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The Pantry's purchase of 18 stores has chain out to a strong start for 2007

SUMMERVILLE. S.C. -- Sometimes an offer just comes along that you have to take seriously. That's how Shawn Smith, president of Angler's Mini-Mart, sums up his family's decision to sell its 16 convenience stores (six with Churches Chicken restaurants) to The Pantry, as reported yesterday in a CSP...

U.K. retailer acquiring U.S. sites, bringing over preferred food suppliers

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- U.K. supermarket giant Tesco is reportedly on track to open its first U.S. stores on the West Coast in 2007. In its recent first-half earnings report, the retailer said that it had acquired a number of store sites. And U.K. newspaper The Daily Mirror reported on Monday that...

Industry vet will serve as strategic development VP

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- Digital surveillance and monitoring services company Westec InterActive said that security industry veteran Rollie Trayte has joined the company as vice president of strategic development. In this position, Trayte will be responsible for developing customized security and...

Was instrumental in Stripes development
Jobber's reorganization effort thwarted by bank's bankruptcy complaint.
Steve Andersen had long-time connections to c-store industry
Linear Retail buys 15 White Hen c-stores from New England Pantry
Sidney Kosasa, founder of Hawaii's ABC Stores empire of convenience stores that cater to tourists, died in his home Nov. 17 at age 86.
Sweet Oil principal keeps focused on his baby as company sale nears completion
Bouchard telegraphs two more acquisitions in early `07