About

EG Group is the world’s leading independent fuel station and convenience retailer, with a diversified portfolio of sites across 8 countries in Europe and North America. By the end of 2018, the business will operate c5,000 sites, employing more than 25,000 people and generating pro-forma annualised revenues in excess of US$20 billion globally.

As part of its strategy to deliver profitable growth, EG Group partner with premium brands across its product and service offerings. On the fuel side, EG Group partner with prominent fuel brands such as Esso, BP, Shell and Texaco. In convenience retail, the business has cultivated relationships with well-known retail and grocery brands such as SPAR, Louis Delhaize and Carrefour, while EG Group’s food to go partners include brands such as Starbucks, Subway, Burger King, KFC, Greggs and Pomme de Pain.

EG Group has made a significant commitment to delivering a modern consumer retail offer which exceeds expectations and creates a true ‘one-stop’ retail destination to satisfy multiple consumer missions. The business is regularly recognized for innovation and investment; Zuber Issa and Mohsin Issa, Founders and co-CEOs of EG Group, were jointly named the 2016 NACS Insight European Convenience Industry Leader of the Year.

Further information is available at www.eurogarages.com.

Quik Stop History

Four gentlemen who worked for a small grocery store in the San Francisco bay area had a vision of opening a chain of convenience stores that could be franchised to individuals who would concentrate on business operations and have the paperwork and accounting processed in a central office. The accounting dept would process the bills and generate financial statements for a small fee. Thus Quik Stop Markets, Inc. was founded and the first office opened in Fremont, CA in 1965. Leon Sayous becomes first President.

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Quik Stop franchises its first store in Hayward, CA
Quik Stop expands to Southern California, ultimately opening 12 stores
Quik Stop now has 35 locations, and is purchased by Dillon Companies of Hutchinson, KS.
Quik Stop opens new headquarters in Fremont, CA
Quik Stop grows to 98 stores.
All Quik Stop locations become 24 hour stores.
Quik Stop grows to 122 stores.
Quik Stop begins franchising all company-operated stores
First truck stop store opens in Livingston, CA
Quik Stop opens 12 stores in Southern California
All Quik Stop locations are purchased by EG Group