Uniquely Convenient

Fleenor, D. Gail
July 2007
Convenience Store News;7/16/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p32
Trade Publication
The article reports on the establishment of a drive thru convenience store of Swiss Farms in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Swiss Farms is known for its 1,200 square feet barn design that are larger than its legacy store and are within a walking distance of a Wawa store. The retailer has a dual lane drive-thru designed to cater two customers groups including mothers who run out of basic necessities and the traditional convenience store customers who does not want to search for a parking lot.


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