Midas Seeking to Expand in Quebec City
Brand with the ‘Golden Hand’ identifying opportunities in Canada
October 20, 2015 // Franchising.com // Palm Beach Gardens, FL – Midas, one of the world’s largest automotive services providers, has announced plans to increase its presence in Quebec and is currently looking for franchisees to expand the brand in Quebec City. The organization has plans to add multiple locations over the next two years in Quebec City, Drummondville, and Trois-Rivières.
For more than 45 years, Midas has served the Quebec community through 18 locations in Montreal. With more than 2,100 franchised, licensed and company-owned Midas shops in 13 countries, including nearly 1,200 in the United States and Canada, and additional locations on the horizon, the organization is looking to continue surpassing its growth objectives. A continued focus for the organization is the opportunities to better serve consumers in Canada.
Midas is a subsidiary of TBC Corporation, one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive replacement tires through a multi-channel strategy. For nearly 60 years, TBC has provided customers with best in class brands and automotive maintenance and repair services with the underlying mission to exceed customer expectations through worldwide operations spanning wholesale, retail and franchise. TBC responds to the needs of consumers in search of total car care at more than 3,200 franchised and company-operated tire and automotive service centers under the brands Tire Kingdom Service Centers, Merchant's Tire & Auto Centers, NTB Tire and Service Centers, Big O Tires, Midas, and SpeeDee Oil Change & Auto Service.
The Midas office in Canada is led by Glenn Root, Vice President of Canada Operations, and is focused on marketing, supply chain and fleet services for Canadian franchisees. “We’re excited to expand our footprint in Quebec City and are focused on selecting the right partner or partners to build upon the 45-plus year legacy of this brand,” said Root. “As part of the TBC family, Midas franchise owners provide the best in local auto service and tires backed by the buying power, supply chain, and marketing of an international chain.”
Midas is currently offering financial incentives to make it easier for new franchisees and independents to convert their businesses in 2015. For more information about Midas’ expansion plans, or to become a franchisee in the Midas Canada system, contact Michel Guerin by phone (514) 236-3040 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information is also available at www.midasfranchise.com.
Midas is one of the world’s largest providers of automotive services, offering brake, maintenance, tires, exhaust, steering and suspension services at more than 2,100 franchised, licensed and company-owned Midas shops in 13 countries, including nearly 1,200 in the United States and Canada. Midas also owns SpeeDee Oil Change & Auto Service, with more than 150 auto service centers in the United States and Mexico. For more information, visit www.midas.com.