Stores and Branches*
Total Net Sales in 2020
Returned to Shareholders in 2020 through the combination
of Share Repurchases and the Company's Quarterly Dividend
CARE + SPEED - We responded quickly with
innovations to serve our customers as the pandemic took
hold in North America.
? Branded Advance Same DayTM - a customer-centric
suite of same day services that includes Free In Store
Pickup, Free Curbside and Free Same Day Delivery.
? Launched our mobile app for fast, simple shopping.
? Developed virtual instructor-led training courses for
DIEHARD IS BACK - We officially launched repair shop owners and their employees to assist our
DieHard? batteries in all Advance stores and participating professional customers.
Carquest independent locations during July 2020.
Our #DieHardisBack campaign increased Advance's brand
awareness and category sales throughout the second half
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*As of January 2, 2021 the Company also serves 1,277 Independent Carquest locations .
DEAR FELLOW ADVANCE AUTO PARTS SHAREHOLDERS
I hope each of you are safe and healthy as we start 2021 under the unique circumstances the world has faced
over the past year. As I write this letter, I am reminded that it was at this time just one year ago that we were
in the final stages of planning the launch of our newly acquired DieHard? brand. At that time, we certainly had
no idea of what was to come in 2020. I found a quote recently that I feel summarizes my personal experience
over this timeframe - "Nothing in life is to be feared; it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand
more, so that we may fear less." This quote came from the great scientist Marie Curie.
The resiliency we have demonstrated this past year has put Advance in
a strong position to weather the current crisis and build long-term value
for all stakeholders. I am so grateful to our team members for all their
hard work in 2020, and I have never been so optimistic for the future.
- TOM GRECO
President and Chief Executive Officer
Without a doubt, it has been a year in which ultimately led to improved results. Our entire
understanding more about something took on organization rose to the occasion as we remained
a whole new meaning. Before 2020, I believed focused on three overarching priorities to address
global pandemics that could threaten every man, the rapidly evolving situation.
woman and child on Earth for months on end were
a part of our history books. Such threats seemed FIRST, we have prioritized the health, safety and
to belong more in the days of Madame Curie wellbeing of our team members and customers.
herself when cholera and the flu gripped the world This was not a new concept at AAP, but it has taken
at different times in her life. We certainly had no on new meaning in the face of the crisis. From the
playbook for COVID-19. It had to be built from onset of the pandemic, we responded quickly in
understanding how the virus would impact our DIY our stores and distribution centers to implement
consumers, professional customers, independent social distancing, enhance sanitation practices,
partners, suppliers and AAP team members. It require mandatory employee face coverings and
has been a valuable reminder of the tremendous install plexiglass barriers. We also made critical
importance of deeply understanding trends that changes to how our team members operated
are impacting consumer and employee behavior. and mandated health check screenings. For our
Working diligently to improve their respective customers, we brought innovative solutions to
experiences has been and always will be the best market to ensure personal safety like our Advance
response to any challenging environment we face. Same DayTM suite of fulfillment options for our DIY
omnichannel customers. For our professional
Indeed, we witnessed abrupt changes in consumer customers, we introduced contactless services
behavior that required rapid adjustments to our to deliver parts in a way that reduced human
standard operating procedures in response to interaction and adhered to unique protocols
COVID-19. Our response was swift, focused and individual repair shops put in place. As a result of
How much do Advance Auto Parts retail jobs pay?When factoring in bonuses and additional compensation, a Retail Parts Pro at Advance Auto Parts can expect to make an average total pay of $15 per hour. How does this pay data of $15 look to you?
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