Easy Shopping Tools Plus DIY Repair Info on the Go & More; Users Have Access to AutoZone Stores Right From the Palm of Their Hand
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug 10, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --
AutoZone (NYSE:AZO) announces the latest addition to its mobile offering with the AutoZone for Android(TM) app available immediately in the Android(TM) Marketplace. Like AutoZone for iPhone(R) released last May, AutoZone for Android simplifies users' shopping experience, provides access to free vehicle repair guides and AutoZone's entire product catalog in an easy to use interface.
The app boasts powerful features that include the ability to browse AutoZone's extensive inventory of parts and accessories, check availability and pricing, create shopping lists, locate an AutoZone store and track AutoZone Rewards account balance.
"AutoZone for Android is about giving customers the tools and information they need, how and when they need it," said Jamey Traywick, Director, E-Commerce, AutoZone. "We're helping customers find the parts and the repair information they need to do the job right the first time."
The AutoZone application for Android allows users to quickly and easily:
-- Locate a store, get store contact information and hours, and get
directions to the store with a zip code or using the built-in GPS
-- Create and store vehicle information to personalize their shopping
-- Create and manage shopping lists to expedite their in-store visits.
-- Check pricing and availability for the parts they need based on their
-- Get unlimited access to vehicle specific repair instructions to help
them complete their project.
-- View their AutoZone(R) Rewards account balance.
AutoZone for Android is available as a free download on the Android Marketplace. To find out more about the app visit http://www.autozone.com/android.
AutoZone continues to provide WOW! Customer Service with the NEW Android app. What are you working on today? Get In The Zone(R)- AutoZone.
As of May 8, 2010, AutoZone sells auto and light truck parts, chemicals and accessories through 4,309 AutoZone stores in 48 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and 212 stores in Mexico.
AutoZone is the leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the United States. Each store carries an extensive product line for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories, and non-automotive products. Many stores also have a commercial sales program that provides commercial credit and prompt delivery of parts and other products to local, regional and national repair garages, dealers, service stations, and public sector accounts. AutoZone also sells the ALLDATA brand diagnostic and repair software. On the web AutoZone sells auto and light truck parts through www.autozone.com, and as part of our commercial sales program, through www.autozonepro.com.
AutoZone does not derive revenue from automotive repair or installation.
Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Use of this trademark is subject to Google Permissions.
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SOURCE: AutoZone, Inc.
CONTACT: AutoZone, Inc.