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AutoZone to Attend Upcoming International Council of Shopping Centers' 2012 RECon -- The Global Real Estate Convention

Monday, April 23, 2012

AutoZone to Attend Upcoming International Council of Shopping Centers' 2012 RECon -- The Global Real Estate Convention13:05 EDT Monday, April 23, 2012MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 23, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO), today announced it will be an exhibitor in the leasing mall at the International Council of Shopping Centers' 2012 RECon – The Global Real Estate Convention, to be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 20th – 23rd, 2012. With over 30,000 attendees, RECon is the world's largest gathering of retail real estate professionals, providing the opportunity to network, make deals and learn from industry experts. AutoZone's exhibit booth will be located at 4414 44th Avenue in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, where management from AutoZone's Store Development Department will be available to review real estate sites supporting the company's aggressive store growth plan. More information regarding AutoZone's new store development program, including a list of regional real estate contacts, may be found by downloading the company's New Store Development Brochure at www.autozonerealestate.com. About AutoZone: As of February 11, 2012, AutoZone sells auto and light truck parts, chemicals and accessories through 4,580 AutoZone stores in 48 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and 287 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 through www.alldata.com. Additionally, we sell automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories, non-automotive products and subscriptions to the ALLDATAdiy product through www.autozone.com, and our commercial customers can make purchases through www.autozonepro.com. AutoZone does not derive revenue from automotive repair or installation. About International Council of Shopping Centers: Founded in 1957, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) is the premier global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its more than 50,000 members in the U.S., Canada, and over 80 other countries include shopping center owners, developers, managers, marketing specialists, investors, lenders, retailers and other professionals as well as academics and public officials. As the global industry trade association, ICSC links with more than 25 national and regional shopping center councils throughout the world. For more information, visit www.icsc.org.CONTACT: Media: Ray Pohlman 866-966-3017 ray.pohlman@autozone.com Financial: Brian Campbell 901-495-7005 brian.campbell@autozone.com