Wawa President Chris Gheysens to Speak at Summit16

Summit16 is the biggest event in the convenience sector, welcoming hundreds of retailers, suppliers and industry experts to the Birmingham NEC on April 19th 2016.

At this year’s event, we will welcome Chris Gheysens, President and CEO of Wawa, the globally-renowned chain of more than 700 convenience stores located across the USA. Wawa is ranked in the top 40 of Forbes annual ranking of the Largest Privately Held Companies, employs over 21,000 people, and features one of the top ten employee stock ownership programs in the country. Chris will be providing his unique insight into the convenience sector in the USA and the lessons that can be learned by UK retailers.

Wawa is known for their fresh food, award winning coffee, and industry leading convenience services, and the company has roots back to 1803, boasting 200 years of history in American business. From their first store in opening 1964, Wawa continues to grow today. Wawa states their core purpose as simplifying the lives of their shoppers, and their customer-given advertising slogan says: “We Do It Just a Little Bit Better.”

More information about the full line up of speakers for Summit16 is available here: http://www.acs.org.uk/summit-speakers/. To book your place at Summit16, click here or call us on 01252 515001.

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