As part of Holiday’s expansion plans The Gas Stop will become a Holiday Stationstores franchisee for 16 stores.
Holiday Stationstores has reached an agreement with I-90 Fuel Services Inc. to convert 16 of The Gas Stop convenience stores to Holiday Stationstores.
This will expand the Holiday brand in the South Dakota and Southwestern Minnesota markets.
“The Gas Stop and Holiday are teaming up to create a powerful market presence which draws on the best of both companies’ capabilities,” said Brent Blackey, Holiday’s president and chief operating officer. “Gas Stop is an excellent convenience store operator and we believe we can help Gas Stop rise to even greater levels of service, programs and quality for their customers.”
The Gas Stop is the market leader in Sioux Falls. “Our stores are successful and highly regarded in our communities and we believe the conversion to the Holiday brand will be very pleasing to our customers,” said Tom Howes, president of I-90 Fuel Services Inc., which owns The Gas Stop. “Holiday’s reputation for excellence is a big attraction for us.”
The Gas Stop stores converting to Holiday are located in Sioux Falls, Aberdeen, Brandon, Mitchell, Mobridge, Pierre and Volga, S.D.; and Luverne and Worthington, Minn. Additionally, Holiday will supply petroleum and merchandise to three other South Dakota Gas Stop stores, which will continue to operate under the Gas Stop name.
Holiday Stationstores has 492 corporate and franchise locations in 10 states throughout the upper tier of the U.S. and Alaska.