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Wawa, Inc. Company Profile
It's not baby talk -- when folks say they need to go to Wawa, they need groceries. Wawa owns and runs more than 650 Wawa Food Markets in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and now Central Florida. Wawa stores are noted for their coffee and their salad and deli offerings, including hoagie sandwiches; about 400 stores sell gas (250 sell diesel). Unlike other c-store chains, Wawa boasts its own dairy, supplying Wawa stores and some 1,000 hospitals, schools, and other institutions. The company opened its first store in 1964, but its roots reach back to an iron foundry begun in 1803 by the Wood family; food operations began in 1902 as George Wood started a dairy in Wawa, Pennsylvania.
Headlines for Wawa, Inc.
2 P’sinan areas cleared of red tide
- Sat Jan 24
$1M lottery ticket sold at Bucks County Wawa
- Mon Jan 5
Dolphin dies on Cavite shore; probe launched
- Sun Jan 11
Woman charged with robbing store while toddler was in cab
- Tue Jan 20
PA Lottery Cash 5 Ticket Worth $450,000 Sold in Bucks County
- Wed Dec 31
Major Prize-Winning Millionaire Raffle Tickets Sold Across Pennsylvania
- Mon Jan 5
Floods, landslides threaten Caraga
- Thu Jan 8
20,827 evacuated as rains hammer Caraga
- Sat Jan 10
Sarah G and Kim Chiu as Disney Princesses
- Mon Jan 5
No let-up in rains in Caraga as new LPA nears
- Mon Jan 12
Contact Information
Address: 260 W. Baltimore Pike, Red Roof
Media, PA 19063
Financial Highlights
Fiscal Year End:December
Key People
Chairman: Richard D. Wood Jr.
President and CEO: Christopher (Chris) Gheysens
CFO: Jim Morey
Industry Information
Sector: Services
Industry: Discount, Variety Stores
Top Competitors
7-Eleven, Inc.
Cumberland Farms, Inc.
Sheetz, Inc.

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