DES MOINES, Iowa — Kum & Go LC will enter the Idaho market with a set of Boise-area stores to open in 2023, the Des Moines, Iowa-based convenience-store chain has announced. The company plans to open 20 to 25 stores in the Boise market over the next five years.
“We are targeting throughout the city and surrounding communities,” company spokesperson Emily Hecker told CSP Daily News.
- Kum & Go is No. 18 on CSP’s 2021 Top 202 ranking of U.S. c-store chains by size.
Kum & Go, which is expanding to Utah and Michigan later this year, has a widespread presence across the Midwest and West, with more than 400 c-stores in 11 states.
“Kum & Go is excited to introduce a fresh perspective to the idea of immediate consumption in Boise. We’re committed to leveraging the latest technology, products, and innovation to deliver the quality, value and service our customers deserve every day. We look forward to bringing our passion and purpose to Make Days Better to the Boise area,” CEO Tanner Krause said.
“We’re thrilled to introduce the Mountain West region to the Kum & Go brand with this move into Boise,” Niki Mason, senior vice president of store development, said. “Boise’s rich history, culture, and rapid growth align with our long-term plans for expansion and continued store enhancement. We’re excited to start serving and connecting with the Boise community.”
In 2010, Kum & Go became the only convenience store in the world certified under the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Volume Program with 109 buildings now holding LEED Certification.
Kum & Go also recently launched a new menu at select store locations that offers fresh, made-to-order food and partnered with premium coffee brand BLK & Bold.
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