Posts Tagged: Wawa

Wawa CEO Reveals Plans for Center City Stores

Wawa CEO reveals plans for shuttered Center City stores, including launch of a tech hub

Wawa plans to open a technology hub at the site of one of its recently shuttered Center City locations, CEO Chris Gheysens said Friday. Gheysens made the announcement during a panel discussion at the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia’s 2023 Economic Outlook event. He told the Business Journal that the Delaware County convenience store chain’s space… Read more »

Wawa is PA’s Largest Private Company

Wawa Closing in Center City

Wawa increased revenue 36% last year to reclaim a spot among the 25 largest private companies in the U.S., according to Forbes. The Delaware County-based convenience store chain lands at No. 24 on Forbes’ 2022 list of America’s Largest Private Companies, maintaining its standing as the top-ranked private company in Pennsylvania. It had slipped to No…. Read more »

Wawa to Close Two Philadelphia Stores in Center City

Wawa Closing in Center City

Wawa is closing two Center City stores, citing “continued safety and security challenges and business factors.” The Delaware County-based company will shutter its stores at 12th and Market streets and 19th and Market streets over the next few weeks. The announcement comes a day after the Business Journal reported that Wawa is “seriously considering” taking Philadelphia out… Read more »

Wawa considering adding stores with gas pumps closer to Center City

Wawa is “still active in the city,” CEO Chris Gheysens said, despite some high-profile Philadelphia store closures during the pandemic that included the landmark location at Broad and Walnut streets and the outpost at 9th and South streets.  “We have closed some stores and I think it’s a reflection of, in some cases, bad site location. Others [it’s] just the business,… Read more »