LA PLATA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 11, 2018--The Wills Group announced today that SMO, Incorporated acquired the retail fuel and convenience store business of Tevis Oil, Incorporated. The acquisition was finalized on September 7, 2018 and includes all of Tevis Oil’s retail business, which consists of nine retail locations located primarily in Northern Maryland, and in Southern Pennsylvania.

SMO, Incorporated will continue operation of the retail locations under the Jiffy Mart brand. With this acquisition, The Wills Group and SMO, Incorporated will now operate 285 locations across the Mid-Atlantic region.

“Jiffy Mart joins a strong family of brands across our retail business, which includes Dash In, Splash In ECO Car Wash and SMO Motor Fuels,” said Julian B. (Blackie) Wills, III, executive vice president of The Wills Group’s Retail Marketing division. “We look forward to expanding our footprint into Carroll County and Southern Pennsylvania and having the opportunity to serve customers there.”

The Wills Group is working to complete the process of transitioning supplier and vendor agreements to SMO, Incorporated, and is also working to integrate the Jiffy Mart line of business into its retail fuels and convenience store operations.

About The Wills Group, Inc.

Headquartered in La Plata, Maryland, The Wills Group, Inc. is a family-owned company committed to being the preferred choice for employees, customers, and business partners in the markets it serves across Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Southern Pennsylvania. The Wills Group is the parent company of SMO Energy, a leading provider of propane, heating oil, and HVAC equipment in the Southern Maryland region, Dash In Food Stores, Splash In ECO Car Wash, SMO Motor Fuels, and operates Potomac Energy Holdings. For more information about The Wills Group, visit willsgroup.com.

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA MARYLAND PENNSYLVANIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: CONVENIENCE STORE ENERGY OIL/GAS RETAIL

SOURCE: The Wills Group, Inc.

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