Casey’s General Stores, Inc. (“Casey’s” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: CASY) announces that the Company has completed its final due diligence and will break ground on their first site in Tennessee in June. This store will be located in Dyersburg, TN and will mark the 13 th state in Casey’s area of operations.
“We believe the state of Tennessee provides an excellent opportunity for Casey’s,” said Robert Myers, President and Chief Executive Officer of Casey’s General Stores, Inc. “We plan to open our store in Dyersburg in October. The community is a perfect fit for our business model, particularly our food service program that offers made-from-scratch pizza, homemade donuts, and our new made-to-order sub sandwiches.”
Headquartered in Ankeny, Iowa, Casey’s is the leading independently owned convenience store chain in the Midwest and one of the largest in the country. As of January 31, 2012 the Company owned and operated 1,686 stores in eleven states.