Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Discount chain adds former 7-Eleven category manager, others

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. -- Dollar General Corp. has completed a realignment of its merchandising team with several recent appointments. In recent weeks, the company added Denny Zimmerman, a 25-year veteran merchant previously with 7-Eleven and American Stores; Keith Reynolds, an 18-year veteran...

An American consumer in London finds freshness, new appreciation for convenience retail

[Editor's note: As an American studying and living in London, Adam Brown has seen much the city has to offer in the way of retail. To get a fresh consumer perspective on the Tesco convenience offering, CSP asked Brown to visit a local Tesco Express in the London borough of Sidcup and provide...

Howenstine to cover East region

SMITHFIELD, N.C. -- Environ Products Inc. has announced the appointment of Richard (Rich) Howenstine to the position of East regional business manager. Prior to joining Environ Products, Howenstine held positions with American Modular Technology and with Tokheim Corp. He has more than 20 years of...

BP Products North America has a new leader to steer its U.S. convenience-retailing ship, according to sources close to the company.
Thomas R. Greco has been named president of PepsiCo sales, succeeding Al Carey, who was named president and CEO of the Frito-Lay North America division.
Jeff Sussman has been hired as executive vice president for Novelty Inc.
Family-owned real estate development firm Sansone Group formed Sansone Oil LLC and will invest $8 million to build and operate two Mobil On The Run locations.
Philanthropist, convenience industry visionary dies after fall
Growmark Retail Energy has promoted Marion Ertmer, formerly manager of retail operations, to manager of propane marketing and electronic payment systems.
Cross-channel encroachment on convenience stores' territory comes not only from within, but also from without.