7-Eleven Buys Mr.G’s Convenience Store Chain
Prince George, B.C. – 7-Eleven has purchased local convenience store chain Mr.G’s.
The international retail giant confirmed the sale to 250News in an email this morning.
Laurie Smith, 7-Eleven Communications Manager, released the following statement:
“As of Monday, September 28, 7-Eleven will be taking ownership of five Mr. G’s sites in Prince George. 7-Eleven will operate the stores as they are for a period of time, in order to understand the local preferences and needs and to be sensitive to the local Mr. G’s legacy and customer following. Whenever possible, these preferences and needs will be incorporated into the remodel to 7-Eleven. All employees have been retained and will continue to manage and work in the stores. We look forward to serving Prince George in this expanded capacity. 7-Eleven wants to be a part of every neighbourhood we join. Our intent is to be a good neighbour and a valued community member by providing a quality and convenient service to all our customers.”
Mr.G’s has not responded to repeated interview requests from 250News on this matter.