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EG America to Hire 7,500 Employees

Convenience-store chain offers training and development plans for future leaders
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EG America is hiring nearly 7,500 employees over the next few months across its 10 banners, Certified Oil, Cumberland Farms, Fastrac, Kwik Shop, Loaf N’ Jug, Minit Mart, Quik Stop, Sprint Food Stores, Tom Thumb and Turkey Hill stores.

  • EG America is No. 5 on CSP’s 2024 Top 40 Update to the 2023 Top 202 ranking of U.S. c-store chains by store count. Watch for the full 2024 Top 202 ranking in the June issue of CSP magazine and in CSP Daily News.

Positions include full- and part-time guest service associates, foodservice leaders and managers as well as store support roles and drivers.

“We are thrilled to welcome motivated, friendly and hard-working individuals to join our growing teams, many of whom will stay on well past this summer and grow their careers here at EG America,” said Kieran Carr, director of talent acquisition for the company, based in Westborough, Massachusetts. “During these busy summer months, our stores across the country see a significant increase in traffic and activity, so it’s an exciting time for jobseekers in these communities to join our team.”

The organization provides all team members the opportunity to pursue a sustainable and successful career through structured, hands-on training and development plans, including a Manager in Training Academy for future leaders pursuing store manager roles who want to operate and grow successful businesses. The company also has a strong commitment to promoting from within.

EG America offers competitive pay and benefits, and its Work Today, Get Paid Tomorrow program allows team members to receive their earned wages before payday. In addition, team members have access to paid time off, comprehensive medical and dental coverage, wellness incentives, health savings account, 401k with company match, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program.

In other news, global retailer EG Group Ltd., the parent company of EG America LLC, recently reached an agreement to sell its more than 550-unit U.K. convenience-store and gas station business to co-founder Zuber Issa for $290.117 million, EG Group said in a trading update for its first-quarter 2024.

On completion of the transaction, Zuber Issa will step down as co-CEO of EG Group, with his brother, co-CEO Mohsin Issa, continuing to lead the business as sole CEO. Zuber Issa will retain his existing shareholding in the company and remain on the board as a nonexecutive director.

Founded in 2001 by the Issa family, Blackburn, United Kingdom-based EG Group is a gasoline forecourt and retail convenience operator with more than 6,200 sites across the United Kingdom and Ireland, Europe, the United States and Australia. In 2018, EG Group established itself in the United States as EG America by acquiring Kroger’s 762-site c-store network, which included the Turkey Hill, Loaf 'N Jug, Kwik Shop, Tom Thumb and Quik Stop banners. It acquired TravelCenters of America’s Minit Mart convenience-store business in 2018. The portfolio included 225 c-stores. And in 2019, among other acquisitions, EG Group acquired Cumberland Farms and its nearly 660 c-stores in the Northeast and Florida.

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