Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Drive-thru c-store chain may buy gourmet food business

MIAMI -- Miami convenience store chain Farm Stores is in talks to buy Gardner's Markets, one of the area's oldest fine-food shops, reported The Miami Herald. Farm Stores has more than 100 drive-through markets, and Gardner's runs four gourmet stores. Executives at both firms wouldn't comment beyond...

Steinhagen named president of Lamar University Foundation

WASHINGTON -- President Bush will nominate James A. Haslam II, founder of the Knoxville, Tenn.-based Pilot Corp. chain of travel centers and convenience stores, among several individuals to be members of the board of trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington for a...

Solar panels, living roof set Oregon retail biofuels station apart

EUGENE, Ore. -- SeQuential Biofuels has opened what it says is a first-of-its-kind biofuels retail station. SeQuential Biofuels is the first major fuel retailer in the Pacific Northwest to offer a variety of biofuel-blended motor fuels to the mainstream market under a single, branded canopy, it...

Marti Money joins TAC
Stores, stations, fuel supply agreements sold to multiple buyers
7-Eleven regional VP named to head up acquisition; Barnholt to stay on as advisor
As reported yesterday in CSP Daily News, Joseph M. Sheetz has died from kidney cancer.
Tesco-inspired concept would combine groceries, gas, pharmacy in small footprint
Iowa association voices support for local food retailers
Industry executive had kidney cancer