Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Roskams, Blaney will help refine support services, business development

HOUSTON -- FuelQuest Inc., an on-demand software and services company for the global downstream energy industry, has announced two new additions to its staff. Ann Roskams serves as the new customer quality assurance manager, and Tim Blaney joins as the director of tax operations for FuelQuest. Both...

Alarmed by a steep sales decline for Snickers, $18 billion food giant Mars has fired Martyn Wilks, the 20-year company veteran who headed the U.S. snack-food unit.

MCLEAN, Va. -- Alarmed by a steep sales decline for Snickers, $18 billion food giant Mars has fired Martyn Wilks, the 20-year company veteran who headed the U.S. snack-food unit that generates most of its profit, reported AdAge.com. Mars North America President Bob Gamgort has personally taken over...

Mary Parsons has been named vice president of snack platforms and tech center operations at The Hershey Co., effective immediately.

HERSHEY, Pa. -- Mary Parsons has been named vice president of snack platforms and tech center operations at The Hershey Co., effective immediately. Parsons will report to Dan Azzara, vice president of global innovation and quality. Parsons will be responsible for research and product development...

The U.S. has been hostile territory for British retailers; will Tesco repeat history or break the pattern?
Kwik Trip Inc. operates a Food & Drug Administration (FDA)-approved bakery, offering customers fresh Kwikery bakery products.
Fresh & Easy c-stores in U.S. expected to be profitable within a year or two
Discount chain adds former 7-Eleven category manager, others
An American consumer in London finds freshness, new appreciation for convenience retail
Howenstine to cover East region
BP Products North America has a new leader to steer its U.S. convenience-retailing ship, according to sources close to the company.

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