Monro Announces 5-Store Acquisition

Monro Announces 5-Store Acquisition

The acquisitions increase Monro’s service locations to 1,303 company-owned stores across the United States.

Automotive service and tire provider Monro, Inc. announced it acquired QC Auto Service and Muscatine Tire & Auto Center stores in the Quad Cities region of Iowa and Illinois. The five-store deal closed on February 19, 2023.

The acquisitions increase Monro’s service locations to 1,303 company-owned stores across the United States.

The deal includes two QC Auto Service stores in Bettendorf, Iowa, and one each in Davenport, Iowa, and Moline, Illinois, as well as Muscatine Tire & Auto Center in Muscatine, Iowa. Monro says the five stores will be dual branded, adding Car-X Tire & Auto to their current identity. Approximately 30 associates will join Monro through the acquisition, maintaining the stores’ strong community relationships, the company adds.

“We are thrilled to add QC Auto Service and Muscatine Tire & Auto Center to the Car-X brand,” said Mike Broderick, Monro president and CEO. “They have provided great service to their communities for more than 40 years, and we will continue that commitment. We welcome their associates to the Monro team and look forward to serving their guests. The acquisition strengthens our current Car-X Tire & Auto presence in the Quad Cities and the surrounding area.”

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