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With Hess sites fully integrated, single retail network ‘running on all cylinders’

FINDLAY, Ohio -- With the Hess gas stations and convenience stores already rebranded and on their way to being fully integrated into the Speedway retail network, executives at Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) aren’t looking back. The integration of the 1,245 Hess locations MPC acquired in September...

C-store retailer offers details on hiring full-time employees

ALTOONA. Pa. -- At a time when many chains are shifting workers to part time, Sheetz Inc. is betting on full-time hires, reported The Wall Street Journal . Full-time hires now comprise 53% of the company’s 17,000-person workforce. Executives at the convenience-store chain say having full-time...

Judge orders liquidation of assets; future uncertain for seven Terre Haute, Ind., stores

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- About $247,000 in back pay is at the center of a rental dispute and a shareholders disagreement that has led to an uncertain future for seven Jiffy Mini-Mart locations in Terre Haute, Ind. Customers of these seven locations recently have been greeted with gas pumps covered in...

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