General Merchandise

General merchandise category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Sports Illustrated and Alliance teamed up to offer a poster of racing superstar Danica Patrick with the purchase of the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.

DALLAS -- Sports Illustrated and Alliance, a RockTenn company, have teamed up to offer a Brand Graphiti peel-and-stick poster of racing superstar Danica Patrick with the purchase of the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. The 10-inch by 13-inch posters of the IndyCar Series driver, Danica...

Forrest City Grocery will add 50 jobs with purchase of Galler Wholesale

FORREST CITY, Ark. -- A grocery wholesaler is adding 50 jobs to its operation in Forrest City, Ark., according to a report by the Associated Press. Forrest City Grocery Co. supplies smaller retailers and has acquired Galler Wholesale of Memphis, Tenn., a company that has a similar list of customers...

Nash Finch Co. has completed its previously announced acquisition of certain assets from GSC Enterprises Inc.

EDINA, Minn. -- Nash Finch Co., a leading national food distributor, has completed its previously announced acquisition of certain assets from GSC Enterprises Inc., a food distributor headquartered in Sulphur Springs, Texas. As a result of the transaction, Nash Finch will now operate three former...

Virginia, Arkansas considering bans on novelty products that could attract children
Seattle area is test market for Ink Paper Scissors 'mini marts'.
Idaho-based c-store merchandise distributor cites poor economy
Nielsen says new consumer mantra is "if you can't eat it, you don't need it".
Retailer spills beans on high prices, inside sales
New store affirms small city's value: mayor.
Retailer offering PayByCash's online multiplayer game prepaid card.

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