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Company said to be in ‘serious’ talks with shopping center developer

SEATTLE -- Amazon plans to open as many as six more Amazon Go brick-and-mortar cashierless convenience stores this year, according to a Recode report. Some of the new stores are likely to open in Amazon’s hometown of Seattle, where the first location is based, as well as Los Angeles, multiple...

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Growing community is a ‘natural fit’ for regional retailer

ATLANTA -- RaceTrac Petroleum Inc. plans to open 30 or more convenience stores in the Nashville area in the next five years, marking the chain’s first expansion into a new market in more than 15 years, the retailer said. The chain plans to build 30 Nashville-area locations by 2023. Construction of...

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Franchisor, NCASEF at odds over management control, license agreements, more

DALLAS -- 7-Eleven Inc. and the National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees (NCASEF) have both filed lawsuits that signal friction between the major U.S. convenience-store franchisor and its franchisees. 7-Eleven Inc. filed a lawsuit Feb. 16 against NCASEF alleging “trademark...

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Company has instituted ‘changes to make certain nothing like this ever happens again’
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Company reaffirms commitment to customers, trucking companies
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Retailer moves up 21 positions in fourth time on list in 5 years

Convenience retailers, foodservice brands among best opportunities

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