Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Suggests retailer not counting on brand recognition for U.S. venture

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Targeting the time-starved U.S. grocery shopper, British supermarket giant Tesco has registered a logo design for its American venture that combines a clock facesignaling conveniencewith an apple stem, reflecting the stores' planned focus on prepared meals and salads. Citing...

Hertel, Weitzel named managing partners

BARRINGTON, Ill. -- The firm of Willard Bishop, celebrating its 30th year of providing consulting services to the retail and foodservice industries, will set a new management structure into motion in 2007 that will enable the firm to maintain its heritage and meet the needs of clients in the...

California supermarket site in older community reveals some strategy clues

LOS ANGELES -- One thing that is clear upon visiting a site set for what has been described as a small Tesco Fresh & Easy supermarket is the maturity of the neighborhood. The West Covina suburb in Los Angeles County is by no means a burgeoning suburban development the likes surrounding Phoenix...

Kansas retailer finds interested party in the nick of time
Oil giant to roll out ampm nationwide
BP selling 34 sites in Pittsburgh area for conversion
Publix Super Markets Inc. plans to expand its convenience store and gas station business, reported The Lakeland Ledger.
United Refining Co., a regional refiner and marketer of petroleum products announces operating results for the first fiscal quarter ended November 30.
Also wraps up several single-store deals
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