A Grocery Store And A Gas Station

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VI. Competition
Wawa is a convenience store and a gas station. In terms of the convenience stores, our main competitors are 7-Eleven, Heritages, Walgreens, and Rite Aid. In terms of the Gas station, our competition is against local gas stations with lower prices, and Sunoco. To start listing our competitors in the convenience e store competition, 7-Eleven has 58, 300 stores in 17 countries. They are also known for famous for their famous 32, 44, and 64 oz Big Gulp cups. In some locations they even offer the Bucket Gulp. Some of their disadvantages is that some of their stores are closing and they are not as popular in today’s society as they were in the mid 2000’s. But Wawa however, we have been around longer and have season deals that can appeal to today’s society. Another competitor of Wawa’s convenience side is Walgreens. Walgreens is the largest drug. Retailing chain in the United States. As of May 31, 2014, the company operated 8,217 stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It was founded in Chicago, Illinois, in 1901. The Walgreens headquarters office is in the Chicago suburb of Deerfield, Illinois. They are mainly selling over-the-counter drugs and medicine but, they also sell some food and snack which make them not too much of a rival. They are mostly known for the pharmacy portion and small retail sections of food and groceries they sell there. Even though it’s not a lot, it’s enough to rival the prices at…

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