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Kwik Shop

A rich history.
A bright future.

Kwik Shop

1960

Kwik Shop was founded as an operating division of Dillon Stores.

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Kwik ShopDick Dillon, developed the Kwik Shop concept, combining the time-saving and personalized service of a small store with supermarket efficiency in management, inventory control and merchandising.


1968

In the late 1960's Kwik Shop expanded into a three state market area of Kansas, Nebraska, and Iowa.


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1972

Kwik Power Gasoline was introduced, offering self-service gasoline for complete one-stop service.


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1978

100th Kwik Shop opened store #629 in Bellevue, Nebraska.

Kwik Shop begins operating stores 24 hours per day.

Kwik Shop became one of the first convenience store chains in the nation to install fountain drink equipment in its stores.


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1980

Kwik Shop celebrates its 20th anniversary.


1982

Kwik Shop enters food service business with 15 stores offering fresh Sub 'N Stuff sandwiches.

Kwik ShopNew logo incorporated.


1983

Dillon Companies, Inc and Kwik Shop merged with Kroger Companies to become the largest food retailer in the United states.


1987

Kwik Shop introduces fresh hot dog roller grill offering.


1995

Kwik Shop celebrates its 35th anniversary.


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1997

New logo incorporated


1999

Kwik Shop begins selling prepaid phone cards.


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2000

Kwik Shop partners with Dillons to offer Dillon Plus Shopper's Card-Fuel Discounts.


2001

Baker's gasoline discounts offered to Nebraska customers.


2002

Kwik Shop starts the Kwik Shop/United Way Golf Challenge, an annual fund-raiser golf tournament with all proceeds going to the United Way.


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2004

Kroger launches New logo concept for all Kroger C-Stores.

Kwik Shop New Coffee Central introduced company wide.

Kwik ShopNew Soda Central introduced company wide.


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2005

Store 730 in Newton, Kansas is opened, the first Kwik Shop store with new Kroger image.


2007

Customer service is further improved with the implementation of scanning at all locations.


2008

Kwik Shop partners with Dillons to allow customers to electronically redeem Fuel Frenzy fuel discounts at all Wichita area Kwik Shop stores.