Casey’s General Stores leadership and store team members rang the Nasdaq opening bell today, signaling the start of the day’s trading session. Casey’s, based in Ankeny, is the fourth-largest convenience store retailer and fifth-largest pizza chain in the United States. “I’m pleased to be here to ring the opening bell alongside our Casey’s team members,” said Darren Rebelez, president and chief executive officer of Casey’s. “Already a 50-year retail success story, Casey’s is accelerating its growth for the next 50 years. On top of a momentous 2019 where we sold more than 85 million slices of pizza and experienced our sixth consecutive quarter of growth, we’re on track to open 85 new stores by May 2020.” Casey’s said in a statement that it is committed to increasing its store footprint by 3% to 5% each year for the next three years.