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Ryuichi Isaka Seven & i 7-Eleven

Ryuichi Isaka

Activist investor expects new president to grow profitability in Japan, North America

TOKYO -- Following a power struggle that went public this month when the company’s longtime chairman and CEO abruptly quit, Seven & i Holdings Co., the parent of 7-Eleven Inc. , said its nomination committee has selected the preferred candidate of U.S. activist investor Daniel Loeb as its next...

Sprint Food Stores Metro Market

Sprint Food Stores' new Metro Market in Augusta, Ga.

SOI attendees shared ideas and opinions on everything from foodservice to demographics and politics

CHICAGO -- With the collective brain power of the attendees at NACS’ 2016 State of the Industry Summit in Chicago, insights and prognostications ran deep into convenience-store operations and beyond. Here are some of the more inspiring revelations collected by CSP editors. Political Prognostication...

Scott Kolat, Paul Pierce, Christina Dokos Eby Brown

Scott Kolat (left), Paul Pierce, Christina Dokos

Additions will enhance c-store distributor's 'bench strength'

NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- Eby-Brown Co. LLC has added three new sales and marketing executives who will enhance the company's bench strength for growth in the convenience-store distribution and foodservice markets. “The addition of Scott Kolat, senior vice president of business development, Paul Pierce,...

Nielsen’s Hale tells convenience-store retailers to ‘get your apps moving’
Record profits, plunging gas prices and five other data points that had us picking our jaws up off the ground
Economic trends bode well for channel, economist says
Extra cash brought consumers inside the c-store in 2015, and food, snacks kept them there
Among findings: ‘Convenient’ prepared food purchases increasing in competing channel
CSP’s inaugural awards recognize leaders in c-store category management
CEO steps down after board battle over performance, succession