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October 16, 2013

Advance Auto Parts will acquire General Parts International, a privately held parts maker.

Roanoke, Va. -- Advance Auto Parts will acquire General Parts International, a privately held parts maker. The all-cash deal has an enterprise value of $2.04 billion.

Based in Raleigh, N.C., General Parts, which owns the Carquest brand, has 1,246 company operated stores in North America. It also operates 1,418 independently owned Carquest locations primarily in the United States and Canada.

October 16, 2013

Advance Auto Parts will acquire General Parts International, a privately held parts maker.

Roanoke, Va. -- Advance Auto Parts will acquire General Parts International, a privately held parts maker. The all-cash deal has an enterprise value of $2.04 billion.

Based in Raleigh, N.C., General Parts, which owns the Carquest brand, has 1,246 company operated stores in North America. It also operates 1,418 independently owned Carquest locations primarily in the United States and Canada.

August 9, 2013

Advance Auto Parts announced plans to open its 4,000th store on Friday, one day after reporting disappointing sales at its 3,999 locations.

Advance Auto Parts announced plans to open its 4,000th store on Friday, one day after reporting disappointing sales at its 3,999 locations.

Total sales for the second quarter increased 6.1% to $1.55 billion due largely to the addition of 175 new locations. However, same store sales declined 0.3% on top of a prior year decline of 2.7%.

August 9, 2013

Advance Auto Parts announced plans to open its 4,000th store on Friday, one day after reporting disappointing sales at its 3,999 locations.

Advance Auto Parts announced plans to open its 4,000th store on Friday, one day after reporting disappointing sales at its 3,999 locations.

Total sales for the second quarter increased 6.1% to $1.55 billion due largely to the addition of 175 new locations. However, same store sales declined 0.3% on top of a prior year decline of 2.7%.

June 24, 2013

Advance Auto Parts has promoted Donna Justiss to the position of senior VP and chief information officer.

Roanoke, Va. -- Advance Auto Parts has promoted Donna Justiss to the position of senior VP and chief information officer. Justiss will be responsible for the strategic leadership of all aspects of Advance’s information technology area, including application development and support, infrastructure and information security.

June 24, 2013

Advance Auto Parts has promoted Donna Justiss to the position of senior VP and chief information officer.

Roanoke, Va. -- Advance Auto Parts has promoted Donna Justiss to the position of senior VP and chief information officer. Justiss will be responsible for the strategic leadership of all aspects of Advance’s information technology area, including application development and support, infrastructure and information security.

January 10, 2013

Agree Realty Corp. said it acquired a portfolio of four Applebee's restaurants, as well as an Advance Auto Parts in late December 2012 for about $10 million.

Farmington Hills, Mich. -- Agree Realty Corp. said Thursday it acquired a portfolio of four Applebee's restaurants, as well as an Advance Auto Parts in late December 2012 for about $10 million.

These latest acquisitions bring Agree’s 2012 total purchase activity to approximately $81.5 million.

The recently acquired Applebee's assets are located in Harlingen, Texas, and Wichita Falls, Texas, as well as two properties in Pensacola, Fla. The Advance Auto Parts is located on an outlot to a Walmart Supercenter in Lebanon, Va.

March 29, 2012

Advance Auto Parts has announced the promotion of Markus Hockenson to senior VP store operations, effective April 1.

Roanoke, Va. -- Advance Auto Parts has announced the promotion of Markus Hockenson to senior VP store operations, effective April 1.

Hockenson will be responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership to the company’s Midwestern operations, which includes more than 1,200 stores. Hockenson will report to Carl Hauch, senior VP national operations and will be based in Denver.

March 29, 2012

Advance Auto Parts has announced the promotion of Markus Hockenson to senior VP store operations, effective April 1.

Roanoke, Va. -- Advance Auto Parts has announced the promotion of Markus Hockenson to senior VP store operations, effective April 1.

Hockenson will be responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership to the company’s Midwestern operations, which includes more than 1,200 stores. Hockenson will report to Carl Hauch, senior VP national operations and will be based in Denver.

August 22, 2011

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June 20, 2011

Centro Properties Group said that Advance Auto Parts has opened a new location at The Commons of Crystal Lake, located in Crystal Lake, Ill.

Crystal Lake, Ill. -- Centro Properties Group said that Advance Auto Parts has opened a new location at The Commons of Crystal Lake, located in Crystal Lake, Ill.

According to Centro, which is based in New York City, the new store is 8,800 sq. ft.

March 23, 2011

New York City-based The Lightstone Group said that Advance Auto Parts has signed a seven-year, 9,000-sq.-ft. lease extension at 25th Street Shopping Center in Easton, Pa.

Easton, Pa. -- New York City-based The Lightstone Group said that Advance Auto Parts has signed a seven-year, 9,000-sq.-ft. lease extension at 25th Street Shopping Center in Easton, Pa.

The 25th Street Shopping Center is a 131,000-sq.-ft. retail strip corridor home to CVS, RadioShack, Petco, Retro Fitness, Jenny Craig, McDonald's, Pizza Hut and Sherwin-Williams.

January 26, 2011

Lemont, Ill.-based Englewood Construction said Wednesday it has embarked on five new projects -- four in the Midwest and one in Washington, D.C.

Chicago -- Lemont, Ill.-based Englewood Construction said Wednesday it has embarked on five new projects -- four in the Midwest and one in Washington, D.C.

In the Chicago area, Englewood has been tapped for three new retail projects, including the interior build-out for a new Trader Joe’s coming to the city’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. Trader Joe’s will occupy 14,801 sq. ft. of first-floor retail space, topped by a two-story parking deck. The new store is slated to open in April.

October 12, 2009

Advance Auto Parts has launched its own e-commerce site, allowing the company to sell parts...

January 27, 2009

Advance Auto Parts has appointed Jim Wade to serve as president and Kevin Freeland to...

January 26, 2009

Advance Auto Parts named Jim Wade as president. Wade, who previously served as the company’s...

July 9, 2008

Advance Auto Parts Inc. is growing its Minnesota operations, according to a report in The...

June 30, 2008

In 2001, Advance Auto Parts realized it needed to learn Spanish—and fast. The nation’s...

June 30, 2008

In 2001, Advance Auto Parts realized it needed to learn Spanish—and fast. The nation’s No....

June 30, 2008

In 2001, Advance Auto Parts realized it needed to learn Spanish—and fast. The nation’s...

June 30, 2008

In 2001, Advance Auto Parts realized it needed to learn Spanish—and fast. The nation’s No....

May 13, 2008

Advance Auto Parts has announced that Donna Broome will join the company as senior VP...

April 30, 2008

There is no end in sight, and there never will be—not when it comes...

April 22, 2008

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. announced Wednesday that Kevin Tobin will join the company as senior...

March 31, 2008

Advance Auto Parts is investigating a network intrusion that compromised data from 14 stores, potentially...