APH Continues to Climb Top 25 Report
St. Cloud, Minn. — May 19, 2015 — Automotive Parts Headquarters Inc. (APH), a St.Cloud-based aftermarket auto parts distributor and store group, has been named in the May issue of Aftermarket Business World as one of the top twenty-five auto chains of 2014. Listed as the tenth largest auto chain in 2013, APH rose to the ninth spot in 2014.
In September 2014, APH acquired United Auto Supply, a leading privately held distributor and store group, and its 13 stores in and around La Crosse, Wis. APH also acquired seven other stores throughout the year — two in January, four in May and one in June. The company also enhanced its internal training programs and methods; developed its Commercial Vehicle division; and explored additional growth opportunities.
APH is the only business headquartered in Minnesota to make the list. Each spring, Aftermarket Business World reports the nation’s top auto chains, ranking businesses based on their total number of company-owned stores.