Yesway purchases 35 convenience stores in Texas, US


Convenience store chain Yesway has enhanced its footprint with the acquisition of 35 Wes-T-Go and Chillerz outlets in Abilene, Texas, US.

The new locations expand the firm’s portfolio of 38 outlets, which are set to open in Iowa and Kansas. The convenience store chain aims to open more than 100 stores by the end of second quarter of this year.

Yesway chairman and chief executive officer Thomas Nicholas Trkla said: “At Yesway, we're committed to providing our customers with a terrific shopping experience.  

“We're grateful to the Wes-T-Go team for building such a loyal and consistent customer base."

“We look forward to becoming an essential member of the Abilene area community as we further expand the Yesway brand.”

During the next several years, the firm intends to acquire, improve and rebrand up to 500 convenience stores in select US regions.

Yesway Operations senior vice-president Brian Trout said: "With Yesway, customers will enjoy great customer service and redesigned stores that are true to our brand promise, they'll be efficient, inviting and friendly.

“We're grateful to the Wes-T-Go team for building such a loyal and consistent customer base, and are eager to continue to serve, get to know and be part of the community."

In March, Yesway acquired seven other convenience stores in Midwest region, as part of its ongoing expansion.

The acquisition included five Pic Quik stores in Hutchinson, Kansas; one Krueger location in Grimes. and one Pronto Market location in Kanawha.