QSRs Announce Latest Co-Brand Agreements

Chester's & Subway add new units

Published in CSP Daily News

MILFORD, Conn. -- Two quick-service restaurants announced additions to their lineup of co-branded convenience store locations. During May, the Subway restaurant chain opened 275 new locations, including 22 in c-stores. And this week, Chester's International LLC announced two franchise agreements.

The Chester's agreement is with Texas Star Investments Inc., an 18-store chain of convenience stores based in Corpus Christi, Texas. During the month of August, Texas Star will open two Chester's chicken locations new c-stores located in Kingsville and Refugio, [image-nocss] Texas. Both locations will also be co-branded with a Subway.

We are very excited about our partnership with Texas Star, said Ted Giles, CEO of Chester's International LLC, Birmingham, Ala. We are looking forward to a great relationship between Chester's and Texas Star and to providing our customers with our quality food in a convenient location.

Meanwhile, Subway, Milford, Conn., has added co-branded locations in the following stores:

All American Truck Stop, Doswell, Va. Arco, Baker, Calif. BP, Salina, Kansas BP, East Bethel, Minn. Chevron, Dixon, Calif. CITGO, Miami CITGO, Kingston, N.Y. CITGO, Medina, Ohio Conoco, Boyd, Texas CZ Express, Shepherd, Texas Esso/On the Run, Toronto, Ontario Exxon/USA Mini Markets, Carbondale, Pa. Hess, Washington, D.C. Little Rock Country Store, Snowville, Utah Mac's, La Fontaine, Ind. Mobil, Middleborough, Mass. Shelby C-Store, Conrad, Mont. Shell, Hardy, Ark. Shell, Prescott, Ariz. Texaco, Lebanon, Conn. White Oak C-Store, Salem, Ark. Phillips 66, Casselton, N.D.

The Subway chain now has more than 4,700 non-traditional units at 3,200 convenience stores, truck stops and travel centers around the world.