Pennsylvania-based Sheetz announced the official opening of its 700th store. Located in the Columbus, Ohio region, Sheetz hosted a special grand opening ceremony that included a tractor trailer filled with local food donations, major giveaways including free Sheetz for a year and more.
“As a family, we are humbled to celebrate this remarkable milestone and are thankful to each and everyone of our employees, past and present, who have helped make this possible,” said Travis Sheetz, president and CEO of Sheetz. “Driven by a mission to constantly reinvent ourselves and put the Sheetz as we know it today, out of business, I couldn’t be more excited about the future and our path to 1,000 stores.”
Sheetz began expanding into Ohio in 2021 and opened its 21st Columbus, Ohio, location in January of 2023. The company also announced plans to expand into Michigan with a Detroit location set to open in 2025. In order to support its Midwest expansion, Sheetz is in the process of building a $145 million facility in Ohio that will house additional food preparation and distribution functions.
New-York based convenience store retailer Stewart’s Shops also announced the opening of a new location in Gouverneur, New York. This new location will be the second one in the village.
The project is part of the company’s $50 million construction investment for 2023, including an estimated eight rebuilds and nine brand new Stewart’s Shops locations planned.