Wawa will open first stores in Ohio and Indiana
The stores are part of the c-store’s expansion plans that involve doubling its footprint.
The privately held Wawa operates more than 950 c-stores throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Florida and Washington, D.C. In 2022, Wawa earned $14.9 billion in revenue, making it one of the top 25 largest private companies in the U.S., according to Forbes.
“We have received thousands of requests over the years to spread our wings further west,” said John Poplawski, vice president of real estate for Wawa, in a December 2022 release. “We couldn’t be more excited to announce our growth plans in these markets as we will soon serve more people in new communities with our unique brand and offer.