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Shell recaps 2005 credit card activity

HOUSTON -- Shell Oil Products US (SOPUS) has announced the year's results for its Shell-branded credit card deck to its wholesale and retail operators. It shared accomplishments including increases in the number of Shell-branded cardholders, brand loyalty values and four new pilot programs. The...

Rutter's aids anti-domestic violence group

SAN ANTONIO -- Valero Energy Corp. raised more than $884,000 for Children's Miracle Network (CMN) during a recent fundraising campaign held in its company-operated Diamond Shamrock and Valero Corner Stores. The campaign raised funds for 38 children's hospitals located in nine of the states where...

Krause withdraws support over gubernatorial candidate's gaming stance

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- A contributor to Jim Nussle's campaign for governor of Iowa has withdrawn his support over the Republican candidate's call for removing the controversial TouchPlay lottery machines from Iowa businesses, reported the Des Moines Register. The move is the first political...

Loyalty firm names Benson VP c-store sales, marketing
Retailer, nonprofit sending Valentine's boxes to troops from area.
Adds 150 ATMs in Texas at Murphy USA stations, Minyard Food Stores
Acosta Sales & Marketing Co. has signed a letter of intent to acquire Team Northwest, a sales and marketing agency serving the Pacific Northwest region.
Catalina Marketing Corp. signed an agreement with Murphy Oil USA Inc. to pilot the Catalina Marketing Network.
Will be accepted at 461 locations in 9 states
First off-Thruway retailer in On-the-Go program