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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

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...

Kremke will also take on CFO role after Assi Ginzburg’s resignation
Move allows retailer to work toward its goal of ‘building the top convenience-store franchise’

It’s a jungle out there … and sometimes in the store, too

Two authors disagree on whether the digital retail giant can run a successful brick-and-mortar business

U.S. c-store industry invested more than $6 billion in upgrading stores in 2015

An exclusive look at the retailer’s c-store concept, which aims to find ‘where digital meets physical’

How is Wawa responding to Amazon’s anticipated foray into small-box convenience formats? Wawa President and CEO Chris Gheysens shares his insights