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Establishes Midwest foothold, provides additional foodservice expertise

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Core-Mark Holding Co. Inc., one of the largest marketers and distributors of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the convenience-store industry in North America, has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of...

More units in development under new franchise initiative focusing on convenience-store channel

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Five new A&W Restaurants have opened in convenience stores so far in 2017, with six more in development. The quick-service restaurant (QSR) chain said it is “back in growth mode” with a new franchise initiative, targeting convenience stores as well as traditional franchisees...

Funding milestone reached amid recognition

KINGWOOD, Texas -- Ascentium Capital LLC surpassed $3 billion in origination volume shortly after receiving the FinTech Breakthrough Award for the Best Business Lending Platform. The company’s funding milestone represents the doubling of its funded volume in less than two years. “We are proud to...

Sprint Food Stores' Andy Jones highlights the biggest trends of the year.
City to begin enforcing menu-labeling laws for retailers and restaurants
Supplier will be exclusive marketer of Popchips and Sensible Foods dried fruit
Niche beverage maker aims to 'disrupt the premium water category'.

Rolls out reformulated iced teas with 'less is more' promotion aimed at millennials

Here are five ways millennials are influencing the better-for-you snack category

Cold brew coffee continues to sweep the nation as independent coffee shops, retail stores and even coffee giants such as Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts add it to their menus.