket parts retailers in the United States. As of 2019, the company operated over 5,200 stores in the United States.
Headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia, Advance Auto Parts has been a leading retailer of aftermarket automotive parts and accessories for over 75 years. The company’s product offering includes batteries, brakes, engine parts, filters, fluids, garage and shop equipment, hand tools, lamps, paint and body supplies, performance parts, power tools, steering and suspension parts, temperature control parts, and wiper blades.
In addition to its retail stores, Advance Auto Parts operates a commercial division that provides products and services to professional customers such as automotive service providers, fleet operators, and collision repair centers. The company also has an e-commerce website that sells a wide range of automotive parts and accessories.
Advance Auto Parts was founded in 1932 by Richard E. Jacobs and Arthur Taubman. The company was originally known as Advance Stores Company Incorporated. In 1957, Advance Stores Company Incorporated changed its name to Advance Auto Parts Incorporated.
What states have Advance Auto Parts?
Advance Auto Parts has stores in 41 states in the United States: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois Indiana, Iowa Kansas , Kentucky , Louisiana , Maine , Maryland , Massachusetts , Michigan , Minnesota , Mississippi , Missouri , Montana Nebraska , Nevada New Hampshire , New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming