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C-stores without gasoline face struggle through 2010: Bishop report

CHICAGO -- Growth rates for six retail formats, including convenience stores without gasoline, are not expected to keep pace with inflation during the remainder of this decade, according to a study by the Willard Bishop consultancy. During The Future of Food Retailing Webinar sponsored by The Food...

A need to grow leads White Hen to 7-Eleven transaction

DALLAS & LOMBARD, Ill. -- If it hadn't been a deal with 7-Eleven, it would have been a deal with someone elsethat's the situation the White Hen convenience store chain found itself in earlier this year when it began working with an investment banker to review its financial alternatives,...

Home-improvement retailer could follow Home Depot's lead on convenience, gas in Canada

BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec -- Canadian home-improvement retailer Rona Inc. is considering adding convenience stores and gas bars to some of its big-box outlets, reported The Globe & Mail. The move follows Home Depot's recent foray into the c-store channel in the United States, although Rona CEO...

Broker adds more c-storologists
Suit seeking back wages, damages, assurances
Both chains saw major acquisitions
U.K. retailer expanding beyond West Coast beachhead
Unconventional drive-thru stores catch consumer's eye.
Will expand opportunities relating to bankruptcies, divestitures
Alon USA Energy Inc. announced that it has closed on its previously announced acquisition of Paramount Petroleum Corp. with an effective date of July 31, 2006.