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Press Release: Arizona's 100th Location Opens


 Ribbon cutting at Arizona's 100th store opening
Group photo on opening day.
 Photo credits: Joe Birney

Tulsa, Okla., October 12, 2012
  QuikTrip Corporation announced they will open their 100th location on November 1, 2012.  The 100th store will be located at 1401 South Alvernon Way in Tucson, Arizona.

“QuikTrip opened our first Arizona division store in April of 2000,” said Gary Mootz, Division Manager for Arizona.  “Twelve years later we now have 100 great locations; we own and operate a distribution center and QuikTrip Kitchens facility; and we have nearly 2,000 employees,” said Mootz.

“In 2007 Chet Cadieux, President and CEO of QuikTrip, told employees that our next market would be Tucson,” said Troy DeVos, Director of Real Estate.  “QuikTrip would like to thank the elected officials and employees of the City of Tucson.  They truly have made QuikTrip welcome and we appreciate their professionalism,” said DeVos.

“We would be remiss in not thanking our loyal customers.  They have given us the opportunity to grow and succeed, and we remain committed to being the best gasoline marketer and convenience stores operator in the country,” said Mootz.

QuikTrip is a privately held corporation based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  QuikTrip is well known as a premiere marketer of motor fuel and convenience store merchandise.  The company currently owns and operates 635 retail outlets in 11 states.  Forbes magazine ranked QuikTrip as the 33rd largest privately held corporation and Fortune magazine listed QuikTrip as one of the best companies to work for 10 years in a row in 2012.

For more information, please contact Mike Thornbrugh at 918-615-7937.