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News Release: Valvoline to acquire Time-It Lube

Valvoline™ signs definitive agreement to acquire Time-It Lube, expanding its quick lube presence in east Texas and marking its entry into Louisiana Purchase of Time-It Lube’s 28 locations will complement existing base of Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM company-owned stores January 4, 2017 LEXINGTON, Ky. – Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV) today announced that its subsidiary, Valvoline […]

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VIOC Franchise Advantages Over Other Retailers

Three successful Valvoline Instant Oil Change℠ Franchisees, Michael Ferri, Chris Malone, and Don Smith tell why they chose VIOC over other retailers. Amongst all three owners, common franchise advantages emerge that make VIOC a good bet over other retail businesses: Leadership from VIOC including ready-made and support systems; Personal experience of corporate management through VIOC-run company […]

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Why Choose a Valvoline Oil Change Franchise?

Charles Coleman, owner of a Valvoline oil change franchise, says he looked at a number of organizations before choosing VIOC.  He was looking at different industries but became interested in the quick lube market because he says he knew a “little” about car maintenance.  He says that upon one visit to VIOC headquarters, he was […]

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VIOC is Designed to be a Scalable Business Model

Tony Puckett, President of Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM, says that one of the best things about VIOC franchising is that it is a scalable business model.  From operators who start with one store, to the largest VIOC franchisee who now owns over 200 stores, the VIOC model works at all levels. Valvoline Instant Oil Change […]

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Have You Considered the Pros and Cons of Franchising?

Starting a new business is always a risk.  With unknowns in the economy and unexpected events, new business owners face a lot of challenges.  Opening a franchise can be one way to mitigate some of those risks but you need to know what you can expect.  Understanding the pros and cons of franchising can help […]

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The Power of Valvoline’s Business Heritage

One of the major things that makes Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM such a successful franchise opportunity is our heritage of the Valvoline™ brand.  Valvoline has been around for nearly 150 years, longer than any other automotive oil brand in the U.S. We know engines and we know lubricants – more so than any other company […]

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