Press Releases

Country Fair Purchases and Redevelops Buffalo Road Store

ERIE, PA – Country Fair, Inc., Erie’s home-town convenience store chain, will open its 72nd store in Harborcreek on Buffalo Road in December of 2019. “We recognize that the Buffalo Road corridor is vital to the economic vitality of Harborcreek,” said Paul Rankin, Vice President of Retail Marketing. The chain already has 2 stores in… View Article

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Congressman Mike Kelly Serves Coffee and More, at Country Fair

ERIE, PA – Convenience stores are a microcosm of Pennsylvania businesses, as Congressman Mike Kelly learned first-hand while briefly serving behind the counter of a Country Fair store on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Many legislative issues affect the convenience industry, said Jon Taets, Director of Government Relations for the National Association of Convenience Stores. Kelly,… View Article

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Country Fair Celebrates Customer Service

ERIE, PA – Practically everyone in Erie knows someone who has worked at Country Fair. The business, which was founded in Erie in 1965, and is still headquartered here, has over 1,400 employees. To show its appreciation for their hard work, Country Fair annually hosts a two-day employee customer service recognition event. 81 to 18… View Article

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Country Fair Named One of America’s Best by Forbes

ERIE, PA – One of Erie’s home-grown businesses has been named to Americas Best Mid-Size Employers—2019, by Forbes. Country Fair, founded in Erie in 1965, and still headquartered here, was selected based on an independent survey of more than 50,000 employees in 25 different industries working for companies of at least 1,000 people. According to… View Article

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Country Fair Cleans Up at 38th and Peach

ERIE, PA – Like anyone purchasing property, Country Fair discovered some surprises when it bought its 38th and Peach Street store 30 years ago. Chevron had previously operated a store at the location and leaked a significant amount of petroleum into the ground. After Country Fair acquired the location, the Erie-based company worked with the… View Article

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