OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. – Convenience-store, gas-station and travel-center retailers of all sizes are touting their coffees, and many are offering free or discounted coffee for National Coffee Day on September 29.
Just a few of the major chains that have announced deals include:
Framingham, Mass.-based Cumberland Farms is offering a free coffee, hot or iced, in any size via a text coupon. To receive the coupon, customers can text the word FREECOFFEE to 33733 using their smartphone. It is valid only on National Coffee Day. Also, beginning October 9 and for every Friday throughout October, the chain is holding “Free Coffee Fridays.” On those days, customers can enjoy a free cup of any Cumberland Farms coffee (no coupon required), hot or iced, any size, including its signature Farmhouse Blend or Farmhouse Bold.
Knoxville, Tenn.-based Pilot Flying J will celebrate National Coffee Day with free 16-oz. cups of coffee when customers show an online coupon available on the company’s Facebook page. To engage in the conversation on social media, follow #RoastedfortheRoad.
Altoona, Pa.-based Sheetz, which recently rolled out a new line of premium Sheetz Bros. Coffez with the tagline “quality just got a kick in the beanz,” will provide the new coffee to customers free of charge in conjunction with National Coffee Day.
Saratoga Springs, N.Y.-based Stewart’s Shops free coffee after 3 p.m. on September 29 to celebrate National Coffee Day. The deal includes any size Stewart’s hot coffee or iced coffee in any flavor, including seasonal pumpkin coffee.
Woodbury, Minn.-based SuperAmerica is offering free coffee until noon on Spetmeber 29 for National Coffee Day.
Based in Wawa, Pa., Wawa is offering free coffee of any size all day. Throughout the day, Wawa expects to give away more than 1 million free cups of coffee to customers across all of its stores. This is the first time Wawa has taken part in International Coffee Day, and in addition to free coffee at all locations, the company will be celebrating with a variety of t-shirt giveaways and in-store signage.
Meanwhile, San Antonio-based CST Brands’ Corner Stores are offering a complimentary breakfast sausage with the purchase of any size Cibolo Mountain Premium Blend Coffee on September 29 for Natioanl Coffee Day..