General Merchandise

General merchandise category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Retailer to carry online entertainment payment cards

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- The Ultimate Game Card by PayByCash, a subsidiary of PlaySpan Inc., can now be purchased in 5,600 7-Eleven convenience stores throughout the United States. These prepaid cards are available in $10 denominations and can be used to buy premium content for more than 150 online...

Drugstore retailer developing smaller, limit-inventory stores

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- To boost Walgreens presence in urban markets such as Los Angeles and New York, Walgreen Co. CEO Jeffrey Rein is developing several designs for stores that would be about half the normal size of the 6,297 stores the company operates. Smaller stores are key to further penetrating...

AG cites deceptive practices, blatant promotion of drug culture

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is demanding that a San Francisco company discontinue the misleading marketing and sale of a packaged coffee product that blatantly glorifies drug culture. In a letter sent earlier this week to Doll God LLC, Madigan demanded that the...

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RV with dune buggy rolls into stations
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