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Station rebrands from Sunoco as part of regional expansion strategy

FLINT, Mich. -- A Valero Energy Corp. gas station is the first in the Flint, Mich., area and part of a concentrated Midwest push by the San Antonio-based independent oil refiner-marketer, said The Flint Journal. Named for the Alamothe famous battle site originally called Mission San Antonio de...

Myth-busting important when training employees for dealing with armed robberies

NEW YORK -- If you want your convenience-store employees to emerge from an armed robbery at least physically unscathed, they'll have to forget nearly everything they thought they knew about employee hold-up procedures. Armed robbery security expert and former law enforcement officer John D. Moore,...

Net sales up nearly 30%

WARREN, Pa. -- United Refining Co. has reported results for the company's fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2006. Net sales for the year ended Aug. 31, 2006, and Aug. 31, 2005, were $2.4371 billion and $1.8902 billion, respectively, which was an increase of $546.9 million or 28.9% over the prior year...

Files letter of intent for Chevron station in Fla.
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Was instrumental in Stripes development
The Pantry's purchase of 18 stores has chain out to a strong start for 2007.
U.K. retailer acquiring U.S. sites, bringing over preferred food suppliers
Industry vet will serve as strategic development VP