ADVANCE AUTO PARTS OPENS FIRST STORE IN DAVENPORT Print
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Written by Brent McConnell   
Monday, 20 September 2010 13:57

Store offers a wide range of parts, recognized national brands and free services including windshield wiper and battery installation

DAVENPORT, IA (September 14, 2010) – Advance Auto Parts, Inc., a leading automotive aftermarket retailer of parts, batteries, accessories and maintenance items, today announced it will open its first store in Davenport at 902 W. Kimberly Road, Suite 21 on September 16th.

Company officials said they chose this location for the store because it’s convenient to where their customers live and shop as well as the garages where they take their vehicles for LaCinda Bader is the new General Manager and works with nine other Team Members there.  A 25-year veteran of the automotive and retail sales industries, Mrs. Bader has been with the Advance Auto Parts Team for almost seven years.

The new store offers customers a wide range of parts and recognized national brands as well as several free services. Store Team Members will install windshield wipers for free, and also install batteries following a complimentary check of the vehicle’s electrical system and old battery. The store offers fast parts delivery to local commercial customers, such as professional mechanics and garages. Customers also can drop off used motor oil and batteries for recycling – ensuring that these materials don’t end up in landfills where they could harm the environment.

Vehicle know-how is made easier than ever by Advance helping customers master their machines. The company’s Web site, www.AdvanceAutoParts.com, offers articles, online videos and audio and video podcasts in the Web site’s “Advance Know-How” section.  “These free automotive know-how tools, and the expert advice the new store’s ten Team Members provide, help customers to keep their wheels turning and their lives on track,” said Paul Braswell, District Manager for Advance Auto Parts. “The right parts at the right price are as important as the right advice and educational tools to finish the job.”

The store is open Monday through Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Other area stores are located at 4114 Avenue of Cities in Moline, IL and 3813 18th Avenue in Rock Island, IL.



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About Advance Auto Parts

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Advance Auto Parts, a leading automotive aftermarket retailer of parts, accessories, batteries, and maintenance items in the United States, serves both the do-it-yourself and professional installer markets. As of July 17, 2010, the Company operated 3,497 stores in 39 states, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

Advance Auto Parts supports a variety of non-profit organizations at the corporate and local levels and encourages its Team Members to become actively involved in various community- based charitable organizations. Nationally, Advance Auto Parts is a strong supporter of United Way and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Since 1994, Advance Auto Parts has raised more than $20 million for JDRF, including a record-breaking campaign in 2009 which raised $3.8 million for diabetes research, making Advance Auto Parts JDRF’s number one corporate partner.

Additional information about the Company, employment opportunities, customer services, and on-line shopping for parts and accessories can be found on the Company’s web site at www.AdvanceAutoParts.com.

NEW STORE INFORMATION:

Advance Auto Parts
902 W. Kimberly Rd., Ste. 21
Davenport, IA 52806
563-391-0204