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T.J. Powers Eby-Brown

T.J. Powers

Kellogg, Oberto veteran joins distributor

NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- Convenience-store industry wholesale consumer products distributor Eby-Brown Co. LLC has added T.J. Powers to its executive team. Powers will serve as senior vice president of merchandising and be responsible for the enhanced growth and positioning of the merchandising strategy...

Facility will fuel company’s regional expansion

SHEPARDSVILLE, Ky. -- Convenience-store products distributor Eby-Brown Co. LLC has officially announced that it will open a new 300,000-square-foot distribution center in Shepherdsville, Ky., fueling its expansion into the Mid-South market. The distribution center will open Jan. 2, 2017, and will...

Working with county health department to increase access to fruits, vegetable, more

DE SOTO, Ill. -- As part of a growing trend toward offering healthier choices, the 4-Way Quik Stop convenience store in De Soto, Ill., has teamed up with the Jackson County Health Department to address the lack of access to healthy foods in rural communities, reported The Southern Illinoisan ...

Retailers can gain ground on Amazon by offering customers an experience they can’t get online

First acquisition makes company 'an even more valuable partner to its customers'.
Brookshire Grocery launching new small-format brand
Schimel says vow to ‘put drug dealers on notice’ includes c-stores
Will oversee convenience, military and travel accounts
Suppliers to endorse top managers across eight vital c-store categories

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