C-store services news for the convenience store retail industry.

Distributor heralds significant expansion of relationship with Couche-Tard

LAVAL, Quebec -- Core-Mark's loss will be McLane Co.'s gain as one of the largest convenience-store chains in the country moves distribution services to more than 2,000 of its stores from one supplier to the other. Circle K parent Alimentation Couche-Tard has awarded distributor McLane Co. Inc. its...

Major c-store retailer joins 7-Eleven in offering package pickup points

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Plaid Pantries Inc. has installed more than 70 Amazon Lockers at locations throughout Portland, Ore., enabling customers to pick up and return packages at the convenience stores, reported The Oregonian . Amazon customers select the location of the locker to which they would like...

C-store retailer made lead $3 million gift

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Thorntons Academic Center of Excellence held its grand opening Aug. 24 at the University of Louisville at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Work on the $18.5 million facility for student athletes began in May 2015. Thorntons Inc. made the lead $3 million gift for the center, and with...

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