ALTOONA, Pa., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheetz announced today it will close the store located at 700 Potomac Avenue in Hagerstown, Maryland on September 30, 2014. Store associates from this location will be retained and relocated to one of the other eight existing stores in the Hagerstown area.
"While the decision to close a store is never easy," says CEO Joe Sheetz, "we are continually assessing the performance of our store locations and customer's needs; as a result of these reviews, we made the decision to close our store on Potomac Avenue. As we continue to focus our business on food and beverage growth, we evaluate our existing stores on their overall brand presence, physical capabilities and potential to accommodate our future business needs. This closing is consistent with our plan of utilizing our resources in our most productive locations."
Sheetz will eagerly continue to serve the Hagerstown community with its eight remaining stores in the area, the store located at 301 E. Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD, being the closest to the closed location.
Sheetz remains dedicated to providing the best experience to their customers. They pride themselves on doing so with Total Customer Focus, by providing fast, friendly service and quality products in clean and convenient locations.
The company is on track to open 28 new stores in 2014. In 2015, Sheetz expects to open an additional 30 more stores.
Established in 1952 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, Sheetz, Inc. is one of America's fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers, with more than $6.6 billion in revenue for 2013 and more than 15,500 employees. The company operates more than 482 locations throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia, Ohio and North Carolina. Sheetz provides an award-winning menu of MTO® subs, sandwiches and salads, which are ordered through unique touch-screen orderpoint terminals. Sheetz currently ranks #87 on Fortune® Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For list and on the Best Places to Work list in Ohio, North Carolina and Virginia and has been on that list in Pennsylvania for 12 consecutive years. All Sheetz convenience restaurants are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. For more information, visit www.sheetz.com.