Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Hartford, N.Y., location opens today

HARTFORD, N.Y. -- The site of a former IGA grocery store will be occupied by a Stewart's Shop, which opens its doors today. Stewart's and local residents will celebrate the grand opening of what is the company's 321st shop, on Saturday, September 16. Residents are excited to have a Stewart's Shop,...

Kraft Foods Inc. has announced a new executive team that it said will sharpen the company's focus on innovation, marketing and growth.

NORTHFIELD, Ill. -- Kraft Foods Inc. has announced a new executive team that it said will sharpen the company's focus on innovation, marketing and growth. Jeri Finard has been named to the newly created position of executive vice president and chief marketing officer to lead Consumer Innovation...

Development-stage company eyes acquisitions in Florida, Georgia

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- It calls itself a development-stage company, but if the recently redubbed Petroleum Consolidators of America Inc. gets its way, it will own and operate more than 40 convenience stores and have revenues exceeding $100 million by 2010. We are ramping up to make acquisitions...

Will build 15 new travel plazas, renovate old facilities
CSX's exclusive report expresses cautious optimism for convenience channel.
To soon to tell industry insiders need more information to be anything but cautiously optimistic
Bouchard signals continued U.S. expansion for Couche-Tard
Casey's makes plans for HandiMart sites, unveils quarterly results.
Scary messages, helpful advice for retailers at CSP Risk/Liability Forum
Retailers have mostly avoided the impact of pinched wallets

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