Last December, Wawa opened its largest retailer at Sixth and Chestnut Streets, an 11,000-square-foot behemoth of consolation in a neighborhood the place its absence was felt.
Late ultimate week, to rejoice Wawa Day, the company revealed plans to satisfy the opposite end of the spectrum merely 10 blocks away.
A tiny, 3,000-square-foot Wawa is slated to open at 16th and Chestnut Streets in the autumn, CEO Chris Gheysens said on the agency’s 55th anniversary celebration.
The design for the model new retailer was impressed by mid-century fashionable varieties, with an angled exterior wall and weaving all via the within.
Enhancements and new merchandise on the retailer will embrace upscale scorching tea, chilly pressed juices and energy photos, amongst completely different objects. The retailer’s “Ready to Run” half could even be stocked with an expanded variety of objects.
Wawa has been aggressive in Center City over the last few years, together with various downtown areas as the company seems to be prefer to win additional purchasers sooner than, all through and after work hours. The new retailer ship its Center City entire 9 areas.
“This store packs a lot of convenience and new programs into a unique and inviting space that builds on our commitment of friends and neighbors serving friends and neighbors,” the company said in a press launch.