TEXAS, April 5, 2021– The Kent Companies, the parent company of Kent Kwik convenience stores, is excited to announce that the company has acquired Connel Oil Company, dba as Mr. C’s convenience Stores, in Mineral Wells and Weatherford, TX.
The acquisition included six company-operated Chevron-branded Mr. C’s convenience stores, a book of branded and unbranded dealer supply accounts, and a bulk plant. The acquisition increased the Kent Kwik portfolio to 59 company-owned and operated stores throughout Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Tennessee. The company also supplies over 100 contract dealers throughout Texas and Louisiana. In addition, the company currently has 3 new Kent Kwiks under construction, along with a new Kent Lube Fast Oil Change Center, 2 new Huddle Houses, 1 new Rustic Café, and 2 new Kent carwashes. All are expected to open by Fall 2021.
In late 2020, the family owned and operated company purchased the Buy Fast stores in Fayetteville, TN.
About The Kent Companies
Founded in West Texas by the late Buck Kent in 1957, The Kent Companies began as Kent Oil and Kent Distributors and still remains a family-owned business under second generation ownership by Bill Kent. The Kent Companies is comprised of multiple entities including Kent Kwik, Mr. Payroll, Rustic Café, Huddle House, Baskin Robbins, Kent Car Wash, Kent Tire, and several other entities. Recently voted by Midland Reporter Telegram as the Permian Basin’s Best Employer with more than 100 employees, The Kent Companies continues to expand their businesses in Texas as well as out of state. Kent Kwik, the company’s largest entity, currently has 59 locations over four states.
Join us Monday, June 21st, for The Kent Companies 2021 Charity Golf Tournament at Green Tree Country Club in Midland, Tx. This year we will be joined by former Dallas Cowboy and 3x Super Bowl Champion, Darren Woodson. The day will consist of an 8am shotgun start and a 1pm shotgun start. Darren will speak and raffle prizes will be given out at lunch for the morning round and at an evening reception for the afternoon round.
Buckner in Midland will be the recipient of this year’s donations. Bucker provides adoption services as well as resources for single-parent families. You can learn more Bucker here.
The Kent Companies is pleased to announce the groundbreaking of their next Kent Kwik Convenience Store location. Located at 8701 NE Loop 338, Odessa, TX, this will be the 50th Kent Kwik for The Kent Companies.
This new Kent Kwik will be the 14th Odessa location. Guests know Kent Kwik for their friendly service, fresh food and convenient drive-thru. This location will feature the signature drive-thru, 28-degree beer cave, Kwik Eats Deli and Kent Car Wash.
All Kent Kwik Convenience Store locations will be offering free coffee on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, November 26th and 27th, 2020. This offer is redeemable for any size, hot or iced coffee. The holidays can be stressful and this is Kent Kwik’s way of giving thanks for the week.
Kent Kwik operates 54 stores across four states. Visit our Locations Page to find your nearest Kent Kwik. Locations with Drive-Thrus are encouraging guests to take full advantage of the added service.
Kent Kwik has launched a new Round Up for Charity campaign to make donations throughout the year to local charities. When guests check out, they will now be asked if they would like to round up their total to the next even dollar amount and donate the extra change to a local charity. These local charities include PBRC, CASA, Keep Haskell Beautiful and Big Brothers and Big Sisters. Kent Kwik and The Kent Companies as whole prides itself on their involvement in the communities they server. A core belief is serving the communities that serve us and the hope is that the Round Up for Charity program can allow for continuous giving.