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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Seeking new landlords for six units from sale-leaseback package

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Circle K Stores Inc. has paid more than $7.8 million for six convenience stores in Tucson, Ariz., already operating under the Circle K brand. The purchases were existing stores that were part of a sale-leaseback package that we decided to purchase, Diane Ketterhagen, a spokesperson...

Royal Buying Group Inc. (RBG) has created and selected The Independent C-store Expo Board of Advisors.

HINSDALE, Ill. -- Royal Buying Group Inc. (RBG) has created and selected The Independent C-store Expo Board of Advisors. This group of current independent c-store industry veterans will help guide topics and content for the group's Expo. The Independent C-store Expo Board of Advisors includes:...

Mike Sroda, 67 of Paradise Valley, Ariz., passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007, after a tough fight against brain cancer.

PARADISE VALLEY, N.M. -- Mike Sroda, 67 of Paradise Valley, Ariz., passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007, after a tough fight against brain cancer. Sroda enjoyed a 40-year career with various major oil companies, the most recent being ConocoPhillips, where he was West Coast wholesale marketing...

Latest in string of acquisitions includes 66 retail units, wholesaler
Original minds to share stage at CRC, urge retailers to think better, aim higher
Southern Convenience Stores exits retailing, sells 68 locations to various buyers
Another Spartan Stores grocery chain gets into gas; CEFCO opens truckstop
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.

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