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TBC Offering New Incentives For Franchisees

The TBC Retail Group (Pam Beach Gardens, FL) is offering enhanced incentives to expand its Big O Tires, Midas and SpeeDee Oil Change & Tune-Up brands in the United States and Canada. This includes a $10,000 discount on its initial franchise fee and a discounted royalty for the first two years of operation. Franchise agreements must be signed by March 31, 2014, and stores must be opened by March 31, 2015.

The company supports new franchisees with a range of services from site selection and financing to construction and grand opening execution. Additionally, the franchises offer protected market areas, as well as on-going support with product and service selection, national marketing, and training.

Franchises and incentives are not currently available in all states.

TBC Retail bills itself as the largest operator of tire and automotive service centers in the United States and Canada with six brands encompassing 1,841 franchise locations and 922 company-operated retail outlets.

Midas is one of the world’s largest providers of automotive service with nearly 2,250 franchised, licensed and company-owned shops in 13 countries, including nearly 1,400 in the United States and Canada. (As you may recall, Midas became a wholly owned subsidiary of TBC on April 30, 2012).

The SpeeDee oil change and auto service center network has 160 locations in the United States and Mexico. SpeeDee became a part of TBC along with Midas in April 2012.

Big O Tires serves more than 400 franchised and company-owned stores primarily located in the western and midwestern United States. It also distributes tires and other automotive service products to associate dealers in western Canada.

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