Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

As gas prices drop, consumer confidence rises and economists keep watch

WORTHINGTON, Ohio -- As gasoline prices continued to drop during the past two weekssubsequently driving down prices for other goods and serviceconsumer confidence increased, according to a new survey, but economists are slow in letting their guard down as they note underlying data signals that...

Opponents go after Tesco's planned distribution center over environmental impact

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Opponents of a Tesco grocery distribution center on former March Air Force Base in Riverside, Calif., have filed two lawsuits this month alleging that it was approved without proper consideration of the environmental impact, reported The Press-Enterprise. British grocery giant...

Employees of a Kent, Ohio, Sheetz convenience store (pictured) hosted a community open house in early October to celebrate the location's grand opening.

KENT, Ohio -- Employees of a Kent, Ohio, Sheetz convenience store (pictured) hosted a community open house in early October to celebrate the location's grand opening. Customers were invited to sample made-to-order menu items throughout the day. Sheetz presented a $2,500 donation to the Kent Parks...

Village Pantry locations close along with 12 supermarkets
Offering begins trading on NASDAQ under symbol SUSS
Kum & Go LC announced its store in Fort Dodge, Iowa, was the location where store manager Pat Fellers was one of 12 Kum & Go managers who won a new car.
Upchurch named PDQ's business development manager for western U.S.
Commercial and retail fueling equipment company OPW Fueling Components said that it has completed the acquisition of Environ Holdings Inc.
Diversified company grew by slimming down to core fuel business
Six from 7-Eleven, ARCO, T&C, OXXO, Rotten Robbie's, The Market.

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