List of Defunct Retailers of The United States - Automotive


  • 10,000 Auto Parts — ( - 1990). Midwest; bought out by Champion Auto stores
  • Al's Auto Parts — in Washington, California, Idaho, Oregon, Nevada and Alaska; purchased by CSK Auto
  • Auto Palace (- 1998). Acquired by AutoZone
  • Auto Works
  • Big A Auto Parts — 142 stores and 10 distribution centers sold in 1998 bankruptcy proceedings to General Parts Inc. and BWP Distributors Inc. ("Carquest"), and Parts Source Inc., ("Ace Auto Parts").
  • Big Wheel/Rossi Auto Parts
  • Bumper to Bumper Auto Parts
  • Checker Auto Parts — purchased by CSK Auto, Inc.; acquired by O'Reilly Auto Parts in 2008 and brand phased out
  • Chief Auto Parts — Southwest and Midwest; merged with AutoZone in 1998
  • CSK Auto — nationwide; bought out by O'Reilly Auto Parts in 2008
  • Murray's Discount Auto Stores — purchased by CSK Auto, Inc.; acquired by O'Reilly Auto Parts in 2008
  • Oklahoma Tire & Supply Company — OTASCO
  • Schucks Auto Supply — purchased by CSK Auto, Inc.; acquired by O'Reilly Auto Parts in 2008
  • Super Shops
  • Trak Auto — Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, and West Coast; purchased by Advance Auto Parts in 2002
  • Western Auto — nationwide, once had 1,800 locations, purchased by Sears in 1987 and sold to Advance Auto Parts in 1998. Still operates as of January 2012 in Puerto Rico.
  • Wheels Discount Auto - (owned by Fays Inc Fay's Drug and Paper Cutter) - acquired by Parts America, subsequently purchased by Advance Auto Parts (Sears)

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