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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Drive-through store moves next door to traditional competitor

EAST GOSHEN, Pa. -- Ronnie Braverman is excited that he will soon be able to pick up milk at the barn- and silo-shaped drive-through Swiss Farms convenience store that is being built at in East Goshen, Pa., but he is used to going to the Wawa next door out of "convenience and habit," according to...

Pantry expands, renegotiates credit for more acquisitions

SANFORD, N.C. -- The Pantry Inc. has announced that it has completed the expansion and renegotiation of certain terms of its senior secured credit facilities. Chairman and CEO Peter J. Sodini said, We are pleased to complete the renegotiation of our credit agreement on favorable terms. We were able...

Chain opens temporary c-store, will rebuild in tornado-ravaged Greensburg, Kansas

GREENSBURG, Kansas -- The Kroger Co. regional convenience store chain Kwik Shop Inc. is the latest business to commit to rebuilding in Greensburg, Kansas, reported The Wichita Eagle. Greensburg, about 110 miles west of Wichita, was decimated on May 4 by an F5 tornado. The Hutchinson, Kansas-based...

Nice N Easy honors top employees for 2006
Tesoro Corp. announced the purchase of Shell's 100,000-barrels-per-day (bpd) Los Angeles refinery and 278 operating gas stations in Southern California.
First time that franchises in this region will be offered to public
New BP station features "living roof".
Plan calls for 40 new MotoMarts, remodeling of best of existing 70 by 2017
Casey's to rebrand station.
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