LA CROSSE, Wisc.—Kwik Trip, the 750-store chain based in La Crosse, has completed its agreement to buy the Stop-N-Go convenience stores, reports WXOW.com.
A total of 36 stores in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois are included in the sale. Some stores will continue to operate under the Stop-N-Go brand, while larger locations will be rebranded Kwik Trip in Wisconsin or Kwik Star in Illinois.
“When selecting the right buyer, it was important for us that the Stop-N-Go brand be continued,” said Andrew Bowman, CEO, Stop-N-Go. “All of us at Stop-N-Go have a great deal of pride and sense of accomplishment because our efforts built a brand worthy of continuing under the new ownership of Kwik Trip.”
Because of the expansion, Kwik Trip is hiring more employees.
“We staff our stores with more coworkers than the typical convenience store and are looking for hard-working, people-centered individuals who are interested in part-time, full-time and leadership roles,” said Stephanie Cormican, recruiting manager. “We are looking for coworkers who can start training as soon as possible in order to fully staff our store[s] and operate with our typical outstanding service levels.”
Kwik Trip has 29,000 employees operates in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa.