Company:Susser Holdings Corporation/ Stripes & Town and Country
Location(s):Po Box 9036
Corpus Christi, TX
Size:500 or more
The Susser family’s Company roots go back to the 1930's in Corpus Christi, Texas. That is when they became involved in the motor fuels and convenience store business. Over the years, the family expanded its operations into a motor fuels distribution business, a network of company-operated convenience stores, and a maintenance and construction business known as Applied Petroleum Technologies, Ltd (APT). Corpus Christi, TX-based Susser Holdings Corporation is home to the most trusted brands across the Southern United States. We are:
Susser Petroleum Company, the leading independent motor fuels distributor in the state of Texas. Applied PetroleumTechnologies, an environmental consulting, maintenance and construction operation. Susser Holdings Corporation, one of the nation’s Top 20 convenience store chains operating under the Stripes® brand. Laredo Taco Company, a proprietary chain of restaurants located in over 135 of our convenience stores. Our restaurants offer handmade authentic Mexican food, fried chicken and other delicious items for customers on the go. Town & Country Food Stores. Town & Country Food Stores offer convenient, ‘round the clock shopping for more than a million customers every week. Our story is one of growth. Since 1938, our operation has expanded to meet the needs of approximately 350,000 customers a day. How do we meet those needs?
Stripes LLC, the retail arm of Susser Holdings Corporation, directly operates over 320 retail convenience stores in Texas and Oklahoma and over 135 Laredo Taco Company restaurants. The Company operates under the Stripes® banner. Founded in 1938 by the Susser family, Susser Holdings Corporation has experienced dynamic growth and now is one of the Top 20 convenience store chains in the United States. The Company expects to add 16-18 new Retail units to its network this year.
Susser Holdings Completes Town & Country Food Stores Acquisition!
"With the acquisition of Town & Country complete, Susser Holdings is now one of the largest convenience store operators in the Southwest, with more than 500 stores centered in some of the most rapidly growing markets in the country," said Sam L. Susser, president and chief executive officer of Susser Holdings.
Town & Country Food Stores offer convenient, ‘round the clock shopping for more than a million customers every week. And new stores and acquisitions are being added each year, bringing the Town & Country Difference to more and more folks in Texas and New Mexico. We have numerous proprietary offerings for our customers, including our Country Cookin’ outlets, Sub City sandwich operations, “The Cold Front” fountain area, “The Hot Spot” hot beverage centers and the frozen, carbonated beverage “TC Freeze.” Each of these areas and items can be found only at Town & Country Stores. And each is another Town & Country Difference. The company also has national food franchise offerings, including Subway, Taco Bell and Godfather’s Pizza in numerous locations.At Town & Country Stores, our mission is to be the bEST convenience-based retailer in the world in small to medium markets. This is accomplished by our employees’ participation on the Extra Service Team, striving to make our stores the FriendliEST, FastEST, EasiEST and CleanEST convenience stores possible for all our customers. Town & Country is an employee-owned company. Approximately 5% of our employees now participate in the Town & Country stock-ownership plan and are designated as owner-employees. Stock ownership opportunities are offered during the first quarter of each year based on audited share value. Quantity of shares that can be purchased is dependent on two primary factors: position and tenure with the company. It was a dream of F.L. “Steve” Stephens and Harold Gibbs, founders of Town & Country Stores, that employees have an opportunity to become wealthy due to company stock ownership. And that has become a dream-come-true for numerous employees of the company. Some employee stock holdings are in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, with several realizing million-dollar plus stock ownership. Directors and officers of the company who purchased Town & Country in 1999 have continued this enviable stock-purchase legacy begun by the company founders. Town & Country's mission is to continue serving its customers with quality products and services -- and, true to its beginnings in the mid-60's, saving them that most precious commodity: time. The company will continue to emphasize quality of stores above quantity of stores -- and through cautious and prudent expansion, continue to provide stable employment and enhanced career opportunities for its employees. Town & Country's slogan says it all -- and more than a million customers every week agree -- there really is a Town & Country Difference.
We offer both full and part-time career opportunities for you. We are a drug free environment and look for high-energy people who share our passion for customer service to fill positions for Sales Associates, Food Service, Assistant Manager, Store Manager and Area Manager Trainees. We offer competitive starting salaries, flexible schedules, and a fast paced fun filled work environment. We have a new employee computer based training program and we also have an Assistant Store Manager and Store Manager multi-week formalized training program that has produced hundreds of “success stories”. Some of the career opportunities that may be available in the Office from time-to-time are:
Price book Coordinator
Money Order Assistant
Fuel, Merchandise or Cash Auditor
Safety & Risk Management
Data Entry and Office Support
The company offers a wide range of employee benefits. Your eligibility for these benefits is based on length of service, scheduled hours of work and plan requirements.