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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Eby-Brown's Bunce named AWMA chairman

FAIRFAX, Va. -- The American Wholesale Marketers Association (AWMA) recently announced that the 2007 AWMA Chairman is Jode Bunce, executive vice president of cigarettes for Eby-Brown Co., Naperville, Ill. Jode Bunce brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this position and will be a strong...

Opens 22nd station; Vercollone named car wash group prez

ANDOVER, Mass. -- VERC Enterprises, which has convenience stores throughout Eastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire, has added its 22nd location, this one in Andover, Mass. The new VERC Mobil, just off of Interstate 93, is a former Mobil station. It houses a convenience store and a Dunkin Donuts...

Kansas retailer files for Chapter 11 protection after hitting bump in the road

LIBERAL, Kan. -- Less than a week after a 13-store chain in Kansas reported a major [financial] bump in the road that it hoped to iron out with the help of an interested party, Wes-Kan Oil Co. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week. With outstanding debts totaling about $927,000, the...

Would boost to $7.25, offer tax breaks to offset higher costs
March 30 distribution slated; Rosenfeld to replace Camilleri as Kraft chairman
Fuels, carwash vet to lead wash, station, c-store programs
Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT) said that it completed its acquisition of TravelCenters of America Inc.
Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes manager wins $25,000
Is U.K. retailer planning nationwide U.S. rollout?
Regional retailer will keep name; family exits business with sale of 23 stores in Utah