Brookshire Acquires C-Store Chain

Brookshire Brothers is expected this week to complete the acquisition of Polk Oil, a 29-store convenience chain, also based here. Terms of acquisition were not disclosed. Both companies are privately owned in Brookshire Brothers' case, the chain's 5,600 employees have an ownership stake. Brookshire Brothers, which operates 70 supermarkets in East Texas, and Polk Oil will continue

LUFKIN, Texas — Brookshire Brothers here is expected this week to complete the acquisition of Polk Oil, a 29-store convenience chain, also based here.

Terms of acquisition were not disclosed. Both companies are privately owned — in Brookshire Brothers' case, the chain's 5,600 employees have an ownership stake.

Brookshire Brothers, which operates 70 supermarkets in East Texas, and Polk Oil will continue to operate independently, the companies said. Carl Ray Polk Jr. will

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