Breaking: Buc-ee is coming to Tennessee.
On Tuesday 15 June, the popular retail shop chain announced that it was entering into its travel centre in Crossville.
The new stop will be the first Buc-ee site in the Volunteer State, situated along the Interstate 40.
Buc-ee’s the firm says, they will occupy more than 53,400 square metres and provide guests 120 fueling places along with thousands of snacks, meals and beverages.
More about Buc-ee’s!
Buc-ee’s is a popular convenience store chain in the southern United States. The company was founded by Arch “Beaver” Aplin III and Don Wasek in 1982, when they opened their first store on Garth Road in Lake Jackson, Texas. Buc-ee’s has since expanded to 27 locations across Texas and Louisiana with several more planned for the near future.
The stores have become famous for their cleanliness, wide variety of offerings, and long lines at most times of day. Here are five things you should know about Buc-ees before your next visit!
– The company is privately owned and operated by Aplin and Wasek.
– Buc-ee’s employs over 4000 people, with the average employee tenure of seven years.
– Recent expansions are expected to bring in an additional 2000 employees to work at existing stores or new locations.
– There are 27 locations across Texas all within a 300 mile radius from each other.
And finally, what we’re sure you want to know – “How big is buc-ee’s?” Well, it takes up almost one million square feet! That means there’s plenty of room for food items (over 400), drinks (nearly 200), general merchandise (250+ different types!), and fuel pumps if you need!
Even the Mayor of City of Crossvile, James Mayberry would be present there with Cumberland County Mayor Allen Foster and other huge leaders.
The company development team of Buc-ee collaborates with the state and local authorities throughout the project. At least 175 additional, permanent full-time positions will be provided to Buc-ee’s starting from a wage over minimum wage, complete benefits, 401k and three weeks of holiday. Buc-ee is committed to ensuring that travellers everywhere have a friendly, safe and pleasant stop.
If you’re not familiar with Beaver nuggets,
What are Beaver Nuggets?
– Beaver Nuggets are a type of fudge that is from the buc-ee’s snack line.
– If you’re at buc-ee’s, they can be found in three different flavors: Chocolate Mousse, Vanilla Malt Fudge and Peanut Butter Swirl. Here are some other fun facts about this popular treat!
*It takes up to 12 hours to make just one batch of Beaver Nuggets. That means it starts with an original fudge recipe which we then pour onto trays and allow them to set for 24 hours before cutting it into squares.*We have over 300 types of candy on offer* says buc-ee.