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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

38-year company veteran looks to begin ‘new adventure’ in c-store industry

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. -- John Schaninger, a 38-year veteran of convenience-store retailer QuickChek Corp. , has left the company to pursue other interests. He is succeeded by former Rite Aid and H-E-B executive Rob Easley, who joined the company in February in the newly created position of...

Retailer plans to employ 5,000 new team members within three months

WAWA, Pa. -- Retailer Wawa Inc. has launched its spring hiring campaign to recruit 5,000 new customer-service and management employees for its 750 convenience stores. Some units will host open houses every Wednesday from March 29 through April 19 as a part of “Wawa Career Wednesdays.” “We’re...

Applegreen sees the United States as a 'viable market for expansion'

DUBLIN -- Irish convenience-store operator Applegreen PLC is looking to expand its business in the United States via acquisitions, reports the Irish Independent. The Dublin-based company, which has grown to a handful of c-store units on the East Coast since entering the U.S. in 2014, is considering...

New research explores how you can grow sales by understanding the way customers see your store

New convenience store shows route to health ‘on the way’

Rising gas prices did not affect economic outlook in the usual way

GasBuddy users name highest-rated chain in each state

The recent acquisition of a Plymouth, Mass., c-store mainstay brings the chain into the foodservice game

Wal-Mart has a history of tinkering with formats to meet competitive threats, whether it be discount supermarkets such as Aldi and Trader Joe’s, or online interlopers such as Amazon.

 The cultures turning two convenience-store chains into employee magnets