GPM Investments LLC has closed its deal to acquire 161 c-stores with gasoline in Indiana, Ohio, Michigan and Illinois under the Village Pantry and Next Door Store banners.
GPM plans to continue operating the stores under their respective banners.
“Customers will continue to see great deals on fuel, snacks, beverages and more, and we will also introduce our own loyalty and discount programs,” said Senior Vice President of Marketing, Bill Reilly. “Just like our Road Ranger stores, we will launch our fasCASHBACK fuel discount card at Village Pantry stores in Indiana, a program which is also offered at our Fas Mart and Shore Stop locations. This card allows customers to receive discounts on every gallon of fuel purchased, up to 20-cents off per gallon, when they open up an account with us. This is a tremendous value to offer to our new customers.”
Starting in June, the Village Pantry and Next Door Store locations will also run a GPM created “Golden Ticket” game, which gives one lucky customer a chance to win $10,000.
GPM Investments LLC is one of the largest privately-owned companies in the convenience store channel. Earlier this year, GPM began operating eight One Stop Stores, which have been rebranded as Scotchman and 42 Road Ranger convenience stores with gasoline sales and one Subway location. GPM operates under highly recognizable brand names including Fas Mart, Shore Stop, Scotchman Stores, Young’s, Li’l Cricket and BreadBox.