Corporate News

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Retailer securing storied hotel to build 500th store for 50th anniversary

TULSA, Okla. -- In its heyday in the 1960s and 70s, the Camelot Hotelresembling a castle complete with a moat, drawbridge and turretsbecame famous for having among its guests Elvis Presley, Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. And although Elvis has left the building, now QuikTrip has a contract to...

Buying nine supermarkets, three c-stores in Tulsa area

TULSA, Okla. -- RPCS Inc., which owns Price Cutter stores in the Springfield, Mo., area, announced plans for an agreement with Albertsons LLC to acquire 12 Albertsons properties, including nine supermarkets and three convenience stores, in and around the Tulsa, Okla., market, said The News-Leader...

Leadership Network announces Outlook Leadership 2007 speaker lineup

GILBERT, Ariz. -- Leadership Network unveiled the speaker lineup for its upcoming Outlook Leadership 2007 conference taking place September 24-26 at the Wigwam Golf Resort & Spa in Phoenix for the convenience retailing industry's top-level executives. Headlining the event will be the best-...

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