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Convenience store chain Wawa to launch stores in Ohio

A popular east coast convenience store chain is looking to expand into the buckeye state.

Wawa announced Wednesday that the chain has sights on new “Wawalands” and plans to launch its first stores in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky.

“These markets are the perfect places for Wawa to expand based on their strong business communities, their family-like atmosphere, and the confidence that our unique offer and amazing associates will be welcomed by these communities,” Chris Gheysens, Wawa’s president and chief executive officer said in a release.

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The release did not name specific locations in the state where the stores will be located.

These launches will take place sometime after 2025, according to a release.

The convenience store chain has recently announced expansions into Alabama, North Carolina, the Florida panhandle, Tennessee and Georgia.

For more information about the chain and its locations visit here.