O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. Celebrates the Opening of Its 4,000th Store

O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. Celebrates the Opening of Its 4,000th Store

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Jan. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- O'Reilly Automotive, Inc.
("O'Reilly") (Nasdaq:ORLY), a leading retailer in the automotive aftermarket,
is celebrating the opening of its 4,000^th store, located in Tampa, Florida,
by hosting a daylong celebration of philanthropy, community and customers, on
Saturday, January 19, 2013. The community is invited to join the celebration,
which will begin with the Tampa Chamber of Commerce overseeing a celebratory
ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10:00 a.m.O'Reilly plans to further support the
Tampa community during its daylong celebration with the presentation of a
charitable donation to the Ronald McDonald House, O'Reilly senior management
hosting a customer appreciation cookout for lunch, a Dollar Stretching Deals
sales event, and O'Reilly's motorsports truck and trailer display, which
includes a racing simulator.

"It is a testament to our Team Members' commitment to our customer service
culture that, ten years ago we operated less than 1,000 stores, and today we
are opening our 4,000^th store," commented Greg Henslee, President and
CEO."This milestone is a reflection of our growth strategy, and we are
excited to continue this growth in Florida with the opening of a distribution
center in Lakeland, in early 2014, which will support our existing and future
Florida stores."

O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. is one of the largest specialty retailers of
automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment and accessories in
the United States, serving both the do-it-yourself and professional service
provider markets. Founded in 1957 by the O'Reilly family, the Company
operated 3,999 stores in 42 states as of January 18, 2013.

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