One of the most popular tire stores in Canada is Canadian Tire, with more than 80 percent of Canadians shopping there as of April 2015, according to the company's website. Furthermore, more than 10,000 cars are serviced by one of the store locations every day. In addition to tires, Canadian Tire sells sporting goods and products for the home.
There's a Canadian Tire location within 15 minutes of more than 90 percent of Canadians, according to the company's website. It is considered the largest retailer in Canada and has 490 stores throughout the country in 2015. Customers can find the location of the nearest Canadian Tire store by entering an address into the Canadian Tire store locator tool. The website is available in both English and French.
Canadian Tire was founded with the purchase of The Hamilton Tire and Garage Limited in Toronto in 1922. There are several divisions within the company besides Canadian Tire Retail, including The Forzani Group, PartSource and Canadian Tire Petroleum. The Forzani Group is the sporting goods division, selling items such as snowboards and winter jackets. PartSource focuses on specialty automotive parts, while Canadian Tire Petroleum oversees a chain of car washes and provides car services such as oil checks.