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    Casey's to Buy 22 Kum and Go Stores

    One Iowa-based convenience store chain is buying 22 stores from another, including a few stores located in north-central Iowa. Ankeny-based Casey's announced they have signed an agreement to purchase the stores from the West Des Moines-based Kum & Go chain. The purchase price was not disclosed. Casey's says most of the stores are in rural locations and will fit into their business model. The company has some 15-hundred stores. Kum & Go issued a statement that the profits of the sale will be reinvested in their remaining 400 stores. Casey's says the stores involved will be switched over as soon as the sale is complete. The stores are in Armstrong, Atlantic, Britt, Brooklyn, Carroll, Cedar Falls, Elk Run Heights, Garner, Iowa Falls, Mediapolis, St. Charles, Storm Lake, Washington, Chariton and two each in Centerville, Cherokee, Estherville, and Sheldon.
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    Re: Casey's to Buy 22 Kum and Go Stores

    Caseys=Awesome



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    Re: Casey's to Buy 22 Kum and Go Stores

    Interesting on the Britt and Garner purchases.

    Casey's has another location in those communities, although that location is off of the highway while the Kum and Go is on the highway.

    Makes you wonder if they purchased those stores to close some of their competition.


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    Re: Casey's to Buy 22 Kum and Go Stores

    Quote Originally Posted by TykeClone View Post
    Interesting on the Britt and Garner purchases.

    Casey's has another location in those communities, although that location is off of the highway while the Kum and Go is on the highway.

    Makes you wonder if they purchased those stores to close some of their competition.
    Osage has 2 Casey's as well. Has for at least 5 years. The idea was that they were going to squeeze out the Kwik Star (MN based chain) in the middle of town, but turns out all 3 stores have been able to do pretty well.


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    Re: Casey's to Buy 22 Kum and Go Stores

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    Osage has 2 Casey's as well. Has for at least 5 years. The idea was that they were going to squeeze out the Kwik Star (MN based chain) in the middle of town, but turns out all 3 stores have been able to do pretty well.
    I think Osage is a bit bigger than Britt or Garner - I'm sure that both towns can support 2 convenience stores (they have for years), but I'm not sure why Casey's would want to own both.


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    Re: Casey's to Buy 22 Kum and Go Stores

    Quote Originally Posted by TykeClone View Post
    I think Osage is a bit bigger than Britt or Garner - I'm sure that both towns can support 2 convenience stores (they have for years), but I'm not sure why Casey's would want to own both.
    Osage only has about 500 more people than Garner. Granted, that can make the difference here.


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    Re: Casey's to Buy 22 Kum and Go Stores

    Some of the new Casey's stores are pretty nice.



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    Re: Casey's to Buy 22 Kum and Go Stores

    In Story City there are two kum and go's and 1 caseys. 1 Kum and Go is real nice and the other pretty ******. The caseys is alright but I still will always go to Kum and Go


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    Re: Casey's to Buy 22 Kum and Go Stores

    Dang... that means Chariton will have 3 Caseys... in a town of around 4500 people. Wow.


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    Re: Casey's to Buy 22 Kum and Go Stores

    And remember, Krause's are huge EIU fans/supporters.....put money in KnG's pockets to send it along to the Hawks. I wish casey's would do the same but for the good guys in Ames!


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    Re: Casey's to Buy 22 Kum and Go Stores

    Please buy the one on welch!!!!!!!



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    Re: Casey's to Buy 22 Kum and Go Stores

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBelieve View Post
    And remember, Krause's are huge EIU fans/supporters.....put money in KnG's pockets to send it along to the Hawks. I wish casey's would do the same but for the good guys in Ames!
    Seriously this gets brought up every time. They also donate to ISU.



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    Re: Casey's to Buy 22 Kum and Go Stores

    Quote Originally Posted by drose1 View Post
    Please bulldoze the one on welch!!!!!!!
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    Re: Casey's to Buy 22 Kum and Go Stores

    good news. caseys is quality stuff. a true general store.


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    Re: Casey's to Buy 22 Kum and Go Stores

    Caseys ruined the Short Stop at Beaver/Douglas in Des Moines. That place was always very clean and well stocked. Now it is always dirty and poorly stocked. 2 out of the 3 urinals in the mens room have been broken for over a month and the bathroom smells like ****.



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