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McDougall Energy first to take advantage of new offer in Canada

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ontario -- McDougall Energy Inc. is the first company to take advantage of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.’s new full-service franchise offering with its Circle K brand in Ontario, signing an agreement for 20 sites to open within the next five years. Circle K entered the Ontario...

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New Mexico-based retailer pioneered foodservice, self-service gas, fountain

CLOVIS, N.M. -- Lonnie Allsup, who with his wife, Barbara, founded the Allsup's Convenience Stores chain in New Mexico, died on Jan. 28, reported the Associated Press . He was 84. The c-store chain now has more than 300 locations in New Mexico, West Texas and Oklahoma. Both Lonnie and Barbara...

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