The Home Depot is the world’s largest home improvement specialty retailer, with 2,274 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces, Mexico and China. In fiscal 2007, The Home Depot had sales of $77.3 billion and earnings from continuing operations of $4.2 billion. The Company employs more than 300,000 associates.
Founded in 1952 and based in Dallas, Interstate Batteries is a privately held group of corporations, which includes a company with 298 that service more than 200,000 dealers throughout the United States, Canada and select international locations. Interstate is the top-selling replacement automotive brand battery in North America, selling more than 15 million units annually.
The 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup season marks Toyota’s third year of involvement with Joe Gibbs Racing.
Z-Line Designs is one of the nation’s leading designers and import manufacturers of home office, home entertainment furniture and office chairs. Its products can be found at Staples, OfficeMax, Sears, Wal-Mart, and other national retailers. The company designs and sources innovative, award-winning home office, home entertainment and home decor furniture in hi-tech-inspired and traditional designs.
Sport Clips was established in 1995 by Founder and CEO Gordon Logan. Entrepreneur magazine’s January 2009 issue ranked the company in the top 100 franchises in America. Sport Clips is affiliated with NASCAR and is the “Official Haircutter” of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) offering preferential franchising options and pricing to veterans.