CEFCO Continues Growth With Texas Store Acquisition
The company's newest acquisition follows its January purchase of the 63-store Taylor Food Mart chain from Taylor Petroleum Co., based out of Amarillo, Texas.
Fikes now operates 252 convenience stores in seven states: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas.
Fikes was No. 10 on Convenience Store News' Top 20 Growth Chains of 2011. It added 72 stores from December 2010 to December 2011 for a 57.6-percent increase.