The new specialty store will complement Walmart’s automotive offering of common parts and accessories online and in stores, including an extensive assortment of tire, lube and battery services in more than 2,500 Walmart Auto Care Centers across the country.
Amazon has made a lot of noise in the auto parts arena since it entered the market in 2017, but one columnist believes the online giant will likely be unsuccessful in competing with AutoZone due to disadvantages it faces in a niche not well suited for e-commerce.
Advance Auto Parts announced its financial results for the second-quarter ended July 14, 2018, and total net sales were $2.3 billion, a 2.8 percent increase versus the second quarter of the prior year.
Advance Auto Parts Inc. announced its financial results for the first quarter that ended April 21, 2018. Total net sales for the first quarter were $2.9 billion, a 0.6 percent decrease versus the prior-year period.