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Ten former Git-N-Go locations in Arkansas to re-open soon

PINE BLUFF, Ark. -- Ten former Git-N-Go convenience stores in Arkansas that closed last year will soon be re-opened, according to a representative of the stores' new owner. Sigma Properties LLC, purchased the stores in July. The company plans to begin opening the stores this month, Don Jenkins, an...

Paying property taxes on grossly inflated values isn't fair and isn't good business.

SAN ANTONIO -- As reported yesterday, Valero Energy Corp. has filed 150 lawsuits against 42 appraisal districts across Texas, saying that tax appraisal officials have overvalued its properties, including its gas stations, convenience stores and refineries. Valero also is suing appraisal districts...

ExxonMobil sees 36% increase over last year's 2Q

OAK BROOK, Ill. -- Exxon Mobil Corp., Chevron Corp. and ConocoPhillips have reported second-quarter 2006 and first-half 2006 earnings. Hess Corp. and Murphy Oil Corp. also reported turned in their financial reports for those periods, and United Refining Co. reported on its third fiscal quarter and...

Fred H. Bosselman Sr., the founder of a number of Bosselman companies, died Thursday night at age 89, reported the Grand Island (Neb.) Independent.
Illinois retailers question Chicago's living wage law.
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Southeast retailer puts more attention on ground-up store construction
Introduces c-store vet as new senior vice president
Brit retailer buys land for c-store warehouse
Federal agency won't approve requests for sites with brand deed restrictions.