Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Eleven c-store chains among leading retailers, five in foodservice 400

WASHINGTON -- Eleven convenience-store retailers, beginning with 7-Eleven, were named to the 2008 Top 100 Retailers list put together by STORES magazine, while five ranked among the Top 400 chain-restaurant brands as determined by Restaurants & Institutions magazine. The top retailers list was...

Retailer reaches milestone with Dillsburg, Pa., store

DILLSBURG, Pa. -- Sheetz Inc. has opened its 350th convenience store. The location is in Dillsburg, in York County, Pa. The new store brings the total number of stores in Pennsylvania to 199. The doors officially opened to customers on Thursday, and employees hosted a grand opening celebration with...

Panama City, Fla., location home to newest franchise

PANAMA CITY, Fla. -- A Fill-Ups Food Store in Panama City, Fla., is home to the newest Chester's International restaurant. Chester's is a major fried chicken foodservice offering in the convenience store category. The Panama City Chester's celebrated its grand opening on Thursday, July 3, just in...

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Launches website, confirms Ariz. locations