Stewart’s Shops acquires 6, builds 3 new stores across New York


SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (WWTI) — Stewart’s Shops is continuing to expand across New York State.

Stewart’s announced on Monday that this month it purchased the Central New York-based Blueox Neighborhood Market convenience store chain. This included six stores, each located in Fort Plain, Bridgewater, Mt. Upton, Norwich, Oxford and Hamilton.

These stores have now been transitioned into new Stewart’s Shops. Out of the six, one will be a Stewart’s Express Shop and the remaining five will be full Stewart’s Shops.

On top of the rebranding of all Blueox stores, Stewart’s will also open three newly rebuilt shops by the end of the month. According to Stewart’s. the new shops are located in Rexford, Ballston Spa and Barneveld, New York.

These stores were highlighted for having a larger footprint and their offerings of additional parking. The three also have more gas fueling stations, more parking and more outdoor seating. Inside, the stores have indoor seating, a beer cave, an expanded food bar and expanded grocery sections.

Stewart’s Shops is also working on seven remodels and seven rebuilds. These are expected to be completed by the end of 2021.

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