Being a Pennsylvania native, I have been caught up in many intrastate rivalries in my lifetime.
Philadelphia versus Pittsburgh. I’m from closer to Philly, so Philly all the way for me.
Same with the Flyers versus the Penguins … and the Eagles versus the Steelers.
Penn State versus Pitt, which I managed to avoid by going elsewhere.
And perhaps the biggest of all … Wawa versus Sheetz.
While these two convenience store/gas station chains overlap operations in a fairly small portion of the state, the debate over which is better spans from east to west. Opinions are plentiful and intense.
I even know husbands and wives who fall on opposite sides of the argument and are very vocal about their preference.
Well, Sheetz just fired the latest shot in the rivalry with an announcement that has much bigger implications than which one has a better breakfast sandwich…
I’m having a little fun with the whole rivalry thing, but the announcement really is important.
Beginning this summer, Sheetz will allow its customers to pay for purchases with Bitcoin (CCC:BTC-USD) … be it gas at the