Thorntons Plans Steady Growth

Longo, Don
February 2008
Convenience Store News;2/4/2008, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of Thorntons Inc., the 155-unit convenience store chain, to open eight to 12 new stores in the U.S. According to the store's chief executive officer (CEO), Matt Thornton, the move is for steady growth in its existing markets in Ohio and Tennessee. The company states that its new stores will focus on offering fresh and grocery products.


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