Carquest by Advance Announces Retail Stores
Nov. 5, 2021—Advance Auto Parts announced a retail store concept under the Carquest brand name.
The store targets DIY customers and "independent owners who receive additional operations and merchandising DIY support from Advance," according to a press release. The independent owners can work with the Advance network of suppliers to carry certain parts.
By the end of the year, Advance hopes to have 20 Carquest by Advance locations online. Baxter Auto Parts of Portland, Ore., will operate 19 of them in the Pacific Northwest, while Kittrell Auto Parts currently operates a location in Beaufort, N.C.