Sells terminals, commercial fuels, wholesale distillate businesses to Sprague Resources
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Leonard E. Belcher Inc. has sold its distillate terminal assets and commercial fuels and wholesale distillate businesses to Sprague Operating Resources LLC for $20 million so it can focus on its retail and wholesale gasoline business. Springfield, Mass.-based L.E. Belcher will...
Retailer’s latest test replacing fuel kiosks with food-focused c-stores
BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- An expanded foodservice and beverage offering is the differentiator for Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s latest convenience-store concept , this one designed for its Supercenter properties. The two pilot locations are in Rogers, Ark., and Crowley, Texas. At 2,500 square feet, the yet-to-...
Sites offer fuel, expanded food, beverages, more
BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has debuted a new convenience-store concept for its Supercenters. The two pilot locations are in Rogers, Ark., and Crowley, Texas. The Crowley location opened on Jan. 24; the Rogers location opened Jan. 31. At 2,500 square feet, the stores are larger than...
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