General Merchandise

General merchandise category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Ready Wireless LLC has announced expanded nationwide availability of Ready Wireless products in Murphy USA retail locations.

EL DORADO, Ark. -- Ready Wireless LLC has announced expanded nationwide availability of Ready Wireless products in Murphy USA retail locations. "With more than 900 stores in 20 states, Murphy USA has significantly increased the retail availability of Ready Wireless products," said Fred Haumesser,...

Starbucks, vitaminwater, Kashi, Chex Mix most frequently tried new products

BOULDER, Colo. -- Starbucks coffee was the No. 1 brand tried by consumers in the coffee/tea category in January, earning twice as many mentions as No. 2 Dunkin' Donuts coffee and No. 3 Celestial Seasonings tea in a consumer survey conducted by Market Force Information, a provider of customer...

Urban locations, customer loyalty, private label attracted buyer

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- The Walgreen Co. and Duane Reade Holdings Inc. have announced a definitive agreement under which Walgreens will acquire New York City-based drug store chain Duane Reade from affiliates of Oak Hill Capital Partners in a cash transaction for a total enterprise value of $1.075...

7-Elevenconfab to include execs from Heineken, Kraft, Nestle, Sara Lee, more
Consumers choose Wegmans as top supermarket, Costco favorite mass grocer
Convenience retailer opening store in American Airlines Center in Dallas
Chain's fortunes mirroring those of c-store industry, Keyes tells TheStreet.
Showcases products made by minority-owned businesses
Lighter makers in asset purchase deal
BP Products North America has entered into a five-year contract with Core-Mark International.

Pages