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Lawmakers addressing issues affecting homes, businesses

RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina legislators are lining up concessions necessary for the redrawn boundary between North Carolina and South Carolina to take effect in 2017 after more than 20 years of work, reported the Associated Press. A convenience-store operator’s livelihood is at stake. The North...

Rick Dery

Rick Dery

Former Gulf exec to bring aviation concept to petroleum distributorships

NEW YORK -- Rick Dery, former senior vice president of branded sales and chief marketing officer for Gulf Oil, is now vice president of sales for membership-based private aviation company Wheels Up. Dery, who led gasoline brand Gulf’s national sales expansion, has been charged with developing the...

Isaka Ryuichi

Ryuichi Isaka

Revered predecessor will stay on in advisory role at 7-Eleven parent

TOKYO -- Shareholders of Seven & i Holdings Co. approved on Thursday the appointment of its new president , Ryuichi Isaka, a choice backed by U.S. activist investor Daniel Loeb but opposed by Isaka's longtime predecessor, said a Reuters report. Seven & i, the parent company of 7-Eleven Inc...

New convenience-store company adds associate general counsel
What Wawa CEO looks for when he walks into a Wawa

Raising wages only part of convenience-store retailer's new HR equation

Ain’t no mountain high enough for the 'Slurpee Sherpa'.
Joins three previously announced inductees

Which convenience-store, gas chains saw the foot traffic needed to take a place on this list?

Industry reacts to doubling of salary threshold, other provisions