The Wills Group Announces Acquisition of the Retail Fuel and Convenience Store Business of
Tevis Oil, Incorporated

La Plata, Md. – The Wills Group announced today that SMO, Incorporated acquired the retail fuel and convenience store business of Tevis Oil, Incorporated. The acquisition was finalized on September 7, 2018 and includes all of Tevis Oil’s retail business, which consists of nine retail locations located primarily in Northern Maryland, and in Southern Pennsylvania.

SMO, Incorporated will continue operation of the retail locations under the Jiffy Mart brand. With this acquisition, The Wills Group and SMO, Incorporated will now operate 285 locations across the Mid-Atlantic region.

“Jiffy Mart joins a strong family of brands across our retail business, which includes Dash In, Splash In ECO Car Wash and SMO Motor Fuels,” said Julian B. (Blackie) Wills, III, executive vice president of The Wills Group’s Retail Marketing division. “We look forward to expanding our footprint into Carroll County and Southern Pennsylvania and having the opportunity to serve customers there.”

The Wills Group is working to complete the process of transitioning supplier and vendor agreements to SMO, Incorporated, and is also working to integrate the Jiffy Mart line of business into its retail fuels and convenience store operations.

# # #

About The Wills Group, Inc.
Headquartered in La Plata, Maryland, The Wills Group has nearly 300 retail locations across the Mid-Atlantic region, including Dash In, Splash In ECO Car Wash, and SMO Motor Fuels. A family-owned company since 1926 with expertise in convenience retailing, fuels marketing, and commercial real estate, The Wills Group prides itself on keeping customers’, employees’, and communities’ Lives in Motion. For more information about The Wills Group, visit willsgroup.com.