Thorntons Opens Its 1st Store in La Vergne, Tennessee

The 5,500 square-foot location is the 18th Thorntons in the state and features self-checkout.

May 19, 2022

Thorntons Tennessee Store

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Thorntons tomorrow will celebrate the opening of its newest Tennessee store and its first location in La Vergne, bringing the c-store chain’s total store count in the state to 18 stores.

The new pump-and-go location is a 5,500 square-foot store on 4.8 acres and features amenities including self-checkout, LED lighting, on-site kitchen, beverage variety (fresh bean-to-cup coffee and ice-cold fountain beverages with nugget ice), rear diesel island, limited overnight parking, Pro Driver rewards program and a Popeyes restaurant.

Thorntons is inviting the community to be part of opening day on May 20. When the store opens at 6 a.m., the first 100 customers will receive a free swag bag. There also will be a grand opening celebration from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Event activities include music, games and giveaways. Special guests in attendance include the mayor of La Vergne, Jason Cole.

During the ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m., Debi Boffa, president, will present Second Harvest of Middle Tennessee with a $2,500 donation. This contribution is in honor of the new store opening and is part of Thorntons’ ongoing commitment to help feed the hungry in all of the communities where it operates.