Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Retailer issues statement on Supreme Court ruling

ALTOONA, Pa. -- In light of a ruling by the State Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Stan Sheetz, president and CEO of convenience retailer Sheetz Inc., has issued the following statement: "It is unfortunate that we must disappoint our customers and suspend the sale of malt beverages at our convenience...

Local police to issue 7-Eleven 'Slurpee Tickets' for good deeds

DALLAS -- 7-Eleven Inc. is again rolling out its Operation Chill program that rewards positive behavior on the part of kids in more than 250 cities and municipalities across the country with a cool treat. Through Operation Chill, law enforcement officers from participating local police and sheriff'...

U.S. agency investigating certain energy drinks based on company complaint

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has voted to institute an investigation of certain energy drink products. The investigation is based on a complaint filed by Red Bull GmbH of Austria and Red Bull North America Inc., Santa Monica, Calif., on May 15, 2009. The complaint...

Judge says takeout-only sales infringe on niche legislatively carved for distributors
Says retail dispenser license requires some beer to be consumed within Sheetz store
Tailors offers for convenience, other retail channels
Orange CSD sees new life following distribution deal
After a review of many U.S. beer importers, Paulaner has decided to import its beers once again through a subsidiary company to be known as Paulaner HP USA.
BP's ampm convenience store division has announced a "two for $2" promotion for its Essence ready-to-drink tea line in the company's western U. S. markets.
Joint venture shows nimbleness in bringing new products,ideas to market