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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Will make scanner-based sales data available for measurement service

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Wilson Farms Inc. said it has signed an agreement with The Nielsen Co. to facilitate the collection and reporting of the convenience retailer's scan information. Wilson Farms that operates 199 stores across the state of New York. Under the agreement between the two companies,...

Retailer plans to convert approximately 100 company-op stores

MIAMI -- 7-Eleven, Inc. said thatfor the first timeit plans to convert approximately 100 company-operated 7-Eleven stores in South Florida into franchised operations, offering new business opportunities to Floridians and other U.S. residents. The change affects 7-Eleven stores in the Dade, Broward...

McComas promises more to come after first corporate purchase in four years

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. -- In what David McComas promises to be just the first of a couple of major deals, Fas Mart/Shore Stop parent company GPM Investments LLC signed an agreement Tuesday to acquire a privately owned convenience-store chain in the Southeast. [This is] the first large corporate...

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