TBC Corporation is an independent marketer of tires for the automotive replacement market. The Company operates and acts as a franchisor of retail tire and automotive service centers throughout the entire United States under the trade names Tire Kingdom, Merchant's Tire & Auto Centers, National Tire & Battery and Big O Tires. During the year ended December 31, 2004, TBC Corporation had a total of 1,172 retail locations consisting of 605 Company-operated and 567 franchised stores. The Company also markets and distributes its brands of tires, as well as other tires and related products, on a wholesale basis to distributors and independent tire dealers located throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.
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