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Advance Auto Parts

Company nameAdvance Auto Parts, Inc.
Company typePublic (Nyse - AAP)
SloganKeep the wheels turning...
IndustryAuto Parts Retail products=Replacement automotive parts & accessories
HeadquartersRoanoke, VA, USA
Key peopleJohn C. Brouillard
(Chairman of the Board)
Darren R. Jackson
(CEO) & (Director)
ProductsReplacement automotive parts & accessories
Revenue(+) US$5.41 Billion (FY 2009)
Operating income(+) US$454 Million (FY 2009)
Net income(+) US$270 Million (FY 2009)
Total assets(+) US$3.07 Billion (FY 2009)
Total equity(+) US$1.28 Billion (FY 2009)
Employees27,396 - January 2009

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Advance Auto Parts (NYSE - AAP), headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia, is the second-largest retailer of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the United States. AAP was founded in 1932 and had 2008 sales of approx. $5.1B. AAP operates 3,540 stores in 40 US states and employs over 51,000 Team Members across all operations.

In 2005, Advance Auto Parts purchased Autopart International, Inc. which operates 202 stores along the Atlantic Seaboard.

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