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Love’s Raises $1.5 Million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Funds raised during five-week campaign will benefit 89 children’s hospitals. Love’s Travel Stops raised more than $1.5 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals across the country. The company set a new fundraising record during this year’s five-week campaign. More than 290 Love’s locations nationwide contributed by selling paper donation hearts in the amounts of $1,

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Love’s Travel Stop Opens in South Hill, Va.

Drivers will receive double “I Love Rewards” loyalty points at the new location. Love’s Travel Stops has opened a new travel stop in South Hill, Va., at Interstate 85, Exit 15. The store was built from the ground up to provide a new travel stop for professional drivers and motorists. The company invested approximately $7.5

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Love’s Travels To Davenport, Iowa

Love’s to open a “state-of-the-art” travel stop in Davenport, making it the third Love’s store in Iowa, says Greg Love. Loves is building a new convenience store and fast food restaurant in the Eastern Iowa Industrial Center in northwest Davenport. Love’s Travel Stops will build the new facility in the industrial park on Northwest Boulevard,

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Love’s Opening 10 Oklahoma CNG Fueling Stations

With these 10 new fueling stations, Love’s CNG infrastructure count has reached 11, giving Oklahoma more than 70 existing or planned public CNG stations. Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, an Oklahoma City, Okla.-based and family-owned operator of more than 290 travel stops and convenience stores, has scheduled grand opening events for six of 10

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Love’s To Open 10 New CNG Fueling Stations

Chesapeake Energy and Love’s team add CNG accessibility across Oklahoma. Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, an Oklahoma City, Okla.-based and family-owned operator of 280 travel stops and convenience stores, plans to add 10 publicly accessible compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations at existing locations across Oklahoma. These CNG fueling stations will be located in

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Love’s Presents Scholarships to Employees

Five employees and seven dependents get some relief on college tuition costs. By Erin Rigik, Associate Editor. Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores’ Learning With Love’s Scholarship Fund, now in its third year, has awarded $40,000 in scholarships to a number of Love’s employees and their dependents to assist with college costs for the 2011-2012

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Love’s Donates $1.1 Million to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Funds raised during five-week campaign to benefit 89 children’s hospitals. Love’s Travel Stops has raised $1.1 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals across the country during its annual five-week fundraising campaign; a record for the company. More than 270 Love’s locations nationwide contributed by selling paper donation hearts in the amounts of $1, $5, and

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Love’s Introduces Cardless Fueling

Love’s to install RFID technology nationwide, offering greater control over fuel theft and speedier transactions for customers. Love’s Travel Stops is set to install RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology at all of its locations nationwide. When combined with a RFID tag in the cab of the truck, this technology will enable fuel transactions without a

Love’s To Install 40 DEF Pumps

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores plans to install Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) dispensers at fuel islands at 40 sites during the next four months, discoverDEF.com reported. “We are installing underground storage tanks and multiple dispensers at all of our new travel stops and at many of our legacy locations. The aggressive build out of

Love’s Ranks No. 18 On 2010 Forbes List

Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores (Love’s) is celebrating its 10th consecutive year on Forbes magazine’s annual list of the nation’s largest privately held companies. The Oklahoma City, Okla.-based operator of convenience stores and travel centers, which debuted in the 2000 Forbes list at No. 446, now ranks as No. 18 among private U.S. companies

Love’s Donates $1 Million

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is donating $1 million to Children’s Miracle Network, a charity that raises funds for more than 170 children’s hospitals.    Each September, customers are encouraged to purchase paper heart icons valued at $1, $5 or $25 Customers also participate in other local fundraising events hosted by Love’s employees, such

Shopping for POS Solutions

Convenience to customers today means one-stop shopping, short lines at the counter and the ability to get in and out of a store fast. New integrated point-of-sale (POS) solutions are speeding up service and offering customers the convenience they demand thanks to faster processing times. What’s more, they’re saving operators money, labor and time. Finding

Love’s Fundraises For Children’s Hospitals

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores are asking customers to purchase a $1, $5 or $25 Miracle Balloon icon to raise funds for Children’s Miracle Network, a children’s charity that raises funds for more than 170 pediatric hospitals. The fundraiser runs from Aug. 27-Sept. 30, and customers are encouraged to participate in a variety of

Love’s Opens Five Chester’s

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is opening five new Chester’s locations at its stores. The fried chicken foodservice offering is set to appear at Love’s locations in Corning, Calif., Tacoma, Wash., Des Moines (Clive), Iowa, Oak Creek, Wis., and Gary, Ind. Following the merger of Flying J Inc. and Pilot Travel Centers LLC, the

Loves To Acquire 30 Flying J / Pilot Locations

Pilot Travel Centers and Flying J are planning to divest about 30 locations (10-15 of which are Pilot locations) to Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores, for an estimated $3 million to $5 million per location, The Trucker reported. The move is an attempt by Pilot and Flying J to alleviate concerns the Federal Trade

Love’s Adds TCH Fuel Cards

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores Inc., which operates 200 stores in 30 states, now is accepting of TCH payment products at its locations effective June 16, 2010. “Love’s is pleased to make available our travel stop locations to TCH cardholders. Our growing network of facilities will offer these fleets and professional drivers another competitive

Love’s Completes 230 Store Rollout of Retalix Software

Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores has completed a rollout of the Retalix StorePoint suite, including StorePoint POS, StorePoint Back Office and StorePoint HQC applications, with Foodservice and Commercial Fuel modules. The integrated system went live at more than 230 Love’s locations in 2009, including the rapid installation of 60 stores in 20 business days.



Tom Love Honored

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores’ Founder and CEO, Tom Love, was named one of Oklahoma’s Most Admired CEOs by The Journal Record. During an awards ceremony Feb. 18, the Journal Record honored eight CEOs from around the state as the most admired in their respective fields. Love’s category was private companies with more than

Love’s Welcomes New Employee

Oklahoma City-based Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores has named Lawrence Mantin manager of application development. In this position, Mantin will be responsible for support of back office applications, primarily .NET development for Love’s, which operates more than 200 locations in more than 30 states. Mantin joined Love’s with more than 18 years experience in

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