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Carquest

Company nameCARQUEST Corporation
Company typePrivate
Slogan"Great people, great products, great prices!"
IndustryAftermarket Auto parts wholesale/retail
Founded1974
HeadquartersRaleigh, North Carolina, USA
Area servedUnited States, Canada, Mexico
Key peopleTemple Sloan III, CEO Mike Broderick, President-US Steve Gushie, President-Canada
ProductsOE auto parts, automotive finishes, tools & equipment, professional training, business management
Employeesapprox. 18,000 teammates

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CARQUEST Auto Parts is a chain of auto-supply stores. There are over 3,400 CARQUEST Auto Parts locations in North America. The company is a supplier to National Account customers like Goodyear, Firestone, CarMax, Meineke, Midas, American Tire Dealers. General Parts International Inc. is the largest member of CARQUEST with over 1,400 locations. GPI acquired Worldpac (World Wide Parts And Accessories Corporation) in September 2004. Worldpac is the leading supplier in North America to independent import repair specialists.


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