AutoZone is an American store and is the second-biggest retailer of secondary selling car parts and extras in the US behind Advance Auto Parts, Founded in 1979, AutoZone has more than 5,006 stores over the United States, Mexico, and Brazil. The organization is situated in Memphis, Tennessee.
Initially a division of Memphis-based discount food merchant Malone and Hyde, the organization was known as Auto Shack. After the offer of the basic need operation to the Fleming Companies of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the name of the organization was changed to AutoZone to mirror the new concentration and to settle a claim brought by Tandy Corporation for encroaching on Tandy's "Radio Shack" trademark.
On July 4, 1979, the principal store opened in Forrest City, Arkansas under the name of Auto Shack. Doc Crain was the store's first supervisor. Deals that first day totaled $300.00.
In 1989, the organization started utilizing an automated store administration framework (SMS). The Duralast battery line is discharged comprising of Sub-Zero, Desert and long life. Aggregate of stores is 513 in 17 states.