BECKLEY, W.Va. — Convenience-store retailer and Dunkin’ Donuts franchise group Little General Stores, led by Greg Darby, plans to develop five new Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Charleston and Beckley, W.Va.
Its next Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant is planned to open in 2016.
This team currently operates more than 60 quick-service restaurant (QSR) concepts throughout West Virginia and owns more than 80 gas-station and convenience-store operations.
Dunkin’ Donuts announced the Little General multi-unit store development agreement with six other franchise groups developing a total of 51 new QSRs in Virginia and West Virginia over the next several years.
Dunkin’ Donuts offerings include hot and iced coffee, flavored coffees, lattes, hot and iced tea, Dunkin’ Donuts K-Cup Packs, Coolatta frozen drinks, donuts, muffins, bagels, breakfast and bakery sandwiches and a DDSMART menu featuring better-for-you items.
Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin’ Donuts–part of the Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc.–has more than 11,300 restaurants in 37 countries worldwide.
Beckley, W.Va.-based Little General Store operates in West Virginia, Virginia and Ohio. Little General Stores offer the Exxon, BP, Sunoco, Marathon and Shell fuel brands. The company is also a franchisee for Subway, Godfather’s Pizza, Sam’s Hot Dogs, Burger King, Arby’s, Taco Bell, Chester’s Chicken, Steak Escape, Custard Stand Hot Dog and the 79er Restaurant.