Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Retailer brings together energy shots to make destination rack

CHESTER, Va. -- After remodeling the chain's coffee area and seeing the positive effects of giving the category a greater presence, retailer Terry Johnson decided that the concept might work for energy shots. The growing category, which had started to gobble up prime counter space, needed a new...

MillerCoors taps Gomez to lead Coors family of brands

DENVER & MONTREAL -- Global brewer Molson Coors Brewing Co. recently named one of its senior executives and a 28-year Molson veteran to the top post at Molson in Canada. Dave Perkins, 55, assumes the role of president and CEO for Molson Canada. He previously held the dual role of president of...

7-Eleven celebrates 82nd U.S. anniversary; 40th in Canada

DALLAS -- 7-Eleven Inc. is kicking off its July 11 (7/11) "National Slurpee Day" celebration in Los Angeles the night before by giving away a one-year supply of Slurpees to the first 100 fans who line up at the North Hollywood, Calif., store located on Vineland Ave. and Vanowen St. 7-Eleven...

Beverage industry not sweet on health-care reform payment proposal
7-Eleventies Slurpee, energy cappuccino, sweepstakes to G.I. Joe movie release
C-store chain's private-label wine takes two awards.
Brewer seeking way to sell half of U.S. beer volume directly to retailers
Drugstore chain may add suds, wine again after dry decade
Retailer offers background, details on Pa. liquor laws; urges change
Local police to issue 7-Eleven 'Slurpee Tickets' for good deeds.