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

Wisconsin retailer plans for 65,000-sq.-ft. facility

LA CROSSE,Wis. -- Kwik Trip plans to build a $14 million commissary next to its La Crosse, Wis., distribution center, according to a report in the La Crosse Tribune. The La Crosse-based convenience store chain hopes to start construction next summer and finish by spring 2007, Steve Loehr, vice...

Expressway store adds post-office services

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The newest post office in the Jacksonville, Fla., area looks just like many others inside except that its in a convenience store amid fountain drinks, car accessories and snacks. The Contract Postal Unit at the Expressway gas station in Jacksonville Beach has only been open...

Chain also opens its largest station in N.J.

POHATCONG TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A Pennsylvania gas station is helping its township police department reach out to the community. A Quick Chek station in Pohatcong Township and the Pohatcong police department recently partnered to provide an information center for customers, said The Express-Times. The...

Hen gets Silver Microphone nod
Commission approves contracts for potential retailers
Additional scholarships to be awarded in 2006
Customers rank c-stores, fast feeders, other channels
Foundation provides $1,000 grant
Warehouse-club retailer entering car wash market in Seattle
In September, Tedeschi Food Shops made a pledge to the Toys For Tots Foundation, setting a goal to raise $20,000.