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ROUNDUP

FAST
FACTS

71

%

Of Gen Z consumers
like trying new
dishes and flavors at
restaurants, while 91
percent like ordering
their favorite foods or
foods familiar to them.
- Y-Pulse's Understanding
Tomorrow's Tastemakers Today

Hiring Is in the Spring Air
Sheetz, Thorntons and Wawa each launch initiatives
to add to their team-member rosters
'TIS THE SEASON for hiring in the
convenience channel.
Altoona, Pa.-based Sheetz Inc. plans to add
more than 2,500 employees across its 560plus convenience stores. Its hiring initiative
aims to increase Sheetz's total employee
count and number of full-time positions
by creating and filling jobs at stores across
Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia,
Maryland, Ohio and North Carolina. Open
interviews began April 11.
"Our employees are so important to us,"
said Stephanie Doliveira, vice president of
human resources at Sheetz. "We are deeply
committed to investing in our people,
rewarding our employees and attracting
the best talent for the job whether it's in
the distribution centers, food production
facilities, corporate office or one of our
store locations."
Wawa Inc. is also looking to bolster its
associate ranks. The Wawa, Pa.-based
convenience store operator has set a goal
of hiring up to 5,000 new associates during
the next three months, with all of Wawa's
790 stores across its six-state footprint
looking to add new talent.
"At Wawa, part of our commitment to ful-

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filling lives means adding jobs for new associates, while also providing advancement
opportunities for the more than 30,000
Wawa associates who are part of our team.
That's why we're thrilled to kick off this
year's spring hiring campaign and add a
number of new members to our growing
Wawa family," said Elizabeth Moore, manager of talent acquisition at Wawa.
While every Wawa store has job opportunities available, hosted open houses called
"Wawa Career Wednesdays" were held at
select locations every Wednesday for four
weeks, beginning March 28.

Digital ordering
has helped drive a
20-percent increase
in delivery sales
and a 10-percent
gain in delivery
foodservice visits.
- The NPD Group's Future
of Foodservice Snapshot:
Restaurant Delivery

In a similar move, Louisville, Ky.-based
Thorntons Inc. held "Thorntons Thursdays"
weekly from March 29 through April 19 as
the retailer looked to make 100 new hires.
During Thorntons Thursdays, the convenience store retailer conducted on-the-spot
interviews and made immediate offers to
fill permanent full- and part-time positions,
including guest service representatives,
store managers and general managers in
the Louisville/southern Indiana area.
Thornton is also participating in Louisville
Mayor Greg Fischer's SummerWorks youth
jobs program.

One in three
Americans believes
that products in
convenience stores
fail to deliver a good
value for their money.
- Nielsen's Total
Consumer Report


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