Sheetz announces new store in Morgantown, WV, Morrisville, NC, St. Clairsville, OH, and Bethel, PA

ALTOONA, Pa., 2016-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, a Fortune Top 100 Best Places to Work in America, and one of America’s fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains will add a new store in Morgantown, WV,Morrisville, NC, St. Clairsville, OH, and Bethel, PA. The new location in Morgantown, WV will be one of six in the surrounding area. On Wednesday, June 29, 2016, the new store opened its doors at 21 Asturias Avenue, Morgantown, WV.

On Thursday, June, 30, 2016 Sheetz opened two stores in Morrisville, NC at 1019 Morrisville Parkway, and in St. Clairsville, OH at 68500 Addie Way. In addition, Sheetz will open its eighth store in the county of Berks, on July, 7, 2016 in Bethel, PA at 8555 Lancaster Ave.

The new store celebrations will be an exciting time with free samples of specialty drinks, food, prizes, and giveaways. All attendees will have the opportunity to indulge in free self-serve Sheetz coffee for a limited time.

The doors will open to the public at 11 a.m., where a Sheetz family member will be there to speak and welcome the locals. Combined, the four stores will be offering 104 new full and part-time jobs through West Virginia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and Ohio.

Sheetz is deeply invested in all the communities each store serves. In return, Sheetz will be donating $2500 dollars per new store to Special Olympics of West Virginia, Ohio, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania. Sheetz has been a proud supporter of Special Olympics for over 20 years, where it aids through product, finance, and event volunteers. Sheetz is also a partner with Make-A-Wish foundation where they send over 40 families and their seriously ill children to a Walt Disney World dream vacation. The Sheetz Family Charity has also been able to help over 85,000 underprivileged kids by donating over $1.1 million dollars, since 1992, to help give the kids new clothes, toys, and necessities.

About Sheetz
Sheetz Convenience Stores strives to give customers what they want, how they want and when they want it.  They are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and offer fresh food such as Made To Order (MTO®) subs, sandwiches, burgers, premium salads, appetizers, breakfast sandwiches and more. They also feature MTGo!® ready to eat foods and Shweetz® Bakery lines of donuts and muffins, along with Sheetz Bros. Coffeez®, a full-service espresso and smoothie bar where customers can order hand-made specialty coffee drinks including lattes, cappuccinos and mochas – hot, frozen or iced. For more information, follow Sheetz on twitter (@sheetz), on facebook (www.facebook.com/sheetz) and on instagram (instagram.com/Sheetz)

Established in 1952, in Altoona, PA, Sheetz continues to be one of the fastest growing family owned and operated convenience store. Sheetz serves over $1.5 million customer’s every day, with more than $6.9 billion dollars in revenue. Sheetz was selected a Fortune Top 100 Best Places to Work in America in 2014. Sheetz has over 16,000 employees, and has opened or rebuilt 38 stores in 2015. Sheetz operates over 500 stores throughout Pennsylvania,West Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio, Maryland, and Virginia. Sheetz has donated over $16.4 million For the Kidz charity since 1992, and has donated more than $440,000 every year to Special Olympics. For more information visit www.sheetz.com, or friend us on twitter @sheetz, facebook (facebook.com/Sheetz), and Instagram (Instagram.com/Sheetz).

Contact:
Tarah Arnold
Sheetz, Inc.
814.941.5183
office

SOURCE: Sheetz, Inc.

CBL & Associates Properties to add home retailer West Elm and Pieology Pizzeria to Friendly Center in Greensboro, NC

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., 2016-Feb-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — CBL & Associates Properties (NYSE: CBL), Inc. announced plans to add home retailer West Elm at Friendly Center in Greensboro, NC, as part of a new 12,709-square-foot self-development project. West Elm will occupy approximately 9,000 square feet of the total expansion, which also includes Pieology Pizzeria and an additional soon-to-be-named retailer.

“We are excited to announce the expansion of Friendly Center and the addition of West Elm,” said Stephen Lebovitz, president and chief executive officer, CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. “West Elm will not only enhance the center by delivering a great retail name, but also demonstrates our commitment to investing in the property’s continued growth.”

West Elm’s location at Friendly Center will be the first in the CBL portfolio, joining other top Friendly Center exclusive names such as lululemon, Anthropologie and Altar’d State. The addition of West Elm underscores CBL’s commitment to bringing high-end, new-to-market retailers to centers. To support this initiative, CBL has appointed Laura Farren to the newly created position of National Director – Premier Accounts. In this role, Farren cultivates new partnerships with leading retailers to ensure that CBL’s portfolio continues to deliver the best in today’s retail to our customers.

The new development is located between Anthropologie and Whole Foods, facing West Friendly Avenue. Construction on the space is currently underway, and both West Elm and Pieology plan to open in fall 2016.

About West Elm
West Elm helps customers express their personal style at home. Headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, the brand opened its first store in 2003 in DUMBO, the neighborhood it still proudly calls home. Everything West Elm does is designed to make an impact, from its commitment to Fair Trade Certified, local and handcrafted products to its community-driven in-store events and collaborations. Mixing clean lines, natural materials and handcrafted collections from the U.S. and around the world, West Elm creates unique, affordable designs for modern living. The brand operates 87 retail stores in the United States, Australia, Canada and the UK, ships internationally to customers around the world and operates stores in Mexico, the Middle East and Philippines through unaffiliated franchisees. West Elm is part of an active community on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitterand YouTube, and is a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. portfolio of brands.

About Pieology Pizzeria
Using only the freshest ingredients along with signature sauces and crusts, award-winning Pieology Pizzeria offers hand-crafted, personally-inspired pizzas in unlimited flavor combinations that are stone oven fired in less than three minutes. The recently introduced customizable salad program is available at select locations with plans to roll out chain wide in 2016. Founded in 2011 by Carl Chang, Pieology was created from the simple idea to turn America’s most crave-able food into an affordable and interactive experience. The mission of Pieology Pizzeria is to inspire individual creativity in a positive atmosphere where guests can gather with family and friends, while enjoying their delicious pizza creations. Along with providing great food and a memorable dining experience, Pieology is committed to making a positive difference in the communities it serves, one pie at a time. Recently named the #1 Fastest Growing Chain by Technomic, Pieology is steadily expanding its U.S. footprint, with commitments throughout the country in various stages of development. For more information, visit www.pieology.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Friendly Center
Friendly Center and The Shops at Friendly Center is a complete lifestyle shopping, dining and entertainment experience featuring Anthropologie, Apple, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Chico’s, J.Crew, LOFT, Soma Intimates, White House|Black Market, and restaurants including BRAVO! Cucina Italiana and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar. The complex, which boasts over 1.3 million square feet, is anchored by Belk, Macy’s, Sears, The Grande Cinema, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Old Navy, Harris Teeter and REI. Friendly Center is located in Greensboro, the heart of North Carolina, which is enjoying a rise in upscale downtown living. The area also benefits from seven local colleges and universities with more than 55,000 college students. For more information, please visit www.FriendlyCenter.com.

About CBL & Associates Properties, Inc.
Headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, CBL is one of the largest and most active owners and developers of malls and shopping centers in the United States. CBL owns, holds interests in or manages 147 properties, including 91 regional malls/open-air centers. The properties are located in 30 states and total 84.7 million square feet including 7.0 million square feet of non-owned shopping centers managed for third parties. Additional information can be found at cblproperties.com.

CBL contact: Stacey Keating, Director of Public Relations, 423.490.8361, Stacey.Keating@CBLProperties.com