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Houston mayor forms group to curb violence

HOUSTON -- Houston Mayor Bill White has announced the formation of the Mayor's Task Force on Convenience Store Security. Members will make recommendations aimed at curbing violent crime in c-stores by reviewing new technologies, building codes, management processes and law enforcement procedures...

Optimism high for chain under new ownership, beginning with a new coffee program

INDIANAPOLIS -- It has been more than three months since Sun Capital Partners Inc. took over ownership of the Marsh chains of grocery stores and Village Pantry convenience stores. And to hear Kent Raphael tell it, despite a handful of store closings and analysts' theories that the c-store division...

Sheetz opens new store in Ohio; Holiday Stationstores adds one in Minn.

ALTOONA, Pa. -- Sheetz Inc. has opened a new 4,700-square-foot convenience store in Twinsburg, Ohio, its 23rd in the Buckeye State. While the store opened to the public yesterday, employees will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony and community grand opening celebration on January 18. As part of the...

Properties change hands in Ark., Utah, Maine. Ill.
In suit, c-store owners allege parent company misled them
Car-Pac covers c-stores, gas stations, more
Israeli company also negotiating to purchase 60 more U.S. sites
Retailer put off by regulations; Couche-Tard continues Florida growth
63rd location in western Pa.
Retailer manages to make Forbes Best Big Companies list