ampm is a convenience store chain with branches located in several U.S. states including Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, recently in Illinois, Indiana, Georgia, Ohio and Florida, and in several countries worldwide such as Japan. The ampm brand is owned by BP America, Inc. (Formerly BP West Coast, Inc.), a subsidiary of oil giant BP. In the US, the stores are usually attached to an ARCO gas station. Franchised units of ampm are also found in parts of Mexico, usually co-located with a Pemex gas station, Costa Rica and in Brazil, usually attached with an Ipiranga station. In Argentina and Chile they can be found in Repsol-YPF/ACA stations.

In Spring 2008, the United States' branches of the BP Connect brand of convenience stores rebranded to ampm.

In August 2008, BP announced its decision to sell the majority of its retail operations in Orlando, FL, to Apopka, FL based [ Medallion Convenience Stores] . The ownership change-over timeline has been scheduled for a staggered timeline throughout November 2008.

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External links

* [ ampm Corporate and U.S. retail stores website]
* [ ampm Japan retail stores website]

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