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Distributor heralds significant expansion of relationship with Couche-Tard

LAVAL, Quebec -- Core-Mark's loss will be McLane Co.'s gain as one of the largest convenience-store chains in the country moves distribution services to more than 2,000 of its stores from one supplier to the other. Circle K parent Alimentation Couche-Tard has awarded distributor McLane Co. Inc. its...

Proposal would swap tax for 5-cents-per-milliliter alternative

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Vape-shop owners in Pennsylvania are holding out hope that lawmakers will revisit a newly passed measure to tax their inventories by 40% as part of the state’s new budget law. What some have called a “punitive” tax was part of the state’s 2016-2017 budget passed last month, but...

New Hispanic ad campaign features bilingual Toomgis

LA PALMA, Calif. -- Big Foot has nothing on Toomgis. The snack giant created by BP's ampm marketing team not only is real, it's real big. And real popular. And now Toomgis is even bilingual, speaking fluent Spanish in a new advertising campaign. "The reception to Toomgis has been nothing short of...

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New corporate name yet to be announced
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