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

TLM Industries helps customize chain's uniforms

BAINBRIDGE, Ga. -- Employees at Inland Food Stores' 52 convenience stores are sporting new, proprietary uniforms thanks to a redesign completed by TLM Industries, a branding-through-uniforms provider based in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. The new uniforms are made of a custom-designed fabric printed with...

OK lottery kicks off tomorrow

TULSA, Okla. -- Convenience stores in Oklahoma are gearing up for the first day of the Oklahoma Lottery, which starts Wednesday with the sale of scratch-off tickets at more than 1,200 locations across the state, according to a report from KOTV News. In Tulsa, the Daily Stop store had its Lotto...

Three-year service agreement to help drive growth

TEMPLE, Texas -- McLane Co. Inc. has entered into a three-year service agreement with Fleming Corp. of Kansas. Fleming, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Kan., operates numerous fuel and convenience stores throughout the state. "McLane is fully prepared and anxious to support Fleming's ambitious...

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Valero retail network launches fundraiser for Children's Miracle Network.
Total contributions, initiatives total more than $700,000
7-Eleven offers lower-cost, rechargeable calling cards
Sunoco scrubs policy of $100 debit hold for gas purchases
Retailers can offer discounts without penalty
Could provide basic needs; some retailers skeptical