The Cigarette Store Corp. (TCSC) d.b.a. Smoker Friendly has acquired the 22 Tobacco Road Outlet (TRO) stores, based in North Carolina. The stores will be rebranded as Smoker Friendly and will immediately be receiving the Smoker Friendly brand family of tobacco products at its stores.
“These stores provide a great opportunity to expand our corporate store footprint with our existing company stores in the mountain states and Florida,” says Terry Gallagher Jr., TCSC/Smoker Friendly President. “We are very excited about bringing these stores and their great team into our portfolio.”
Smoker Friendly will operate these stores with the same dedication to customer service and product selections it previously provided. The Tobacco Road Outlet team of employees will also be maintained, according to the press release from Smoker Friendly. The company is using this acquisition to expand its footprint in the North Carolina tobacco market.