Convenience store chain Wawa is set to enter Tennessee for the first time, opening its first store in the state in Nashville in 2025. The company says it sees the potential for up to 40 stores in the market in the future, reports Chain Store Age.
Wawa continues to open stores throughout its current market, with 54 locations set to open in 2022. The company plans to move into new, adjacent markets in the next few years that include the Florida Panhandle, South Alabama and North Carolina, reports CSA.
“We’re thrilled to continue our growth in new markets to provide quality fresh food, beverages and support to new friends and neighbors,” said John Poplawski, VP of real estate for Wawa. “We are excited to expand beyond our current operating area and look forward to serving the community come 2025 and beyond.”
Wawa operates more than 965 stores in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Florida and Washington, D.C.