Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Offering BPs for ampm conversion in Ill.; ARCOs with ampm in four states

WARRENVILLE, Ill. -- BP is engaged in two large station selloffsone in the Midwest and one on the West Coast. BP Products North America Inc. is offering 53 properties located in the Chicago metropolitan area. And BP West Coast Products LLC is offering 37 ARCO stations on the West Coast. The oil...

Travel center and convenience store retailer Road Ranger LLC has acquired six former QuikTrip c-stores in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa, market.

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Travel center and convenience store retailer Road Ranger LLC has acquired six former QuikTrip c-stores in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa, market, reported The Cedar Rapids Gazette. Five of the locations are in Cedar Rapids, one is in Marion, Iowa, according to Road Ranger's website...

Gas station/c-store entrepreneur was major philanthropist

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Warren Alpert, who died Saturday at 86, was a gas station and convenience market tycoon who made headlines in January when he donated $100 million to Brown University, which named its medical school after him, said The New York Sun. Among Alpert's holdings was the Drake...

12 Shells, 1 Sunoco on block in Cincinnati area
Texas refiner/marketer buys Skinny's chain, grows to 308 stores.
Farmer's Union Oil to buy c-stores, bulk fuel op from Goulding's.
C-stores may be in Wal-Mart's future to counter Tesco's entry into the U.S.
Sheetz opens 2nd store, 12th in N.C.; donates $5,000 to Little League
United Fuel & Energy to acquire assets of Reamax Oil
Herbst buying Winner's Corner, car washes from Berry-Hinckley.

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