Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Original minds to share stage at CRC, urge retailers to think better, aim higher

PHOENIX -- What makes some leaders able to drive their businesses to greater success and stand out as more than just a figurehead? To Bill Taylor, author of Mavericks of Work: Why the Most Original Minds in Business Win , it's a different way of thinking. A maverick is a business leader who...

Southern Convenience Stores exits retailing, sells 68 locations to various buyers

MOORESBORO, N.C. -- Southern Convenience Stores Inc. has sold substantially all of its 68 retail sites, a CSP Daily News Flash reported yesterday. Eight of the stores have been acquired by Babubhai Patel and family,six by McCray's Country Cupboard and six by Sar Groups LLC. Another 41 stores were...

Another Spartan Stores grocery chain gets into gas; CEFCO opens truckstop

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- D&W Fresh Market in Caledonia, Mich., opened its first D&W Quick Stop convenience and fuel center, developed by Spartan Stores Inc., on Dec. 19, 2006. Gasoline is a natural addition to our one-stop-shopping strategy for customer convenience. This service is important...

Houston mayor forms group to curb violence
Optimism high for chain under new ownership, beginning with a new coffee program
Sheetz opens new store in Ohio; Holiday Stationstores adds one in Minn.
Properties change hands in Ark., Utah, Maine. Ill.
In suit, c-store owners allege parent company misled them
Car-Pac covers c-stores, gas stations, more
Israeli company also negotiating to purchase 60 more U.S. sites