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Stripes® Announces Next Generation Stripes Store and Laredo Taco Company® Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Celebration in Corpus Christi, Texas

10:30 a.m. Friday, February 10, 2017, 601 South Padre Island Drive

  • Free lunch tacos from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • FREE Stripes Refillable Mugs to the First 200 Customers during Grand Opening Festivities
  • $1,000 Donation to both Moody High School’s Mariachi Band and Dr. M. L. Garza-Gonzalez Charter School
  • Appearance by Chase Elliott’s No. 24 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet SS show car

(Dallas, TX) Tuesday, February 7, 2017 – Stripes® Convenience Stores and Laredo Taco Company® announce the opening of its next generation store in Corpus Christi, Texas. Stripes Store will host a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony along with the United Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce beginning at 10:30 a.m., Friday, February 10, 2017 at 601 South Padre Island Dr.

The entire community is invited to the grand opening celebration to sample delicious and fresh foods from Laredo Taco Company. Laredo Taco Company will offer FREE lunch tacos from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. during the grand opening celebration (limit one per guest). The first 200 guests at the grand opening celebration will receive a FREE Stripes refillable mug with any purchase while supplies last.

The ribbon cutting will include a special appearance by the Moody High School Mariachi Band and Chase Elliott’s No. 24 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet SS show car. Stripes Stores will also present Moody High School’s Mariachi Band and Dr. M. L. Garza-Gonzalez Charter School each with a $1,000 donation check presentation as part of its grand opening celebration.  

The new Stripes Store features Laredo Taco Company restaurant, Sunoco Fuel® - the official Fuel of NASCAR® and features 23 Sunoco branded fuel dispensers which include unleaded, super unleaded and diesel with truck stop.

This location offers a dining area which seats 28 inside and an outdoor patio with seating for 20 guests, “the beer super cooler”– a designated cooler for beer/adult beverages set to cool below 32 Degrees Fahrenheit, “pour your own” – a creative space for customers to customize their cool with more than 1.2 billion possible fountain combinations, as well as almost 7,000 square feet of fast, fun and friendly customer conveniences.

About Stripes® Convenience Stores
Stripes Convenience Stores operate more than 700 convenience stores in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Louisiana. Restaurant service is available in over 450 of its stores, primarily under the proprietary Laredo Taco Company® brand. For more information about Stripes® Convenience Stores visit Stripes is owned by Sunoco LP (NYSE: SUN), a master limited partnership that operates approximately 1,300 retail fuel sites and convenience stores (including APlus, Stripes, Aloha Island Mart and Tigermarket brands) and distributes motor fuel to stores, independent dealers, commercial customers and distributors located in 30 states at approximately 6,900 sites. For more information, visit the Sunoco LP website at

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