Channel: Independents

Charitable Alliance of Restaurant & Retail Executives CARRE TGEN (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores)
Community Outreach
Skin cancer affects thousands, including members of the c-store industry
Coca-Cola Coke Freestyle fountain (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / Beverages / Foodservice)
Will roll out touch-screen soda fountains in all locations by May 2015
CSP Magazine
Record-high percentage of c-store retailers upbeat about coming year, CSP's Outlook Survey shows
CSP Magazine
Sam L. Susser's Stripes Convenience Stores network has delivered on 25 consecutive years of same-store growth, built a history of paying down debt with profit and consistently produced above-average yields for its investors, a run capped off by a 40% return after last April’s $1.8 billion deal with Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) and its parent Energy Transfer Equity (ETE). In October, Susser was names CSP's Retail Leader of the Year.
Walgreens Linda Fuller Merchandise (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores)
General Merchandise
Filler filling role of president of retail products, chief merchandising officer
CSP Magazine
The convenience-store industry’s appetite for consolidation is unprecedented, with much of the activity fueled by the tax-advantaged master limited partnership (MLP) structure. And this flood of activity follows five years of dynamic consolidation.
OnCue $1.99 (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / Gas Stations)
Fuels Analysis
Prices hit level not seen in years, and other states may soon follow
Marathon Petroleum Corp. MPC (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / Gas Stations)
Discount program offers co-branding opportunities
Fairlife milk
Pulls pinup campaign for fairlife after consumers dub it sexist