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Retailer manages to make Forbes Best Big Companies list

SANFORD, N.C. -- The Pantry was named the best-managed company in the Food Market category in Forbes magazine's America's Best Big Companies list, making the annual ranking for the first time. Casey's General Stores joined The Pantry in the Food Markets category. This was its eighth appearance on...

Couche-Tard expands store numbers, Shell relationship in Fla. with latest acquisition

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- As another midsized retailer chose to exit the convenience store industry, Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. was there this week to add 13 stores to its Florida and Gulf Coast Division of Circle K. The Laval, Quebec-based c-store giant signed, through its subsidiary Circle K Stores...

O'Donoghue takes the helm of New England c-store group

STOUGHTON, Mass. -- The board of the New England Convenience Store Association (NECSA) recently announced that Diana O'Donoghue has been promoted as NECSA's executive director. O'Donoghue joined NECSA in January of 2003 as government relations director. Prior to joining NECSA, O'Donoghue served as...

U.K. retailer's U.S. invasion taking shape in Phoenix, Orange County.
Deal signals chain's first move into South Florida.
Residents in Voorhies, N.J., thought they avoided getting an expanded Wawa convenience store when the planning board unanimously denied the company's application.
You can beat the giantsor become one yourself: author
Berlin Oil taps nontraditional traffic drivers to battle Wal-Mart, others
The Pantry's latest purchase keeps the chain growing in key markets.
Hess Corp. has announced a $3.6 billion capital and exploratory expenditure budget for 2007.