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O'Donoghue takes the helm of New England c-store group

STOUGHTON, Mass. -- The board of the New England Convenience Store Association (NECSA) recently announced that Diana O'Donoghue has been promoted as NECSA's executive director. O'Donoghue joined NECSA in January of 2003 as government relations director. Prior to joining NECSA, O'Donoghue served as...

U.K. retailer's U.S. invasion taking shape in Phoenix, Orange County

PHOENIX -- U.K. grocery powerhouse Tesco PLC has applied for 14 liquor licenses across the Valley so far this month, indicating its imminent arrival in the Phoenix metro area, reported The Business Journal of Phoenix. As has been widely reported, the secretive retailer plans to expand into the...

Deal signals chain's first move into South Florida

SANFORD, N.C. -- The Pantry Inc., a leading independently operated convenience store chain in the southeastern United States, has completed the previously announced acquisitions of eight convenience stores in Mississippi and Florida. Seven of the stores are in northern Mississippi, where they have...

Residents in Voorhies, N.J., thought they avoided getting an expanded Wawa convenience store when the planning board unanimously denied the company's application.
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The Pantry's latest purchase keeps the chain growing in key markets.
Hess Corp. has announced a $3.6 billion capital and exploratory expenditure budget for 2007.
And Petro Stopping going strong
Rutter's Farm Stores and Rutter's Dairy honored outstanding achievements at their annual employee recognition banquet on December 6.