Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Retailer opens first certified green convenience store in U.S.

SANFORD, N.C. -- The Pantry Inc. has opened the first convenience store in the United States to achieve Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, it said. The LEED Green Building Rating System is the nationally accepted benchmark for...

Operating, closed locations with c-stores for sale, along with other properties

NOVI, Mich. -- Knight Enterprises Inc. has put 56 Michigan, Ohio and Illinois properties up for sale. The sale portfolio includes 35 operating gas stations with convenience stores, sold with 15-year fuel supply agreements, and five closed stations with c-stores. The portfolio also includes one 71,...

As gas prices drop, consumer confidence rises and economists keep watch

WORTHINGTON, Ohio -- As gasoline prices continued to drop during the past two weekssubsequently driving down prices for other goods and serviceconsumer confidence increased, according to a new survey, but economists are slow in letting their guard down as they note underlying data signals that...

Opponents go after Tesco's planned distribution center over environmental impact.
Employees of a Kent, Ohio, Sheetz convenience store (pictured) hosted a community open house in early October to celebrate the location's grand opening.
Offering begins trading on NASDAQ under symbol SUSS
Village Pantry locations close along with 12 supermarkets
Kum & Go LC announced its store in Fort Dodge, Iowa, was the location where store manager Pat Fellers was one of 12 Kum & Go managers who won a new car.
Upchurch named PDQ's business development manager for western U.S.
Commercial and retail fueling equipment company OPW Fueling Components said that it has completed the acquisition of Environ Holdings Inc.