7-Eleven Pulls Out of Columbus Market
COLUMBUS, Ohio – 7-Eleven Inc. pulled out of the central Ohio area after closing its three convenience stores in the Columbus market, according to Columbus Business First.
All three stores were located near The Ohio State University, at 1574 Kenny Road, 352 W. Lane Ave. and 1551 N. High St. The Kenny Road store also had a gas station.
Saginaw, Mich.-based Garb-Ko Inc. operated the stores, which have now been gutted and the signage removed, the news outlet reported.
Go-Karb still operates 7-Eleven stores in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana, according to its website. The company did not comment on the Columbus store closings.
The next closest 7-Eleven store is located an hour away in Mansfield, Ohio.
Dallas-based 7-Eleven operates, franchises and licenses more than 8,500 stores in North America.