SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Discount Tire, the world's largest tire and wheel retailer, ranked No. 99 on Forbes' 2016 America's Largest Private Companies list. The company jumped 10 spots this year, up from No. 109 in 2015. This is the first time Discount Tire sits among the top 100 companies on Forbes' list, which uses annual revenue to rank the largest private companies in the U.S.
Founded in 1960 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Discount Tire currently operates more than 925 stores across the United States and remains the number one ranked independent tire and wheel retailer, with a team of nearly 18,000 employees. Discount Tire serves as customer's trusted neighborhood tire retailer, offering a wide selection of leading tire and wheel brands and services customers need to ensure their tires continue to perform.
Discount Tire helps promote tire and driving safety, making tips available on their website as well as offering free services to customers such as in-store tire pressure checks. The company sells a wide selection of leading tire brands such as Michelin, Goodyear, Bridgestone, BF Goodrich, Contenintal and Yokohoma, as well as tire brands exclusive to its retail stores and online business, Discount Tire Direct.
The full 2016 Forbes Largest Private Companies in America list can be found here.
About DISCOUNT TIRE/AMERICA'S TIRE
DISCOUNT TIRE, based in Scottsdale, Ariz., is the world's largest tire and wheel retailer. Founded in 1960, the company does business under the trade name DISCOUNT TIRE in most of the U.S., AMERICA'S TIRE in parts of California, and as DISCOUNT TIRE DIRECT in markets outside the reach of our retail stores. The company currently serves customers as their trusted neighborhood tire retailer at more than 925 stores in 31 states across the country. DISCOUNT TIRE sponsors the NASCAR XFINITY Series and Monster Energy AMA Supercross. For more information about DISCOUNT TIRE/AMERICA'S TIRE visit discounttire.com or americastire.com. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/discounttire
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