Who is Hyde Hyde?

Hyde remains an active philanthropist and a widely honored member of the Memphis community.

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Hyde brought his unique experience as a grocery store wholesaler into what he perceived as a retail sector that had little competition. Hyde saw opportunity: he perceived that a more customer-focused operation had the potential to be more profitable. His company focused on well-trained employees and placed emphasis on customer service.

Why is Jack Hyde in the Automotive Hall of Fame?

In 2004, Hyde was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame—an achievement that the institution describes on its website as “the single greatest honor in the motor vehicle industry”—for his innovations in auto parts sales and service. He was the “first aftermarket retailer” so honored.