Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Herbst buying Winner's Corner, car washes from Berry-Hinckley

RENO, Nev. -- Berry-Hinckley Industries recently entered into a contract to sell the company to Jerry Herbst, owner of the Terrible Herbst chain. Herbst will acquire the existing Nevada businesses of Berry-Hinckley including 33 Winner's Corner convenience stores and Chevron gas stations, along with...

Virginia distributor places 12 Kwik Marts on the auction block

GOLDSBORO, N.C. -- Wooten Oil Co., a petroleum marketing, distribution and convenience-store company based in Goldsboro, N.C., is selling its 12 company-operated Kwik Mart c-stores, including two sites less than two years old. These high-volume stores are located in the eastern portion of North...

Fortune asks, will Tesco get a Rocky Mountain high?

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Tesco's British invasion of the United States might be more ambitious than the company has so far let on, according to Fortune magazine. A search of public documents reveals that Tescowhich plans to open hundreds of grocery/convenience stores on the West Coast beginning later...

Tesco hires Deutsch LA for U.S. Fresh & Easy launch
Grocer breaks ground on prototype with gas, c-store; promotes VPs
Green station has eco-friendly design, solar panels, more; oil company will encourage its other brands to follow suit
Multi-branded regional retailer offering sites in several states
Purchases two more stores in Naples market
Will serve as director of corporate identity
Houston Astros owner offers thoughts on leadership and benchmarking