Express Oil Change
The quick oil change business continues to grow. You can become a part of this lucrative industry by starting your own Express Oil Change franchise.
Franchise Profile — Express Oil Change
Born in the 1970's, established and defined in the 1980's, the quick oil change has become firmly established, not just as a viable business, but also as an industry with enormous growth potential.
Consumer lifestyles dictate an increasing premium on time. The convenience feature of the quick oil change is expected to continue to draw customers away from the long waits at automobile dealerships and mechanic shops.
In the late 1970's, Express Oil Change founder Jim Lunceford identified an opportunity created by the mass conversion of full-service gas stations to self-service facilities. About the same time, he heard of a new West Coast business that offered quick oil changes to busy motorists - an idea he saw as the most innovative step the automotive service industry had ever taken.
He decided to bring the concept to Alabama and perfect it, then grow the concept through franchising. By year end of 2004, Express Oil Change had grown to 150 stores throughout the Southeast.
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