Ankeny, Iowa — Casey’s General Stores, Inc., a leading convenience store chain in the United States, has closed the previously announced acquisition of 40 stores from Pilot Corporation. The acquisition gives Casey’s immediate scale in the Knoxville, Tenn., market and is part of the implementation of its 3-year strategic plan that was shared in January 2020 when the company set a 3-year goal of adding 345 stores to its chain.
“We are pleased to complete this transaction and expand our footprint in Tennessee and Kentucky,” says Darren Rebelez, president and chief executive officer of Casey’s. “The Haslam family and the Pilot team have been great to work with and we look forward to welcoming team members to Casey’s and bringing our hand-made pizza program to these excellent stores.”
Casey’s is a Fortune 500 company operating over 2,400 convenience stores. Founded more than 50 years ago, the company has grown to become the third-largest convenience store retailer and the fifth-largest pizza chain in the United States. Casey’s provides freshly prepared foods, quality fuel and friendly service at its locations. For more information, visit www.caseys.com.
SOURCE: Casey’s General Stores, Inc.