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AutoZone Adds Automotive Help to the Apple iTunes Store With the New AutoZone iPhone App

(June 15, 2010)

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 15, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) announces a NEW automotive help and shopping tool for iPhone users available immediately in the Apple App Store. This first release of the app simplifies user's shopping experience and provides access to AutoZone's free vehicle repair guides and entire product catalog in the palm of your hand.



Additional features include the ability to browse AutoZone's inventory for parts and accessories, create shopping lists, check availability and pricing, locate an AutoZone store and track AutoZone Rewards account balance.



"This new mobile app extends our automotive repair expertise to iPhone users in new ways by adding some of the top used features and functionality on AutoZone.com," said Jamey Traywick, Director, E-Commerce, AutoZone. "Now it's easier than ever to get the parts and information you need to do the job right the first time."


The AutoZone application for iPhone enables 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 locator.


  • create and store vehicle information to personalize their shopping experience.


  • create and manage shopping lists to expedite their in-store visits.


  • check pricing and availability for the parts they need based on their selected store.


  • get unlimited access to vehicle specific repair instructions to help them complete their projects.


  • view their AutoZone Rewards account balance.



AutoZone for iPhone is available as a free download on iPhone or from the Apple App Store at www.itunes.com/appstore/. To find out more about the app visit http://www.autozone.com/iphone AutoZone continues to provide WOW! customer service with the NEW iPhone app - What are you working on today? Get In The Zone®- AutoZone.



About 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.


CONTACT: AutoZone, Inc.
Media:
Ray Pohlman
866-966-3017
ray.pohlman@autozone.com
Financial:
Brian Campbell
901 495-7005
brian.campbell@autozone.com



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