Thomas Gilman (T.G.) Foster, Anthony’s great-great-grandfather, founded the Foster’s brand in 1895. The brand opened as a general convenient store quickly developing into a local chain spread throughout the Midwest. Over the years the Foster's brand grew to multiple locations. After many successful years of business the family had to make the hard decision to close the chain of stores. Now, with the help of Thomas and Anthony the Foster's name will live on.