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Kum & Go adds 14 stores in Arkansas with latest acquisition

JONESBORO, Ark. -- Market forces and good timing on the buyer's part were cited as key reasons the Jr. Foods convenience store chain in Arkansas changed hands this week. Kum & Go Convenience Stores closed on the purchase on Tuesday and took over the 11 c-stores as of yesterday, according to...

Ellis heads up Ypsilanti effort

YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Mike Ellis has been named Ypsilanti Sales Manager for Eby-Brown, a major consumer products distributor to convenience stores in the eastern United States. Formerly performing as a salesperson in the Ypsilanti area, Ellis begins work immediately in the newly created position...

Increased operating income by $19.5 million over previous year

WARREN, Pa. -- United Refining Co., a regional refiner and marketer of petroleum products, has announced that its operating income for the second fiscal quarter ended Feb. 28, 2006, increased $19.5 million from a loss of $19.6 million for the quarter ended Feb. 28, 2005 to a loss of $100,000 for...

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