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Couche-Tard places high on IGD global heavy-hitters list

HERTFORDSHIRE, U.K. -- North American convenience store retailer Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., Laval, Quebec, placed third among 10 retailers that are punching above their weight on the global retail scene identified by International food and grocery industry information and research firm IGD. The...

Company converting BP Connect units to am/pm brand in South Florida

NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- BP it is piloting its am/pm brand, already entrenched on the West Coast, in South Florida, it said. Under the South Florida pilot program, BP Connect company-operated and franchise convenience stores will be rebranded am/pm. The convenience stores offer a variety of choices,...

Pantry completes acquisition of 38 c-stores in Ala.

SANFORD, N.C. -- The Pantry Inc. said that it has completed the acquisition of Shop-A-Snak Food Mart Inc., which operates 38 convenience stores in Alabama. The acquisition also includes dealer and fuel supply arrangements for several additional stores. Shop-A-Snak Food Mart generated total revenues...

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Industry vet assumes newly created role for pricing automation firm
Food Marketing Institute senior vice president Michael Sansolo kicked off the opening supersession of the 2006 FMI Show.