GPM to Install Floor Decals to Promote Social Distancing in its Ongoing Efforts to Protect Both Customers and Associates
RICHMOND, VA— GPM Investments, LLC continues to show that its first priority has always been to ensure the environment in which its associates work, and its customers shop is clean and safe. Following the announcement that plastic shields will be installed in all stores, GPM is also announcing that floor decals indicating social distance spacing will ship this week and will be installed immediately. The installation of these floor decals will further assist in promoting social distancing for shoppers inside the store.
“The installation of floor decals in our stores is just another way for us to ensure the safety of our associates and customers,” said Arie Kotler, CEO. Kotler went on to say, “Convenience stores remain an essential business during this pandemic, and we are doing everything we can to help stop the spread of COVID-19.”
This installation is not the first step that GPM has taken to ensure that safety and health are top of mind in their stores. Other actions taken recently include:
- Installation of plastic shields at each register
- Regular cleaning and disinfecting of frequently touched surfaces
- Emphasis on routine washing and sanitizing hands
- Providing disposable gloves for store employees to wear
- Practicing social distancing inside the store
- Closure of dine in areas in foodservice stores
- Suspension of refillable cups and mugs
- Allowing contact-free merchandise deliveries whenever possible
About GPM Investments, LLC
GPM Investments, LLC, together with its subsidiaries, is the largest privately-owned company in the convenience store channel of business. The company, based in Richmond, VA, operates or supplies fuel to over 1,400 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 Wisconsin. Brands include: 1-Stop, Admiral, Apple Market, Bread & Butter Shop, BreadBox, Cash’s, Crenco, E-Z Mart, fas mart, Jetz, Jiffi Stop, Jiffy Stop, Li’l Cricket, Next Door Store, Roadrunner Markets, RStore, Scotchman, shore stop, Town Star, Village Pantry, and Young’s. Its stores offer a large selection of beverages, coffee, fountain drinks, candy, salty snacks and many other products to meet the needs of the everyday customer. One feature, setting many of its convenience stores apart is a wide array of proprietary food offerings ranging from fresh chicken, fresh-made salads and sandwiches to healthy, grab-and-go meals.
Visit www.gpminvestments.com to learn more about GPM’s stores.