Giant Eagle in C-store Acquisition
Giant Eagle Inc. is expanding its footprint in Indiana.
The Pittsburgh based-company plans to acquire Ricker Oil Co., which operates 56 convenience stores and fuel stations in Indiana. In addition to supermarkets under its own banner, Giant Eagle operates c-stores under the GetGo banner.
Giant Eagle and Ricker Oil are both private, family-owned companies. Financial terms of the agreement weren’t disclosed.
“Ricker’s has proudly served the Indiana community for nearly 40 years, and we are so excited to have found a partner in Giant Eagle and GetGo,” stated Ricker Oil Co. president and CEO Quinn Ricker, in a report by The Herald Bulletin. “We believe strongly that the coming together of our two businesses will be a seamless and extremely positive experience for employees, customers and...
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