Checker Auto Parts
Checker Auto Parts is a brand of CSK Company. CSK is very popular in automotive parts selling around the areas they operate. CSK Auto Inc deals in automotive parts & accessories. CSK started publically trading automotive parts & accessories in 1998; presently CSK has headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. In 2008, O’Reilly Automotive acquired CSK. 22 states and 1,273 stores are spanned from Hawaii to Ohio are owned by CSK. CSK works with four stores under CSK brand name: One of them is Checker Auto Parts (others are Schucks Auto Supply, Kragen Auto parts, Murray’s Discount Auto Stores). In June 1999, 86 checker auto stores started in Northern plains. These were started by acquiring Big wheel/Rossi Auto parts. Western area of United State has number of stores of CSK which are performing very well in their areas.
CSK used to cater tools, hardwares and housewares. CSK sponsored in National Hot Rod Association NHRA to 2Xtreme Racing Monster truck and the funny car. As O’Reilly bought CSK, Checker Auto parts, Schucks Auto Supply, Kragen Auto parts,
this began a good desicion for O’Reilly as it opened doors to new market. In starting O’Reilly rebranded parts of Schucks Auto Supply, Kragen Auto parts, Murray’s Discount Auto Stores and Chekcer Auto Parts) in 2009. On March 2009, some of employees of CSK auto were charged against some accounting fraud filed by SEC (for year - 2002, 2003 and 2004), these 4 former members of CSK got civil injunction in same regard. CSK also started five value concept stores which were under brand name of Pay N Save. These stores use to deal in housewares, tools, sporting goods, hardware and some seasonal items.