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Sprint Food Stores Acquires Greg’s Gas Plus Locations

Retailer will rebrand all of the stores, retain employees
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AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Sprint Food Stores Inc. has acquired 10 Greg’s Gas Plus locations, effective Jan. 28. With the acquisition, Sprint has increased its portfolio of 20 convenience stores by 50%, giving it 30 c-stores in the central Savannah River area of Augusta, Ga.

Sprint will convert all of the locations to its own brand. The company has more than 250 employees, and it plans to retain all of the Greg’s Gas Plus associates.

Greg's Gas Plus

“We are very excited to be starting the new year with such amazing growth,” said Andy Jones, president and CEO of Sprint. “These are great stores, which are that way because of the knowledgeable and friendly associates. Our team at Sprint is working to make the transition smooth and seamless not only for Greg’s associates, but also for his customers.”

Greg Kenrick, owner of Greg's Gas Plus, said, "I would like to take this opportunity to thank the community and our loyal customers for supporting Greg's Gas Plus the past 30 years. We are certain Sprint will continue our tradition of supporting the community. I am thrilled our employees will get to become a part of the Sprint family."

Founded in 1997 and with headquarters in Augusta, Sprint Food Stores is part of M.B. Jones Oil Co., Wrens, Ga.

The chain offers customers a loyalty card and smartphone app, which they can use to save money on in-store and fuel purchases. Their Super Saver card, which allows customers to get an additional 10 cents off gas every day, will be available and functioning at all locations, including the 10 new stores. The Sprint Rewards loyalty app will also be welcomed at all 30 locations, the company said.

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