Convenience Store News - July 2018 - 18
A newly formed investment group, Riiser
Fuels LLC, acquired Wisconsin's Riiser
Energy, picking up 34 convenience stores.
In addition to the R-Store locations, Riiser
Fuels acquired transportation and fuel
operations in the deal.
Grocer Tom Thumb opened its
first convenience store, Tom
Thumb Express, on June 20. The
2,500-square-foot Dallas location
is open daily from 7 a.m. to 10
p.m., while its self-service fuel pumps are available 24 hours.
A subsidiary of GPM
Investments LLC took
ownership of 1-Stop
Food Stores from DMJ
Corp. The move added 11 Michigan c-stores
to GPM's Midwest footprint.
Wawa Inc. cut the ribbon on its
800th store on May 24. The milestone
location is at 1702 Rocky Run Parkway in Wilmington, Del.
to grow its banner in
Texas, acquiring 13
Chisum Travel Center
and Fast Stop convenience stores. The
Yesway reached its
100-store milestone in late
May with the purchase of
the second of three
11 Pick-A-Dilly convenience
stores in Missouri.
scheduled for this quarter.
Global Partners LP inked an agreement to
purchase 10 company-operated gas stations and convenience stores from Keene,
N.H.-based Cheshire Oil Co. LLC. All of the
locations are branded T-Bird Mini Marts and
market CITGO fuel.
Rutter's opened its first store outside
of Pennsylvania, and its 70th overall,
in Inwood, W. Va. The move outside
its home state is the first of many
planned over the next few years.
QuikTrip Corp. purchased 18
lots totaling roughly 98 acres
in San Antonio. The retailer will
open roughly 60 c-stores in San
Antonio and 40 in Austin, with a
smaller number along Interstate 35
between the two Texas cities.
Keith's Superstores bought 12 stores
in southern Mississippi from Burns
Oil Co. With the sale, Burns Oil will
turn its resources toward growing its
central Mississippi division, which is owned and operated by
Burns & Burns Inc.
of eight employees. In 1999,
she took the position of Fuel
Manager and shows no signs of
retiring. Thank you so much for
your dedication and hard work!
Des Moines, Iowa
Tomorrow is the first day of
summer! Stay hydrated all
season long with Yesway water.
The best part is 5 cents of
every spring and purified water
purchase, up to $25,000, goes
to Operation Homefront, an
organization that builds strong,
stable and secure military
families so they can thrive in
the communities that they've
worked so hard to protect.
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WOW, Ms. Jennie Enos is celebrating her 60th year work anniversary with Royal Farms today!
Jennie began her career with us
on June 9th, 1959. She worked
her way up to an Accounting
Supervisor supervising a team
We have another Rutter's
Reward Night for the York
Revolution! Get your two
tickets when you make
qualifying purchases of any