GPM Investments, LLC Brings New Dunkin’ Concept Store to Bristol, TN through its subsidiary, Broyles Hospitality, LLC–Marks 9th Store in their Portfolio
May 23, 2019
RICHMOND, VA—Broyles Hospitality, LLC, a subsidiary of GPM Investments, LLC, recently unveiled their Next Generation Dunkin’ store in Bristol, TN. The new Dunkin’ restaurant is located at 1291 Highway 11W and offers Bristol a first look at the Dunkin’ brand’s U.S. store of the future experience to make running on Dunkin’ faster and more convenient than ever. This new store provides a modern look with special interior design implementing lighter colored materials, an open layout and natural light to create an approachable, positive and energetic environment. Dunkin’s signature cold beverages are now served through an innovative eight tap system, as well. This store also offers drive-thru access for quick, convenient service for its on-the-go customers.
In addition to opening its doors to the community on May 17th at 5:00 a.m., Broyles held a Grand Opening celebration from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. to officially welcome the community to see this new store. The celebration included giveaways & prizes, a radio remote with WXBQ – 96.9 FM, delicious samples, Dunkin’ gift bags, photos with Dunkin’ mascots, Eastern Tennessee State University’s mascot, Bucky, and much more.
Also, Broyles and the Joy in Childhood Foundation, the charitable foundation powered by Dunkin’, hosted a check presentation to announce their $4,000 donation to benefit Bristol Medical Center’s Volunteer Pet Therapy Program. The donation will allow the Pet Therapy Program to further provide specially trained dogs to lift the spirits of patients and create a healing environment.
“Broyles Hospitality is very excited to continue to be a part of the future of the Dunkin’ brand,” said Arie Kotler, President & CEO of GPM Investments, LLC. “We are thrilled to launch the newest Next Generation store in the Tri-Cities DMA and offer our guests enhanced levels of convenience! This Next Gen store offers 24/7 drive-thru service, mobile ordering, a modern dining experience with complimentary Wi-Fi and innovative technologies. We look forward to serving the local community with fast, friendly, superior service now that we have opened the doors of this brand-new Dunkin’!”
To date, Broyles Hospitality owns and operates nine Dunkin’ locations throughout Virginia and Tennessee.
About Broyles Hospitality, LLC
Founded in 2010, Broyles Hospitality, LLC, a subsidiary of GPM Investments, LLC, is an independent Dunkin’ Franchisee that will own nine stores in Tri-Cities Tennessee & Virginia. The Bristol, TN store marks the 9th location that Broyles is set to open and they plan to open one more Dunkin’ store later this year. Their mission is to create delighted, loyal, and returning customers by providing quality products and exceptional service. In 2015, Broyles was awarded Dunkin’ Donuts National Operator of the Year.
GPM Investments, LLC, together with its subsidiaries, is the largest privately-owned company in the convenience store channel of business. With recent acquisitions, GPM has widened its reach to approximately 1,400 stores. The company, based in Richmond, VA, now operates or supplies fuel to stores in Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia and is the 6th largest convenience store chain in the country.
Founded in 1950, Dunkin’ is America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin’ is a market leader in the hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced regular/decaf/flavored coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin’ has earned a No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for 13 years running. The company has more than 12,800 restaurants in 44 countries worldwide. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin’ is part of the Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.