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Many of the top low-price brands belong to warehouse clubs. Who else made the list?

OPIS defines “price differential” as how a brand’s typical store on a typical day is priced relative to its direct competition; it is measured in cents per gallon (CPG). Many of the top low-price brands among the Fuels 50 belong to warehouse clubs, which offer highly discounted prices to boost...

Two notable c-store brand names claim top positions

The market-share leaders among the top 50 fuel brands include those most people expect. Still, two notable c-store brand names, Circle K and QuikTrip, make the Top 10, which is a testament to their throughput and in-store prowess. QuikTrip stands out for another reason: It has a mere fraction of...

Offering ethanol blend at 44 locations in Dallas-Fort Worth market

TULSA, Okla. -- Convenience-store retailer QuikTrip Corp. is expanding its fuel offer this year with the debut of E15 fuel (a blend of 85% gasoline, 15% ethanol) at 44 locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area in Texas. Based in Tulsa, Okla., QuikTrip ( No. 11 on CSP ’s Convenience Top...

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