HOUSTON, Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Jiffy Lube, the industry leader in the fast lube category, is accelerating its growth in 2019, expanding into new markets and communities. Based on current development plans, Jiffy Lube will open more new stores this year than the brand has opened in any given year over the past decade. Ten new locations are slated to open in the first quarter of 2019.
"Our strategic growth plan aligns with one of our key brand attributes, which is convenience," said Patrick Southwick, President of Jiffy Lube International, Inc. "We want to ensure that Jiffy Lube meets consumers' needs by offering the services they need to maintain their vehicle at a location convenient to their home or place of work."
In January, three franchise-owned Jiffy Lube service centers opened in the Southwest including Maricopa, AZ; Las Vegas, NV; and Thornton, CO. Additionally, a new location opened in the Northeast in Allentown, PA.
Chris Dykes, Director of Network Development for Jiffy Lube International, Inc. added, "Whether existing or prospective Jiffy Lube franchisees are looking to self-develop new locations, acquire locations or participate in a turn key program, we offer several incentive programs and provide numerous resources to support new growth."
About Jiffy Lube Jiffy Lube International, Inc. ("Jiffy Lube"), with more than 2,000 franchised service centers in North America, serves over 20 million customers each year. Jiffy Lube pioneered the fast oil change industry in 1979 by establishing the first drive-through service bay, providing customers with fast, professional service for their vehicles. Headquartered in Houston, Jiffy Lube is a wholly owned, indirect subsidiary of Shell Oil Company. Visit www.JiffyLube.com to learn more about Jiffy Lube and vehicle care.