An emerging c-store player has made a milestone acquisition.
Little Rock, Ark.-based gas station and convenience store company SQRL said it has acquired 210 stores throughout the U.S. SQRL did not disclose the name of the seller.
The acquisition brings SQRL’s total count to more than 350 across 14 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.
“By expanding our network of fuel stations, SQRL will enhance convenience for our customers who rely on our locations for their daily commute or long-distance journeys,” said Blake Smith, founder and chairman of SQRL. “Our new stores will be seamlessly integrated into SQRL’ s existing infrastructure, ensuring a smooth transition to service our customers.”
SQRL (which stands for Service, Quality, Relationships and Loyalty) was established in 2013 with a mission to revolutionize the convenience store industry. The company is dedicated to providing safe and efficient fuel and food offerings to customers across the nation. Each location offers a wide range of high-quality fuel options and a variety of food offerings to cater to different tastes, preferences and needs within the community.
SQRL stores are deeply rooted in every community they serve, providing proprietarily sourced food and retail items, interspersed with locally sourced products to invest back into the community.