Our Story

Seasons Corner Market Timeline

1952
March 22, 1952

Our Humble Beginnings

Our Humble Beginnings
Mario Coletta started as a gas station attendant in the 50’s after serving his time in the United States Army.
1962
April 29, 1962

First Station

First Station
A Korean war veteran, Mario saved enough money to run his own station on the Brown University campus in 1962. Automotive service and full service gas were the main offerings at this site with the cigarette vending machine in the corner. Our offerings expanded with the addition of AAA road service.
1981
June 25, 1981

Hope Street Station

Hope Street Station
An additional site was added on Hope Street in Providence in 1981. This expanded our customer base from the East Side to the Pawtucket line.
1999
December 15, 1999

Growth

Growth
At the end of the 1990's, growth began rapidly with the addition of stations occurring by the dozen. In 1999 our joint venture was formed, resulting in the birth of Colbea Enterprises, LLC. Our services also expanded with the beginning of our wholesale division in 2007. By 2010 our total acquisitions exceeded 100 locations with a growing presence in the Massachusetts market.
2012
May 22, 2012

Starting Seasons

Starting Seasons
First we had to select a name that expressed the feeling of New England. Seasons Corner Market said it all. It spoke to our colorful falls, blustery winters, wet springs, and hot summers. We're a corner market because we carry fresh and premium local products. We're always fast, fresh, and friendly!
2017
September 13, 2017

Today

Today
Here we grow again! We now have 25 locations in MA and RI with plenty more opening this year. Find a Seasons store near youThere is always a reason to stop at Seasons!