# Food and gas
Is AM/PM Closing in 2022?
Though the AM/PM convenience chain pulled out of the eastern U.S. in 2012, scattered west coast closings have led to questions about the perennial chain’s longevity. The subject of this piece, ampm, will be referred to in context herein as AM/PM in uppercase with a slash as it is referred to in most online articles. Otherwise, this article is based on corporate postings and accredited media reports. Linked information within this article is attributed to the following outlets: Wikipedia.org, RentechDigital.com, ampm.com, Retail4Growth.com, Entrepreneur.com, CSNews.com, RetailWatchers.com, and Google.com.