Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

BP looking for franchisees for Indianapolis locations for ampm rebranding

INDIANAPOLIS -- BP is offering long-term franchising opportunities for 28 of its Indianapolis-area BP locations. The company will convert and reimage 20 of its BP Connect locations to ampm franchise operations; buyers of the remaining eight sites, which include six new construction sites, will be...

Sheetz Inc. is celebrating the rebuilding of one of its most successful locations as it opened a new and improved 4,000-sq.-ft. store in Altoona, Pa.

ALTOONA, Pa. -- Sheetz Inc. is celebrating the rebuilding of one of its most successful locations as it opened a new and improved 4,000-sq.-ft. store yesterday in its headquarters town of Altoona, Pa. The convenience retailer suffered a devastating blow when fire destroyed the original store on...

Gartner says gas station POS terminals are major threat to data security

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Using a credit card at a gas station could pose more of a risk for data theft than shopping online, as point-of-sale (POS) terminals have emerged as a weak link in the security chain, said the IDG News Service, citing a Gartner Inc. analyst. When a card is swiped, POS terminals...

Wal-Mart a late mover, but touting price for new financial services
Giveaways, more at Colo. retailer's latest c-store opening.
Smaller-format stores recast future of supermarket pioneer Giant Eagle
Jerry Tipps, owner of Jerry's Junction convenience store and gas station in Muncie, Ind., said that he hopes to open as many as 10 additional locations.
Tesco announces 7 sites
The first retail offer at Raleigh-Durham International Airport's (RDU) Aviation Station, Sheetz Inc. opened a 5,000 sq.-ft. convenience store in Morrisville, N.C.
Will make scanner-based sales data available for measurement service

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