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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Retailer replaces its first c-store with new location nearby

FOLSOM, Pa. -- Wawa Inc. shuttered its first convenience store, opened more than a half-century ago. Founder Grahame Wood opened the first Wawa retail outlet on April 16, 1964, in Folsom, Pa., in suburban Philadelphia. On June 16, Wawa opened the doors at the relocated "super Wawa" nearby and shut...

Thorntons cut the ribbon on its newest convenience store in Blue Island, Ill. Here's a look at some of the features of the new store.

Dave Gruno

Dave Gruno

C-store division president succeeds CEO, who has been named chairman

YORK, Pa. -- Dave Gruno, president of Shipley Stores LLC, will formally take over as CEO of Shipley Energy on July 1, 2016. The appointment finalizes the planned transition of leadership from CEO William Shipley III, who will assume the position of chairman. In his new role, Shipley will lend...

New HQ, c-store mark incorporation in Beehive State

Survey reveals where Clinton, Trump, Sanders supports are likely to shop

Lone Star Food Store location expanded to 6,300 square feet without ever closing the store

Retailer holding employment events throughout June
Social media takes notice of firearm 'promotion' intended to keep employees safe.
Ramping up 2017 rollout in Jacksonville area
Despite shake-up in Japan, Seven & i forecasts growth for U.S. chain