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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Sale is part of company's ongoing portfolio management strategy

CHICAGO -- BP has placed 34 gas stations and 81 development sites on the auction block in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Twelve of the stations come with BP fuel supply agreements, while 22 of the stations are unbranded. This move fits BP's strategy of reducing its real-estate portfolio...

Licenses in jeopardy over signage

LYNN, Mass. -- Some 70% of the convenience and package stores in Lynn, Mass, are facing nonrenewal of their food licenses next month as a result of a survey conducted in March, reported The Daily Item. Of 141 stores surveyed, 99 were found to be in violation of a law passed in December 2004 aimed...

Ellis heads up Ypsilanti effort

YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Mike Ellis has been named Ypsilanti Sales Manager for Eby-Brown, a major consumer products distributor to convenience stores in the eastern United States. Formerly performing as a salesperson in the Ypsilanti area, Ellis begins work immediately in the newly created position...

Wis. chain celebrates with party, promotions for customers
Kum & Go adds 14 stores in Arkansas with latest acquisition
Increased operating income by $19.5 million over previous year
Will focus on developing partnerships
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Judge gives final approval to $1.075 billion settlement with Exxon dealers