General Merchandise

General merchandise category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Royal Buying Group Inc. has partnered with Staples Advantage,the division of office products company Staples, serving medium to large-sized organizations.

LISLE, Ill. -- Royal Buying Group Inc. (RBG) has partnered with Staples Advantage,the division of office products company Staples, serving medium to large-sized organizations. RBG members and vendor partners are now eligible to purchase office supplies through Staples, receiving specially...

Retailer adds Pay As You Go digital entertainment products

BELLEVUE, Wash. -- Coinstar E-Payment Services, a subsidiary of Coinstar Inc., has announced that it will launch a line of digital entertainment products in U.S. retail locations. The new prepaid offerings are expected to be available at more than 500 Cumberland Farms convenience store locations...

C-store sales group sees swfit revenue ramp-up

CHICAGO -- Convenience store sales organization Royal Buying Group Inc., Lisle, Ill., has been ranked No. 6 in the Crain's Chicago Business "Fast 50" list of the fastest-growing companies by five-year revenue growth. That growth has been pegged at 2,517.7%; the company had 2008 revenue of $167.4...

A miniature space shuttle and accompanying tractor trailer transport are blasting off as part of Hess Corporation's collectible Miniature Truck series.
And Seven & i bringing "Seven Premium" label to U.S. 7-Eleven stores.
Discount merchandiser adding food to capture traffic from Wal-Mart, other retailers
Features displays of sanitizers, medicines; other retailers taking precautions
Changing times could mean retailers held as liable as manufacturers for faulty products
Help offer flexibility, parental control for family-friendly online game
Online multiplayer game cards can be redeemed for virtual currency

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