Buehler’s Fresh Foods Offer Choice Rewards in all markets

WOOSTER, Ohio – April 20, 2015

Buehler’s customers at all fifteen locations now have a choice to redeem their earned loyalty points: redeem for fuel OR redeem for food.  Buehler’s is the ONLY grocery store in Ohio to give customers a choice on how they redeem their Buehler’s Rewards electronically. 

The program is made possible by a partnership with another Ohio-based company, Speedway LLC (Speedway).  Speedway has more than 2,750 Speedway-branded stores in 22 states, making it easy for customers to cash in on the rewards they earn at Buehler’s.   

Dan Shanahan, Buehler’s President and COO, states, “We want to make it very easy for our customers that choose to use their Buehler’s Rewards® for fuel discounts.  Customers welcome our partnership with Speedway because of the many convenient Speedway locations, as well as their very competitive fuel prices.”

Bob Buehler, EVP Marketing & Fresh Goods, said “Customers will use their Buehler’s Advantage Card to earn points on purchases at Buehler’s, and then use their Speedy Rewards® card at the Speedway pump to discount the price.  The system will also adjust the amount of Buehler’s Rewards points the customer has left over to redeem for fuel, or at Buehler’s to redeem for food at the checkout.” Customers will also earn Speedy Rewards® points on their purchases at the pump.

Buehler’s Rewards can now be used for food or fuel when the customer follows a simple, one time, on-line process of linking their Buehler’s Advantage Card to their Speedy Rewards® Card.  Customers may then decide to redeem their earned points for food at Buehler’s when they check-out OR to redeem for fuel discounts at any Speedway location.  All leftover or remaining points may be used later on food or fuel.

Customers that have a Buehler’s Advantage Card that do not want the additional choice of fuel need not do anything.  They will continue to earn Buehler’s Rewards to redeem for $10 off at the check-out.

Buehler’s have helpful associates to assist customers in using computers at the store to link their Buehler’s Advantage Cards and Speedy Rewards® Cards.  Speedy Rewards® Cards and Buehler’s Advantage Cards are available at Buehler’s. Customers may also sign up on Buehler’s website, Speedway’s website, or in-store kiosk at any Speedway location.  Deb Wilcox, Buehler’s Director of Communication, states, “It has never been easier to choose how you want to spend your Buehler’s Rewards; redeem for fuel or redeem for food.  We give you a choice each time you shop.”

Grocery rewards may be redeemed in $10 increments and fuel rewards may be redeemed in 10 cent increments at Speedway stores.

About Buehler’s Fresh Foods:

E&H Family Group owns and operates fifteen Buehler’s Fresh Foods Supermarkets in Wooster, Orrville, Wadsworth, Medina, Brunswick, Ashland, New Philadelphia, Dover, Jackson Township, Delaware, Coshocton, Portage Lakes, and Massillon, Ohio.

E&H Family Group also owns and operates fourteen ACE Hardware store  in Orrville, Medina, Dover, New Philadelphia, Delaware, Jackson Township, Independence, Rocky River, Westlake, Middlefield, Oberlin, Avon Lake, Garrettsville, Hilliard, and coming to Canton, Ohio. E & H Family Group is a family owned company committed to environmentally responsible behavior.  For more information visit  www.buehlers.com.      

About Speedway LLC:

Speedway LLC, headquartered in Enon, Ohio, is the nation’s fourth largest company-owned and -operated convenience store chain with approximately 1,470 stores located in nine states in the Midwest. Speedway is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC). For further information about Speedway, visit the company’s website at www.speedway.com