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7-Eleven Announces Increase in Franchised Stores in Mid-Atlantic
Vast majority of Washington, D.C. and Baltimore-area stores are franchised, accounting for 6,000 jobs and $111 million in taxes.
Posted Sep 5, 2014

Circle K Breaks Ground on Flagship Location
New 4,500-square-foot store is in Southern California.
Posted Sep 5, 2014

Rutter’s Earns a Top Spot Among Central Pennsylvania Companies
Family-owned chain ranked number one in York County and number three in region.
Posted Sep 4, 2014

CVS Now Tobacco-Free and Rebranded
Chain now called CVS Health, as it eliminates all tobacco ahead of schedule.
Posted Sep 3, 2014

Dollar Stores in the News Bring Attention to Customer Base
Discount store customer demographics get a closer look.
Posted Sep 3, 2014

DCC Energy Agrees to Acquire France’s Esso SAF
Acquisition will bring DCC Energy’s total European retail stations to 672.
Posted Aug 29, 2014

Burger King in Talks to Buy Tim Hortons
Acquisition would create world’s third largest QSR, valued at $18 billion.
Posted Aug 25, 2014

Not So Fast: Family Dollar Rejects Takeover Bid by Dollar General
Discount chain cites antitrust concerns in rejecting Dollar General offer.
Posted Aug 22, 2014

Philippines’ FamilyMart May Begin Franchising
Company seeks ideal mix of company-owned and franchised outlets.
Posted Aug 21, 2014

Nice N Easy to Be Sold to CST Brands
Texas-based company will acquire 77 locations from central New York chain of c-stores.
Posted Aug 21, 2014

Couche-Tard Considers Minority Stake in Sinopec
Canadian c-store chain on short list to purchase stake in Chinese fuel network.
Posted Aug 20, 2014

The Fight for Family Dollar
Dollar General outbids Dollar Tree for Family Dollar with $9.7 billion offer.
Posted Aug 19, 2014

Walmart Finds Bright Spot in Smaller Formats
Same-store sales for Walmart’s Neighborhood Market stores rose 5.6% during Q2.
Posted Aug 18, 2014

Gilbarco and VeriFone Join Forces to Power Global Market
New partnership will bring seamless payment solutions and digital media to convenience and fuel retailers.
Posted Aug 13, 2014

Dollar General Considering Counter-Bid for Family Dollar
Following last week’s announcement of a Family Dollar and Dollar Tree merger, market leader considers options.
Posted Aug 6, 2014

Alimentation Couche-Tard Acquires 55 Midwest Stores
Former Super Pantry Stores in Illinois and Indiana will operate under Circle K banner.
Posted Jul 31, 2014

Former Fast Food Execs Are Leading a “Fresh Casual” Revolution
Popular chain has big expansion plans for its brand of healthy eating.
Posted Jul 31, 2014

Ruling Makes Franchisors Liable for Labor Practices of Franchisees
If upheld, Labor Board ruling would forever change the business of franchising.
Posted Jul 30, 2014

Dollar Chains to Merge
Dollar Tree will acquire Family Dollar, controlling more than 13,000 stores.
Posted Jul 28, 2014

Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Top List of Respected Brands
Hershey, Johnson & Johnson and Kellogg also make top spots.
Posted Jul 17, 2014

7-Eleven Increases Franchise Discounts for Military Veterans
Discount on franchise fees affirms company’s longtime support for veterans.
Posted Jul 17, 2014

A Tobacco CEO Who 'Vapes' Could Alter the Industry
With Reynolds acquisition of Lorillard, CEO Susan Cameron may take tobnacco in new directions.
Posted Jul 16, 2014

Reynolds American to Buy Lorillard for $25 Billion
Reynolds to sell brands, including Blu e-cigarettes, to Imperial Tobacco to ease antitrust review.
Posted Jul 15, 2014

CFOs Upbeat About Business, but Not Washington
Executives urge reform of corporate tax policy at Wall Street Journal conference.
Posted Jun 25, 2014

Starbucks Aims to Be the New Soda Fountain
Starbucks introduces made-to-order Fizzio sodas in 16 states.
Posted Jun 24, 2014

Franchise Association Wants Franchisees Treated as Small Businesses
Organization requests removal of discriminatory provision in Chicago’s minimum wage bill.
Posted Jun 18, 2014

Starbucks Partners with Arizona State for Free Education Program
All Starbucks employees who work 20-plus hours will be eligible for a free online education at Arizona State University.
Posted Jun 17, 2014

Mystery Shoppers Reveal Dollar Store Secrets
Consumer Reports reveals where the deals are — and aren’t — at the discount stores.
Posted Jun 17, 2014

Top Six Business Start-Up Ideas of Summer
Car washes top the list, along with ice cream trucks and landscapers.
Posted Jun 13, 2014

Job Openings Return to Pre-Recession Levels
Latest report from the U.S. Department of Labor shows job openings at 4.5 million, a seven-year high.
Posted Jun 12, 2014

Nestlé Invests Resources in Science, Not Snacks
Scientific skew curbs company’s appetite for weak food brands.
Posted Jun 10, 2014

Rutter’s Hits High Marks in York’s Annual Reader’s Poll
Pennsylvania convenience store chain wins in all five nominated categories.
Posted May 29, 2014

Supply Chains and the Bottom Line
Ingredient traceability has an immediate effect on consumer decision-making.
Posted May 28, 2014

America's Household Brands Losing Ground
Most consumers stick to store brands, but loyalty remains for name-brand beer, soft drinks and coffee.
Posted May 6, 2014

Target Turns to Chip and PIN
Effort to enhance customer data security will switch all REDcards to less vulnerable technology.
Posted May 1, 2014

Gulf Oil Celebrates 100 Years of Service
The company’s 2014 brand meeting and trade show will benefit breast cancer research and awareness.
Posted Apr 22, 2014

Walmart Offers Money Transfer Service
The Walmart-2-Walmart Money Transfer Service reduces fees by up to 50%.
Posted Apr 21, 2014

Why Wawa Wows
Wawa customers cite cleanliness, great food and great coffee as compelling reasons to visit the convenience stores.
Posted Apr 17, 2014

Wawa Celebrates 50th Anniversary
Philadelphia Mayor Nutter proclaims April 16 as “Wawa Day.”
Posted Apr 16, 2014

Mars Chocolate Opens New Facility to Produce M&M’s and Snickers
The new $270 million facility, which will bring 200 new jobs to Topeka, is one of the largest investments in the company’s history.
Posted Mar 28, 2014

Piggly Wiggly Squeezes Back Into Chicago
The Windy City is welcoming back an old supermarket friend that left in the 1990s.
Posted Mar 18, 2014

Mondelez International Announces Global Commitments to Well Being
Mondelez unveils comprehensive measures that focus on well being, including enhanced nutrition in its products.
Posted Mar 13, 2014

Snacks Driving Growth for PepsiCo
PepsiCo CEO says snacks will soon account for two-thirds of the company’s overall revenue.
Posted Feb 18, 2014

BP Outlines Plan to be Top Fuels Brand East of Rockies
The announcement was made during the BP Amoco Marketers Association (BPAMA) Convention this week.
Posted Feb 6, 2014

Krispy Kreme to Expand in Southern California
Franchisee Great Circle Family Foods plans to add 20 new doughnut shops in SoCal over the next seven years.
Posted Jan 23, 2014

Stripes Convenience Stores Raise More Than $530,000 During First Ever In-Store College Scholarship Campaign
The company will award 533 scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year to students in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma.
Posted Jan 20, 2014

Sheetz, QuikTrip Named Top 100 Best Companies to Work For
Fortune Magazine’s annual list debuts Sheetz at #87, while QT continues its 10-plus years on the list by coming in at #48.
Posted Jan 20, 2014

QuickChek Recognized as a Top Company to Work for in New York State
The c-store chain receives recognition for the second consecutive year.
Posted Jan 16, 2014

Coca-Cola Splits North American Business
The company is dividing its North American business into two units, returning to a franchise model instead of owning bottlers.
Posted Dec 16, 2013

Budweiser Salutes Military Families
The brewer is donating $1.5 million to the Folds of Honor Foundation.
Posted Dec 5, 2013

The Story of Sheetz
"Made to Order: The Sheetz Story" tells the story of how the Sheetz family continues to grow its convenience store empire.
Posted Nov 25, 2013

Walmart Seeking Donations for its Employees
Charitable measure is criticized by those who maintain the retailer should pay its workers higher wages.
Posted Nov 20, 2013

Kangaroo Express Salute Our Troops Campaign Raises $172,000
Money raised will benefit the Enlisted Association of National Guard of Tennessee Auxiliary Soldier Airman Relief Fund.
Posted Nov 14, 2013

Fuel Relief Fund Extends Aid to Philippines
Non-profit organization is also seeking monetary donations to assist in its response to those affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan.
Posted Nov 12, 2013

Hershey Donates $100,000 to Wounded Warrior Project
Funds will help support the needs of this generation’s injured service members.
Posted Nov 7, 2013

With Breakfast Sales Down, Kellogg Trims Global Staff
Traditional breakfast items sales are facing competition from Greek yogurt and even oatmeal bars.
Posted Nov 5, 2013

S&D Coffee & Tea Joins Tea-2030 to Address Tea Sustainability
The initiative is building a shared understanding across the tea industry of critical challenges that must be addressed.
Posted Oct 28, 2013

KSS Fuels to Change Name to Kalibrate Technologies
The new name reflects the company’s broad scope of intelligence solutions for clients.
Posted Oct 28, 2013

Dunkin’ Donuts Making the Grade with Universities
The donut chain is expanding rapidly to college campuses.
Posted Oct 24, 2013

NOCO Express Stores Raise $12,000 for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Customers and store employees purchase thousands of $1 paper balloons in September to benefit a local chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Posted Oct 22, 2013

Gulf Oil Lends Support to Breast Cancer Research and Awareness
The company is sponsoring numerous regional fundraising walks for the American Cancer Society’s “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” campaign.
Posted Oct 21, 2013

Subway Salutes Veterans
Subway will honor Wounded Warriors this Veterans Day, in partnership with the Wounded Warrior Project.
Posted Oct 17, 2013

Kangaroo Express Gallons for Good Program Contributes $25K to ‘Salute Our Troops’ Campaign
BP, Marathon and Valero donated one penny for every gallon purchased with fuel rewards card at participating Kangaroo Express stores.
Posted Oct 14, 2013

Starbucks Encourages Patrons to Pay It Forward
The “come together” campaign is an effort to show lawmakers how to connect with one another.
Posted Oct 10, 2013

RaceTrac Partners With Fifth Third Bank
Fifth Third will provide ATMs for all of RaceTrac’s 225 stores in Georgia and Florida.
Posted Oct 10, 2013

Walgreens Launches Financial Service Products
The drug store chain will provide financial services to those without traditional bank accounts.
Posted Oct 8, 2013

NOCO Express Opens State-of-the-Art Convenience Store
The new store includes Tim Hortons, Subway and on-the-go amenities.
Posted Oct 7, 2013

Fresh & Easy Files for Bankruptcy
Los Angeles-based Yucapia is purchasing the majority of Fresh & Easy’s stores.
Posted Oct 3, 2013

Walgreens Turning Better Health into Profits
Balance Rewards includes roughly 85 million enrollees, a loyalty program that’s paying off for the drugstore chain.
Posted Oct 3, 2013

Walmart Plans to Double Beer Sales in Three Years
Having already tripled its total alcohol sales in the past decade, Walmart sees room for far more growth.
Posted Oct 3, 2013

Cumberland Farms Continues ‘Doing Good’ With Believe and Achieve Scholarships
Since 2006, Cumberland Farms has awarded scholarships to hundreds of college-bound high school students.
Posted Oct 2, 2013

Tedeschi Food Shops Partnering With Dashboard Advantage
Labor budgeting tool will help Tedeschi automate and streamline staffing needs for each of its locations.
Posted Oct 1, 2013

QuickChek Continues Growth
The New Jersey-based convenience store chain continues to add to its store count and boosts employment in the communities it serves.
Posted Oct 1, 2013

We Card Wins ‘Best in Training Award’
The Bronze Stevie Award from the American Business Awards recognizes We Card’s eLearning training program.
Posted Sep 30, 2013

Stripes Raising Millions for March of Dimes
Since 2008, the convenience store chain has raised $2.6 million for the March of Dimes.
Posted Sep 26, 2013

General Mills Launches Ambitious Sustainability Goals
The company is committing to sustainably source 10 priority ingredients by 2020.
Posted Sep 26, 2013

E-Z Mart, OMEGA and Everyday Shops and Cafe Raise Nearly $400K for Local Charities
Convenience stores in Texas, West Virginia and Virginia focus on community social responsibility, raising money for local charities.
Posted Sep 20, 2013

NCASEF Commits $750,000 to Hire Heroes USA
The coalition of 7-Eleven franchisees joined with 7-Eleven Inc. and 15 vendor partners to help the veterans’ charity.
Posted Sep 11, 2013

CEFCO Convenience Store Receives 2013 Waco Award
The award honors the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Waco, Texas, area.
Posted Sep 9, 2013

Dr Pepper Launches 2013 Tuition Giveaway
For the sixth consecutive year, Dr Pepper will award more than $1 million in tuition to students.
Posted Sep 3, 2013

Miller Oil Foundation Distributes $25,000 in July
The Foundation will also be participating in Habitat for Humanity as part of the hands-on component of grant giving.
Posted Aug 29, 2013

Stripes Convenience Stores Support Texas 4-H
Stripes Convenience Stores will once again provide fundraising support for the 4-H program during a Sept. 2-15 fundraising campaign.
Posted Aug 5, 2013

The Success of Female Leaders
Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent spoke on gender equality and the powerful role of female leaders during the Network of Executive Women's Executive Leaders Forum.
Posted Jul 26, 2013

Corner Store Aids Colorado Wildfire Victims
More than $58,000 has been raised for victims of the Colorado wildfire from customers at 155 Corner Stores in the state.
Posted Jul 26, 2013

QuickChek Adds to Hurricane Sandy Relief Funds
The convenience store chain partnered with First Lady Mary Pat Christie to raise nearly $125,000.
Posted Jul 24, 2013

Corner Store Awards Local Customer With a Year of Flights
The contest awarded 24 round-trip tickets on Southwest Airlines to one lucky customer.
Posted Jul 23, 2013

AFPD Presents More Than 30 Students With Scholarships
Qualifying students have each been awarded $1,500 in college scholarships.
Posted Jul 22, 2013

Liquor Reform in Pennsylvania Still Brewing
Free My Beer campaign urges consumers to push for historic change in beer laws.
Posted Jul 10, 2013

Circle K Raises $1.2 Million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
A three-week campaign at Midwest and Great Lakes Circle K convenience stores will benefit 28 children’s hospitals across 14 states.
Posted Jul 10, 2013

Western Refining Raises $351,000 for MDA
The program ran from late April through May 28 and surpassed last year's fundraising efforts of $249,000.
Posted Jul 10, 2013

Pester Marketing Supports Firefighters of the West Fork Complex Fire
Pester Marketing Co. donated more than 31,000 bottles of water to firefighters battling the West Fork Complex fires in Colorado.
Posted Jul 9, 2013

Budweiser Clydesdales Help Deliver Folds of Honor Scholarships
Folds of Honor presents Maryland children with two scholarship checks.
Posted Jul 5, 2013

Jiffy Mart Raises $10,000 for St. Jude
Since 2008, Jiffy Mart has raised more than $35,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Posted Jul 2, 2013

Royal Buying Group Selected as a "Fast Fifty"
The company ranked 19th on Crain Chicago Business’s “Fast Fifty” list of top area businesses.
Posted Jul 1, 2013

Pride Stores Named Best Convenience Store
Reader Raves voters rated the Massachusetts retailer the top local c-store.
Posted Jun 17, 2013

Rutter’s Celebrates National Dairy Month
The dairy company has been selling fresh milk since 1921.
Posted Jun 14, 2013

E-Cigarettes Attracting Investors
Former Facebook president and Napster co-founder Sean Parker is heading a group that has invested $75 million in electronic-cigarette firm NJOY Inc.​
Posted Jun 11, 2013

Charity Checkout Champions
When it comes to charitable donations, convenience stores rank high among retailers that participate in point-of-sale campaigns.
Posted Jun 3, 2013

Stripes Raises $953,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
The successful April fundraising campaign took place at all Stripes stores in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma.
Posted Jun 3, 2013

GATE Named a Best Place to Work in Jacksonville
“The caring culture we share here can be felt throughout every facet of our business,” says GATE President John Peyton.
Posted Jun 3, 2013

Phillips 66 Emphasizes Branded Marketing
The company has developed a new plan to promote its brands Phillips 66, 76 and Conoco.
Posted May 29, 2013

CEFCO Opens New Travel Center Location
The newest unit has the chain’s first Huddle House within the travel center.
Posted May 29, 2013

Anheuser-Busch Donates 51,000 Cans of Water to Oklahoma
The company has also donated $25,000 to the Red Cross to assist with the tornado relief efforts.
Posted May 23, 2013

Coca-Cola Commits to Helping Fight Obesity
The Coca-Cola Company announced four global commitments designed to contribute to more active communities.
Posted May 9, 2013

MAPCO Express Experiences Data Security Breach
The retailer took immediate steps to investigate the incident and further strengthened the security of its payment card processing systems to block future information security attacks.
Posted May 7, 2013

Energy Drink Company Sues San Francisco Attorney
Monster is claiming that City Attorney Dennis Herrera is unfairly targeting the company by asking it to prove that its products are “safe.”
Posted May 6, 2013

Budweiser Campaign Benefits Military Families
Budweiser has raised more than $5 million for the Folds of Honor Foundation and provided more than 1,000 educational scholarships to the families of soldiers killed or disabled in service.
Posted May 6, 2013

Rutter’s Children’s Charities Tees Up 11th Annual Golf Outing
The event benefits the Make-a-Wish Foundation and Chambersburg Hospital.
Posted Apr 30, 2013

Twinkie Savior Shuns Unions
The new company won’t have union representation when it reopens four bakeries in the next eight to 10 weeks.
Posted Apr 29, 2013

Wawa Raises $77,000 for New Jersey Food Bank
The donation will provide more than a quarter of a million meals for children, families and seniors in South Jersey.
Posted Apr 29, 2013

Wheels Fall Off Fisker
The collapse of the startup auto company comes as falling gasoline prices have lessened demand for electric cars.
Posted Apr 25, 2013

Jiffy Mart Helps Sponsor Carroll County Food Sunday
A charity event featured autograph signings from three Baltimore Ravens football players.
Posted Apr 25, 2013

St. Romain Oil Company Raises $15,395 for Charity
The company also gave 4,800 jars of peanut butter to the Food Bank of Central Louisiana.
Posted Apr 17, 2013

The Hershey Company Ranks Among ‘100 Best Corporate Citizens’
Corporate Responsibility Magazine honored the company for its leadership and commitment to environmental, economic and social values and practices.
Posted Apr 15, 2013

Anheuser-Busch Foundation, Distributors Donate $179,000 to Red Cross
More than 24 A-B distributors and the Anheuser-Busch Foundation donated a collective $179,000 to support Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.
Posted Mar 21, 2013

Spinx Opens New Store in Charleston
The new store features an automatic car wash, deli and Spinx SuperMax performance fuel.
Posted Mar 14, 2013

A-B Answers Critics, Touts Disaster Relief Efforts
Anheuser-Busch uses full-page newspaper ads to offer a sharp response to recent allegations that it dilutes its beer with water.
Posted Mar 5, 2013

Monster Responds to Lawsuit Allegations
No medical evidence was found to confirm "caffeine toxicity" as the cause of death of a Maryland girl.
Posted Mar 5, 2013

OPIS Acquires GasBuddy
The companies say that their combined resources will enable consumers to have the best retail fuel prices, tools and information to save money at the pump.
Posted Mar 4, 2013

7-Eleven Closes in on 50,000 Stores
On the heels of a successful 2012, the convenience store chain is nearing a worldwide store count of 50,000.
Posted Feb 28, 2013

Atlas Oil Cranks Up Crude Operations
The company has opened its fourth transloading site in Monahans, Texas.
Posted Feb 27, 2013

Alon Brands Announces Car Giveaway
The Clean 13 initiative provides loyal customers, deserving community organizations and dedicated store managers the chance to win one of 13 cars this year.
Posted Feb 20, 2013

QuickChek Returns as Balloon Festival Title Sponsor
The festival has raised more than $2.1 million for local charities and nonprofit organizations.
Posted Feb 20, 2013

BP Introduces New Loyalty Program
The new loyalty program, BP Driver Rewards, rewards customers with cents-per-gallon fuel savings for filling up at BP-branded locations.
Posted Feb 18, 2013

Kangaroo Express Raises Nearly $130,000 for Junior Achievement
Funds raised during "Kash for Kids" are supporting an organization that helps empower young people to own their economic success.
Posted Feb 13, 2013

Atlas Oil Launches New Crude Business Unit
The new business unit, Atlas Oil Transloading & Logistics, confirms the company's intent to become a major player in the crude oil hauling and transportation business.
Posted Feb 11, 2013

Kangaroo Express Joins Military Spouse Employment Partnership
The program creates employment connections that provide companies with direct access to military spouses seeking career opportunities.
Posted Feb 8, 2013

Hess Puts Terminals on Auction Block
The move comes amid other decisions by oil companies to separate the refining of oil and gas from the exploring/extracting of fuel.
Posted Feb 6, 2013

IHOP Offers Free Flapjacks Today
The restaurant hopes to raise $3 million for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and other charities.
Posted Feb 5, 2013

Speedway Exceeds $53 Million for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
The retailer contributed $6.4 million to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals in 2012; total fundraising is more than $53 million since 1991.
Posted Feb 1, 2013

QuickChek Named 'Best Company to Work For'
The New Jersey-based convenience store chain has 11 New York locations with more on the way.
Posted Jan 24, 2013

Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Launches 'Field to Table' Program
The program is designed to help local farmers focus on sustainability while providing food for those in need.
Posted Jan 21, 2013

Cenex 'Tanks of Thanks' Offers Free Fuel
The program will continue to recognize and reward people who are making a difference throughout 2013.
Posted Jan 18, 2013

Atlas Oil to Aid Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts
The company is sending fuel and trucks to assist with hurricane relief efforts in the New Jersey area.
Posted Oct 31, 2012

Propel Fuels Ranks Among Fastest Growing Private Companies
The renewable fuels retailer ranked 8th in its region with a 400% growth rate.
Posted Oct 15, 2012

Casey's Famous People Contest Celebrates Winner
The convenience retail chain recognized Ray Sorensen with a hometown pizza party and a grand prize check for $5,000.
Posted Oct 15, 2012

WV OMEGA Raises $168,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation
The organization and its retail members have helped raise more than $259,000 this year for groups that help children in West Virginia.
Posted Oct 12, 2012

FJ Management Acquires Majority Interest in Maverik
The deal will bring back together the descendants of the Call family, founders of Flying J Inc.
Posted Oct 5, 2012

Gulf Oil Offers Electricity Services in Mass.
Gulf Electricity has extended its competitive pricing and superior customer service to residential and commercial customers across Massachusetts.
Posted Oct 5, 2012

Kum & Go to Benefit Toys for Tots
The convenience retailer commits to a minimum $100,000 donation for Toys for Toys, with its "Drink good. Do good." campaign continuing through December 7.
Posted Oct 4, 2012

Kroger Turns Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness
The retailer's Giving Hope a Hand campaign, in partnership with General Mills and Yoplait, supports local breast cancer awareness initiatives.
Posted Oct 4, 2012

Cumberland Farms Accepting Applications for Believe And Achieve Scholarships
The convenience store chain has awarded nearly $800,000 through the scholarship program in the past seven years, helping hundreds of college-bound students.
Posted Oct 2, 2012

'Pizza Theater' Coming to Domino's
Domino's Pizza opened its 9,999th store in Carlsbad, California, which features a new restaurant concept.
Posted Sep 28, 2012

ExxonMobil Provides Hurricane Isaac Disaster Relief
The American Red Cross and United Way in Louisiana and Mobile, Alabama, will both receive $500,000 in funding.
Posted Sep 24, 2012

Kangaroo Express "Salute Our Troops" Campaign Raises More Than $3 Million
Donations from Kangaroo Express store guests will benefit the USO, Wounded Warrior Project and other military support organizations.
Posted Sep 18, 2012

Sheetz Fuel and Food Carrier Receives Prestigious Safety Award
CLI Transport received the American Trucking Association President's Trophy for attaining high safety standards for the third consecutive year.
Posted Sep 17, 2012

Coca-Cola Plans Aggressive Global Expansion
Coke plans to spend more than $30 billion over the next five years to grow its brand globally.
Posted Sep 11, 2012

Thorntons to Provide Low-Cost/No-Cost Mammogram Screenings
Mobile unit mammogram screenings will begin September 24 throughout select Louisville-area Thorntons locations.
Posted Sep 10, 2012

Anheuser-Busch Ships Water for Isaac Relief Efforts
The brewer sent more than 103,000 cans of water to areas impacted by the storm.
Posted Sep 5, 2012

Lykins Oil Company Offers Licensed Electricity Brokerage
The Lykins Energy division will handle electricity services.
Posted Sep 5, 2012

BP Donates $1 Million to Hurricane Isaac Disaster Relief
The company is also providing assistance to its employees and their families in areas affected by the storm.
Posted Aug 31, 2012

Papa John's Announces 2013 Franchisee Incentives
The program offers a waiver on the franchise fee, 0% royalty for 18 months and $50,000 in restaurant equipment.
Posted Aug 30, 2012

Par Mar Stores Launches 'Like' Campaign
The convenience store chain will donate $1 to OMEGA's Make-a-Wish Campaign for every Facebook "Like" it receives.
Posted Aug 28, 2012

Family Dollar Faces Protests in Southwest Atlanta
Hundreds of protesters turn out to oppose plans by the dollar-store chain to build a new store in an area where residents say its presence has lowered property values.
Posted Aug 28, 2012

Coffee Winner Blends Bacon With Pumpkin Spice
The winner of Seattle's Best Coffee's "Red Up Showdown" beat out the competition for her creative blend of caramelized bacon and pumpkin pie spice.
Posted Aug 28, 2012

Walgreens Finally Gets Behind a Loyalty Card
It's hard to believe that the drug store chain has come this far without a loyalty card, but that will change in September.
Posted Aug 27, 2012

BP Update on Northwest Indiana Fuel Issue
A 50,000-barrel batch of regular grade gasoline blended at BP's Whiting terminal between August 13 and 17 contained a higher than normal level of polymeric residue that can cause hard starting and other drivability issues.
Posted Aug 22, 2012

Parker's Ranks on Inc. Magazine's 500/5000 List
The convenience store chain is number 3,006 on the magazine's prestigious list of the country's Fastest Growing Companies.
Posted Aug 22, 2012

Cumberland Farms Helps Out Local Soup Kitchen
The convenience store chain will donate to the Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter 20 cents from every Chill Zone beverage, Farmhouse Blend coffee and brewed tea purchased at a newly renovated store.
Posted Aug 20, 2012

CEFCO Opens New Texas Store
The convenience retailer's store count reaches 255, with locations now in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas.
Posted Jul 26, 2012

Bank of America to Launch Chip Credit Cards
BofA says the chip technology will increase acceptance and security of the cards for international travelers.
Posted Jul 25, 2012

Flint Loc Announces "Real Time" Security for Drop Tanks
Audible alarm triggered for sudden loss of 50 or more gallons from drop tanks.
Posted Jul 19, 2012

ARCO's ampm and Alianza de Futbol Catch Football Fever
The convenience store chain is the official retail sponsor of the Alianza de Futbol, a Hispanic soccer association in the United States.
Posted Jul 16, 2012

Open Pantry Explores Growth Opportunities
The convenience store chain is moving forward with plans to divest 19 sites to 7-Eleven but has no plans to further divest the remaining eight sites.
Posted Jul 16, 2012

Mid-Atlantic Convenience Stores Announces New Circle K Branding Platform
The new retail brand strategy positions MACS as an exclusive Circle K developer in Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Washington, D.C.
Posted Jul 12, 2012

Sheetz Receives Nod as 2012 Golden Chain Award Winner
The convenience chain will accept the award at the upcoming Multi-Unit Foodservice Operators Conference.
Posted Jul 11, 2012

Campbell to Acquire Bolthouse Farms
The acquisition will enhance Campbell's presence in the packaged fresh foods category.
Posted Jul 10, 2012

TravelCenters of America Celebrates July 4 With Free Meals to Veterans and Active Duty Military
More than 15,000 free meals were served on July 4 to honor the service and sacrifice of active duty and retired military men and women.
Posted Jul 9, 2012

NOCO Express Celebrates New Store Opening
The grand opening of the store showcased an in-store remodel that will better serve the needs of NOCO customers.
Posted Jul 2, 2012

Weigel's Expands West Knoxville Presence
The new store includes Weigel's signature products and services, including scratch-made Bun-on-the-Run breakfast biscuits and more.
Posted Jun 28, 2012

Tri-State Petroleum Announces New Brand Relationship With Marathon
Marathon Petroleum Company is supplying branded fuel to all Tri-State Petroleum locations in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.
Posted Jun 25, 2012

BP Brings Interactive 'Team USA Experience' to Union Station
Local BP marketers, Carroll Independent Fuels and Petroleum Marketing Group, will present a $15,000 donation to benefit Baltimore and Washington, D.C., Paralympic sport clubs.
Posted Jun 25, 2012

Disney Turns Off "Junk Food" Advertising
By 2015, all food and beverage products advertised, promoted or sponsored on the Disney Channel and Saturday morning programming for kids on ABC-owned stations must meet its nutrition criteria.
Posted Jun 6, 2012

Family Dollar Inks Deal With Redbox
The discount retailer is bringing Redbox rental kiosks to its stores nationwide.
Posted Jun 6, 2012

Wawa Sponsors HIV/AIDS Fundraiser
Wawa is supplying a gift card that will help fuel a 200-mile fundraising walk by AIDS activist Victor Mooney.
Posted Jun 5, 2012

Everyday Shops Donates to Martha Jefferson Hospital Foundation
Through the BP Fueling Communities Program, the grant will help the Hospital Foundation with medical care for residents, regardless of their ability to pay.
Posted Jun 5, 2012

Gulf Oil Returns to Ohio
R & R Takhar Oil Company will begin converting five Ohio retail stations to the Gulf brand.
Posted Jun 1, 2012

Sheetz Golf Tournament Supports the Kidz
Money raised from this year's golf tournament will be used to buy Christmas presents for underprivileged children in six states that Sheetz operates stores.
Posted May 29, 2012

Jiffy Mart Launches "Cups That Count" Program
For each cup sold, $2 is donated directly to the featured school.
Posted May 29, 2012

NOCO Express Celebrates Grand Opening In Macedon
The converted Prime Convenience store features a walk-in beer cooler and expanded cooler and merchandising space.
Posted May 24, 2012

Altria Resolves Tax Dispute with IRS
Altria expects to pay approximately $500 million in federal and state income taxes.
Posted May 24, 2012

7-Eleven to Acquire Open Pantry Stores
The acquisition would give 7-Eleven entry in the Wisconsin market, which it left 10 years after operating about 15 stores in the state.
Posted May 17, 2012

Rutter's Raises $110,000 for Children's Charities
The retailer's 10th annual charity golf event raised a record amount for Rutter's Children's Charities, which improves the lives of local children.
Posted May 17, 2012

Gulf Oil Supports Breast Cancer Awareness in MLB Parks
Gulf adds a pink ribbon to its iconic logo and donates tickets to Red Sox home games to support breast cancer research, awareness and treatment.
Posted May 15, 2012

NOCO Energy Adds Dino-Mart to Retail Brands
NOCO opened the doors last week to the first store of its new convenience retail franchise concept.
Posted May 14, 2012

Heineken Issues Voluntary Partial Recall
Voluntary recall has been issued for certain batches of Carta Blanca and Dos Equis Ambar.
Posted Apr 12, 2012

Thorntons Announces Flex-Fuel Earth Day Promotion
Customers now have a chance to win a free flex-fuel for a year, a promotion that coincides with Earth Day.
Posted Apr 10, 2012

Stripes Convenience Stores Raising Funds for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
The four-week campaign will benefit 12 children's hospitals.
Posted Apr 9, 2012

Dollar General Opens 10,000th Store
While Dollar General celebrates its milestone, competitor Family Dollar announces plans to increase the assortment of consumables to store shelves, including cigarettes.
Posted Apr 2, 2012

NOCO Express Stores Raise More Than $12,000 For MDA
The stores sold shamrocks during March for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Posted Mar 23, 2012

Shop 'n Save and Sunoco Partner for NASCAR Trip Promotion
The Ultra Perks Sweepstakes will award one lucky winner VIP passes to the Dover 400 at Dover International Speedway.
Posted Mar 15, 2012

Starbucks Targets Nespresso's Upscale Brew-at-Home Customers
Nespresso's luxury brewing demographic is what the coffee giant craves.
Posted Mar 13, 2012

Target Expands Fresh in 100 More Stores
Target is completing remodels at 100 stores later this month, all of which will offer a full selection of fresh food in roughly 10,000 square feet of space.
Posted Mar 12, 2012

Budweiser Launches 'Track Your Bud' Campaign
Budweiser promotion allows consumers to track the sources of ingredients and craftsmanship of individual beers.
Posted Mar 1, 2012

SuperAmerica Named Top Fundraising Sponsor for Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare
In 2011 the company raised more than $724,000 for Gillette, Minnesota's Children's Miracle Network Hospital.
Posted Feb 22, 2012

Rotten Robbie Partners With OpenStore
OpenStore by GasBuddy will support the California convenience retailer's mobile loyalty strategies.
Posted Feb 17, 2012

MACS Grants $10,000 to Central Virginia Food Bank
Through BP's "Fueling Communities" program, the Mid-Atlantic Convenience Stores' donation will help the food bank distribute 50,000 meals to residents in need.
Posted Feb 13, 2012

The Spinx Co. Announces 40th Anniversary Celebration Plans
The convenience store chain is planning to host customer-focused events and give away scholarships in celebration of its 40 years in business.
Posted Feb 9, 2012

Kangaroo Express, BP Donate $30,000 to Fuel Local School Districts
The donation will be split evenly among three school districts, which will funnel the money to individual schools.
Posted Feb 3, 2012

Snowden River Parkway Exxon Convenience Store Re-Opens
Revamped foodservice offers include healthy options, gourmet coffee, breakfast sandwiches and more.
Posted Feb 2, 2012

BP Unveils $500 Million Marketing Plan to Revitalize U.S. Retail Brand
Major initiatives were rolled out at BP's annual marketers convention, including an aggressive campaign to market the benefits of Invigorate.
Posted Feb 2, 2012

Gulf Oil Launches Gulf Electricity
As an alternative electricity provider, Gulf will deliver competitive pricing and convenience.
Posted Jan 27, 2012

Rutter's Wins Top Mobile App
The convenience store chain's app, powered by GasBuddy, captured national attention during the National Retail Federation's annual convention.
Posted Jan 26, 2012

C-Store Date Night
ALON is offering a chance for one lucky couple to win a "date night" with all expenses paid by the c-store chain.
Posted Jan 26, 2012

Spinx Announces Beneficiaries of 2012 Spinx Charity Classic
The convenience store chain named six local charities as beneficiaries of its golf tournament.
Posted Jan 25, 2012

Rutter's 2011 Charitable Giving Tops $320,000
Rutter's CEO stresses the importance of its community involvement, especially during a sustained downturn.
Posted Jan 17, 2012

Walgreens Flagship Store Opens in Chicago's Loop
The new two-story, state-of-the-art Walgreens adds a coffee bar, manicure station and other non-traditional drugstore offerings.
Posted Jan 10, 2012

"Gold Rush" Gas Giveaway Promotes Discovery Show
The Discovery channel launched a free gas giveaway to motorists at three Shell stations to help promote the new season of "Gold Rush."
Posted Oct 31, 2011

Citing the Durbin Amendment, Coinstar Raises Price of Redbox Rentals
Effective today, the price for renting a redbox standard definition DVD is increasing to a $1.20 daily rate from $1.00.
Posted Oct 31, 2011

Parker Honored as Convenience Store 'Innovator'
The Griffin Report of Food Marketing names Greg Parker as its convenience store "Innovator of the Year" for the southeast region.
Posted Oct 27, 2011

Kangaroo Express Asks Guests to 'Give Kids the World'
Donate at any Florida Kangaroo Express location through Nov. 4.
Posted Oct 20, 2011

NOCO Energy Teams Up With Buffalo Sabres
The company's logo will appear at center ice in First Niagara Center.
Posted Oct 17, 2011

Royal Buying Group Scholarship Now Accepting Applications
The company sponsors the annual program for its members and/or their children.
Posted Oct 12, 2011

Joey Cheek Elected 2012 PEI President
Cheek is president of JMP Solutions and will take office as PEI president on Jan. 1.
Posted Oct 4, 2011

Rutter's Recent Charitable Donations Total $130,000
In addition, Rutter's has made several other significant contributions this year to various area programs, most of which focus on children.
Posted Sep 30, 2011

7-Eleven, Nielsen Expand Agreement
The new agreement will bring 7-Eleven's store count in Nielsen's convenience store service to 17,500 stores in 2012.
Posted Sep 9, 2011

Jiffy Mart Helps Raise Funds for American Breast Cancer Foundation
During the next two months the convenience store will sponsor a variety of fundraisers to benefit the foundation.
Posted Sep 7, 2011

Governor Praises The Pantry for Salute Our Troops Campaign
The retailer's Kangaroo Express stores have collected $2.2 million through customer donations.
Posted Sep 6, 2011

Valero Energy to Purchase Murphy Oil Refinery
Murphy Oil's Meraux refinery in Louisiana has a total throughput capacity of 135,000 barrels per day.
Posted Sep 6, 2011

Rutter's Gives Away Another Year of Free Gas
The Pennsylvania-based convenience store chain rewarded a sixth customer with a year's worth of free gas.
Posted Aug 30, 2011

Walmart Backs Off Wine Vending Machine Deal
In Pennsylvania, the retailer blames "mechanical concerns" over its change of plans, which comes less than three months after Wegmans ended its wine vending machine program.
Posted Aug 26, 2011

Krispy Kreme Expanding in Japan
A Japanese appetite for doughnuts is spurring the development of 73 new Krispy Kreme locations.
Posted Aug 26, 2011

Top Tobacco, Republic Tobacco Take Action to Enforce Trademark Rights
The two tobacco firms filed suit in federal court against several companies, alleging trademark infringement, unfair competition and trafficking in counterfeit goods.
Posted Aug 25, 2011

Rutter's Ranked 2nd Among Top 100 Private Companies
Over the past three years, Rutter's has recorded nearly 33% growth, increasing revenue despite a weak economy.
Posted Aug 24, 2011

Sheetz Eyes Growth Opportunities in Maryland
This week the convenience store chain opened its first new store in Hagerstown in more than 10 years.
Posted Aug 19, 2011

Tobacco Firms Sue FDA Over New Warning Labels
The firms maintain that new graphic warning labels violate free speech and would cost millions of dollars to produce.
Posted Aug 18, 2011

Shell Obtains Approval to Drill in Arctic Waters
Last week the Interior Department approved Royal Dutch Shell's plans to drill in Arctic waters off Alaska's coast in 2012.
Posted Aug 8, 2011

Coca-Cola, Greater Houston Retailers Association Award Scholarships
The $30,000 in scholarships supports the Hispanic Scholarship Fund's goal of one college degree per Hispanic household.
Posted Aug 8, 2011

WWE and 7-Eleven Partner for a Third Year
The partnership marks the first time 7-Eleven has had three consecutive summer promotions with one entertainment property.
Posted Aug 2, 2011

Rutter's Announces June Register, Scan and Win Winners
In less than two years, Rutter's Rewards has awarded price discounts on more than 13 million gallons of gasoline.
Posted Jul 26, 2011

McCafe Beverages Continue to Boost McDonald's Profits
Second quarter profits rise 15 percent, led by strong performance of McCafe beverages.
Posted Jul 26, 2011

Irving Oil Supports Special Olympics Athletes in New England
Irving's Fueling Dreams has raised more than $2 million in 10 years for 28,000 athletes in all six New England states.
Posted Jul 22, 2011

Subway to Help Feed Alabama Tornado Victims
The sandwich chain is matching all donations made to the West Alabama Food Bank through the end of this month.
Posted Jul 21, 2011

7-Eleven Raises $40 Million for Japan Disaster Relief
The global campaign began in March following the earthquake and tsunami with canister contributions at 7-Eleven stores worldwide.
Posted Jul 18, 2011

RWJ Raises $7,500 for Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
The Chicago-based company raised money to support one of its ampm store managers.
Posted Jul 13, 2011

NCR To Acquire Radiant Systems
The two companies anticipate a seamless transition for customers, channel partners and employees.
Posted Jul 12, 2011

Kronik Energy Joins Kangaroo Express 'Salute Our Troops' Campaign
The retailer's $1 million goal will support the USO, Wounded Warrior Project and state-based military support organizations.
Posted Jun 24, 2011

EZ Energy Helps Support U.S. Troops
The retailer has teamed up with Support U.S. Armed Forces for a point-of-sale fundraising campaign, with proceeds going to military families within local communities.
Posted Jun 23, 2011

Free Gas for a Year!
One lucky Rutter's customer is the first winner of the c-store's free gas giveaway.
Posted Jun 20, 2011

Weigel's Celebrates 80th Anniversary
"80 Days of Wow" kicks off this summer to celebrate the retailer's anniversary.
Posted Jun 8, 2011

McDonald's Adds McJobs
McDonald's is likely responsible for creating more than half of all new jobs in May.
Posted Jun 7, 2011

Topaz Ranks Among Best Workplaces in Europe
The Ireland-based company attributes some of its success to the best ideas discovered from retailers in the United States, such as QuikTrip and Sheetz.
Posted Jun 3, 2011

Kangaroo Express Announces ‘Salute Our Troops' Campaign
The $1 million fundraising goal will support the USO, Wounded Warrior Project and National Guard family assistance programs.
Posted May 27, 2011

Commodities Market Reforms Delayed by House Vote
Financial Services Committee approves legislation to give more time to regulators; PMAA opposes.
Posted May 25, 2011

Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Donates $50K to Red Cross Disaster Relief in Japan
The company has also sent care packages to its colleagues and families in Japan.
Posted May 23, 2011

Giant To Go Opens Second Location
GIANT Food Store's convenience store offers fresh meals, groceries and fuel for on-the-go customers in Lancaster.
Posted May 19, 2011

Kangaroo Express, USO North Carolina Salute U.S. Troops
Armed Forces Day events will take place throughout the state on Saturday, May 21.
Posted May 19, 2011

Circle K Raises More Than $1 Million for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Circle K's campaign contributions from its Midwest and Great Lakes stores will benefit 32 children's hospitals across 12 states.
Posted May 17, 2011

CEFCO Donates $320,000 to Charity
CEFCO has raised $1 million for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and $245,000 for the various C.E. Fikes Endowed Scholarships.
Posted May 16, 2011

Pemmican Beef Jerky Lends Support to U.S. Troops
Through its partnership with Operation Gratitude, U.S. troops will receive $100,000 worth of beef jerky.
Posted May 10, 2011

California Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Smokers
The court ruled that smokers may sue the tobacco industry once they develop a disease, such as lung cancer, even if they suffered different smoking-related ailments years earlier.
Posted May 9, 2011

Tyson Foods Helps Areas Devastated by Tornadoes
Company donates more than 270,000 pounds of food as part of disaster relief efforts.
Posted May 3, 2011

Flowers Foods, Tasty Baking Company Merge
Tastykake will strengthen Flowers' snack cake business and geographic reach.
Posted Apr 13, 2011

Circle K Raises $900,000+ for Children's Miracle Network
The funds will benefit 32 children's hospitals in 12 states.
Posted Apr 12, 2011

CITGO Refreshes Its Image
The new exterior designs and graphic elements mark the company's first reimaging in more than 10 years.
Posted Apr 11, 2011

Mid-Atlantic Convenience Stores Forecasts Job Creation and Growth at Grand Opening
The company's new Richmond location will serve as an epicenter for future growth throughout Maryland and Virginia.
Posted Apr 1, 2011

Aldi Enters Big Apple Easily, Unlike Walmart
German discount retailer has big plans for the Big Apple, and New Yorkers are warming up to its low prices.
Posted Mar 31, 2011

Thorntons Gives Back
The Kentucky-based retailer has partnered with the Dare to Care Food Bank, sorting and packing 12,000 pounds of canned goods and other items.
Posted Mar 31, 2011

Customers Line Up for New Sheetz Convenience Store
Folks lined up early to get inside the new store in Princeton, West Virginia.
Posted Mar 25, 2011

Convenience Stores Boost Charitable Contributions
Stores from Connecticut to Massachusetts and Maryland collect donations for MDA and St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.
Posted Mar 18, 2011

Coinstar Tests Gift-Card Program
Coinstar begins "fee-free" program for consumers at supermarkets, where customers exchange loose coins for a supermarket-brand gift card.
Posted Mar 17, 2011

Walmart Set to Expand in Chicago
Plans include two additional South Side stores, including a smaller Walmart-branded convenience store.
Posted Mar 17, 2011

All Eyes on Kwik Trip
A Sunday news feature details the Midwest retailer's food and distribution strategy, as well as its long-term expansion plans.
Posted Mar 8, 2011

Cigarette Makers Sue FDA Over Review
The suit alleges a financial conflict of interest and bias by several members of the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee.
Posted Mar 1, 2011

40,000 Stores And Counting
7-Eleven is celebrating its store-opening milestone today in Dallas.
Posted Feb 25, 2011

Walmart's U.S. Sales Continue To Fall
Walmart blamed its U.S. sales drop on lower demand from low-income shoppers and to a reduction in the variety of brands and inventory that its stores carry.
Posted Feb 24, 2011

NOCO Express Donates $8,800 to Food Bank of Western New York
For every dollar donated, the Food Bank is able to provide seven pounds of food to help feed those in need.
Posted Feb 17, 2011

Speedway SuperAmerica Officially Drops Second Half of Name
The company will now be known as Speedway only.
Posted Feb 16, 2011

Starbucks Single-Serve Coming to Luxury Hotels
Announces distribution agreement to provide its premium coffees in 500,000 luxury and premium hotel rooms nationwide.
Posted Feb 16, 2011

Tesco Looks to Smaller Format Stores for U.S. expansion
Tesco's Fresh & Easy format is resuming expansion plans, with a dozen stores scheduled to open next month in northern California.
Posted Feb 3, 2011

Kangaroo Express Announces "Battle for Kay's Cups"
High School girls' basketball fundraising competition offers all-expenses paid trip to ACC Women's Basketball Championship for the winning team.
Posted Feb 3, 2011

Financial Crisis Was Avoidable
The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission concludes that the 2008 meltdown was a result of human actions, inactions and misjudgments, and that warning signs were ignored.
Posted Jan 28, 2011

Marathon Oil To Create Two Independent Companies
Marathon Petroleum Corporation is expected to be the fifth largest U.S. refiner.
Posted Jan 14, 2011

7-Eleven Moving Aggressively into NYC
Convenience store retailer plans up to 15 stores in Manhattan by the end of 2012 and 100 within the next five years.
Posted Jan 11, 2011

Lawson Eyes Younger Consumers With HMV Takeover
The convenience store retailer believes that it can effectively promote events, tickets and related merchandise.
Posted Oct 29, 2010

FIS Acquires VCMG
FIS is one of the oldest providers of loyalty and rewards programs in the nation; acquiring VCMG adds 43 million loyalty and rewards accounts to the FIS portfolio.
Posted Oct 29, 2010

R.J. Reynolds Refreshes NoCigTax.com
Updated site helps retailers connect with legislators on cigarette and tobacco tax proposals.
Posted Oct 22, 2010

Target Redesigns More than 100 Stores
Redesign is part of a corporate strategy of delivering one-stop shopping convenience for consumers.
Posted Oct 19, 2010

CVS Pays Big for Selling Main Meth Ingredient
The drug-store chain must pay $75 million in fines for allowing repeated purchases of cold and allergy medicines that contain pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient to making meth.
Posted Oct 15, 2010

Rutter's Announces Planned Charitable Contributions of More Than $450,000
Rutter's total non-profit contributions since 2003 surpasses $2.65 million.
Posted Oct 5, 2010

Walmart Wants to Know Its Foes
The retailer is trying to uncover which groups have been blocking its expansion efforts.
Posted Sep 24, 2010

NCR Sticks By Blockbuster
Blockbuster has filed for bankruptcy, but NCR Corporations says it will continue to grow its Blockbuster Express DVD kiosk rental business.
Posted Sep 24, 2010

Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes Celebrates 30 Years
Celebration culminates with the grand prize drawing for a 1980 Pontiac Turbo-Trans Am Indy 500 Pace Car.
Posted Sep 17, 2010

Burger King Agrees to Buyout
The deal is valued at around $4 billion and could close by the end of the year.
Posted Sep 3, 2010

General Tobacco to Shut Down Operations
The cigarette maker struggled to keep its prices competitive while meeting the demands of the MSA.
Posted Sep 3, 2010

Inc. Magazine Cites 7-Eleven on Fastest-Growing Private Companies List
Inc. 5000 recognizes 7-Eleven at #4929 as well as on several Top 100 Companies lists.
Posted Sep 1, 2010

MillerCoors Assists Small Businesses
For the 11th consecutive year, MillerCoors Urban Entrepreneurs Series offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to win a small business grant.
Posted Sep 1, 2010

Burger King Corp. Named One of "40 Best Companies for Diversity"
Black Enterprise Magazine recognizes Burger King as leader in diversity for third consecutive year.
Posted Aug 31, 2010

Death of a (Video)Salesman
Blockbuster bankruptcy is imminent.
Posted Aug 31, 2010

Georgia-Pacific Launches Hygiene Campaign
The campaign focuses on hand washing practices for staying healthy.
Posted Aug 27, 2010

Rutter's Holdings Ranks Third Among Top 100 Private Companies
Parent company of Rutter's Farm Stores, Rutter's Dairy and M&G Realty climbs two spots from last year's ranking among Central Pennsylvania private companies.
Posted Aug 25, 2010

Safeway Revises eSCrip Program to Stimulate Fitness and Nutrition Programs
Company asks schools to allocate a portion of their Safeway eScrip education donations to fitness and nutrition programs.
Posted Aug 23, 2010

Stew Leonard's Offers Employees On-Site Physicals
The grocery chain has taken an active approach to preventative care for its more than 2,500 employees.
Posted Aug 17, 2010

Green Mountain Coffee Sells 7 Percent Stake to Lavazza
The $250 million agreement would boost Lavazza's U.S. presence in the marketplace.
Posted Aug 13, 2010

7-Eleven's Hollywood Promotions a Strategic Outlet for Marketers
Hollywood pairings are a win-win for retailer and entertainment companies wishing to promote their properties.
Posted Aug 10, 2010

Gulf Oil Enters Georgia Market
The new branded agreement with Mountain Express Oil Company will bring back a Gulf Oil-branded station to Georgia for the first time in 20 years.
Posted Jul 30, 2010

Three Foodservice Companies Announce Merger
Pierre Foods, Advance Food Co. and Advance Brands will merge to create Advance Pierre Foods.
Posted Jul 30, 2010

Winn-Dixie to Close 30 Underperforming Stores, Implement Major Cuts
Company will consolidate four operating regions into three while trimming its staff at both field and corporate support levels.
Posted Jul 29, 2010

Snyder's, Lance Announce Merger
Combination creates Snyder's-Lance, which will have a broad product portfolio including pretzel, sandwich cracker and potato chip brands, as well as a national DSD network.
Posted Jul 23, 2010

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi Assesses U.S. Convenience Store Industry Sales
"What has happened in (convenience) stores is that the value proposition in (convenience) stores has improved," says Nooyi.
Posted Jul 22, 2010

Redbox Plots Web Strategy
DVD rental kiosk leader looks to compete with Netflix in online rentals.
Posted Jul 20, 2010

Phillip Morris Sues New York Retailer for Selling Counterfeit Cigarettes
PM attributes rising counterfeit cigarette sales in New York to the state's excise tax, which is the nation's highest.
Posted Jul 13, 2010

RKA Petroleum To Lead Women In Trucking Online Forum
RKA has begun providing online advice regarding fuel quality, alternative fuels, fuel pricing, risk management and fuel supply logistics on WIT's website.
Posted Jun 24, 2010

Leading a Different Workforce
Come learn how to be an effective leader at the NACS Leadership Executive Program at Cornell University.
Posted Jun 23, 2010

First Bank of...Walmart
Retailer extends its banking interests.
Posted Jun 17, 2010

The Future of BP?
For investors with "guts of steel," it might be the right time to invest in BP, says one energy investment bank expert.
Posted Jun 14, 2010

Sheetz Rates High Among Ohio's Best Employers
For Sheetz employees, it's more than just a great place to work.
Posted May 28, 2010

QuikTrip Moves Into North Texas
QuikTrip is finalizing the purchase of a distribution building in Midlothian and plans to open 10 stores a year in North Texas for the next 10 years.
Posted May 25, 2010

Circle K Raises $937,213 for Children's Miracle Network
Funds raised will benefit 32 children's hospitals in 12 states.
Posted May 25, 2010

Royal Buying Group Names Scholarship Winners
The two recipients are receiving $1,000 towards their academic future.
Posted May 21, 2010

7-Eleven CEO Attends Opening of 'Undercover Boss' Franchisee
Kazakhstan native Igor Finkler is living the American Dream as the owner of his own 7-Eleven.
Posted May 18, 2010

Reynolds to Raise Prices on All Cigarettes
Distributors' list prices will climb by up to 33 cents per pack, effective tomorrow.
Posted May 11, 2010

Blockbuster's Keys to Success
Founder of DVDXpress urges Blockbuster to leverage its advantages to compete more favorably with Netflix and RedBox.
Posted May 10, 2010

Walmart Still Sees Room To Expand in U.S.
Urban stores and smaller formats to generate up to an additional $100 billion annually, Wal-Mart's head of U.S. operations maintains.
Posted May 10, 2010

PS Food Mart Stores Raise More Than $50,000 for Local Food Banks
Customers helped the stores exceed their fundraising goal by more than $20,000.
Posted Apr 14, 2010

Casey's Rejects Bid From Couche-Tard
The proposal significantly undervalues Casey's and is not in the best interests of corporation, the board says.
Posted Apr 12, 2010

Valero Reaches Agreement to Prevent Tobacco Sales To Minors
Company agrees to implement a number of measures aimed at eliminating tobacco sales to minors.
Posted Apr 9, 2010

PepsiCo, InBev Partner on Media Buys
Companies wield a combined $1.15 billion media budget, monetary influence that they intend to leverage to extract lower prices from broadcast, cable, magazines and outdoor sellers.
Posted Apr 6, 2010

RedPrairie Execution Management Boosts Customer Service for Sheetz
Solution provides store, field, and corporate management with ability to streamline and prioritize tasks and responsibilities.
Posted Apr 1, 2010

Bank of America Completes Installation of Talking ATMs
All of the ATMs are now voice-enabled in both English and Spanish for customers with visual impairments.
Posted Apr 1, 2010

IRI Changes to SymphonyIRI Group
Information Resources Inc. is rebranding to SymphonyIRI Group Inc., reflecting the company's "innovation-led expansion into new value solutions and offerings."
Posted Mar 26, 2010

Walmart Plans More In-Store Financial Centers
MoneyCenters continue to grow in popularity for Wal-Mart's low-income demographic.
Posted Mar 22, 2010

PS Food Mart Stores Program Supports Hungry Families
The retailer's "Fight Hunger. Give Hope." campaign seeks to raise $30,000 for local food pantries.
Posted Mar 12, 2010

Jones Soda, Reed's Agree to Merger
Soda maker with a cult-like following has agreed to be acquired by rival Reed's for about $10 million.
Posted Mar 12, 2010

BP, Brazil Signoff On $7 Billion Offshore Deal
The deal gives BP a greater footprint in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caspian Sea.
Posted Mar 12, 2010