Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Texas refiner/marketer buys Skinny's chain, grows to 308 stores

ABILENE, Texas -- Alon USA Energy's strategy for retail growthexpanding its store count in West Texas to access the FINA gasoline produced at its Big Spring, Texas, refinerylimits growth prospects. But when an opportunity shows itself, the Dallas-based company is quick to assess it and make a...

Farmer's Union Oil to buy c-stores, bulk fuel op from Goulding's

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. -- Farmer's Union Oil Co. will acquire two convenience stores and bulk fuel operations from Goulding's Inc. in a deal that will close April 16, reported the Associated Press. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Paul Goulding, president of Goulding's, who has worked at the...

C-stores may be in Wal-Mart's future to counter Tesco's entry into the U.S.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Rumors have floated around for years claiming that retail giant Wal-Mart was testing various convenience concepts in an effort to expand its reach, and that continued this past week as the Bentonville, Ark.-based retailer opened its 112th Neighborhood Market. Now rumors are...

Sheetz opens 2nd store, 12th in N.C.; donates $5,000 to Little League
United Fuel & Energy to acquire assets of Reamax Oil
Herbst buying Winner's Corner, car washes from Berry-Hinckley.
Virginia distributor places 12 Kwik Marts on the auction block
Fortune asks, will Tesco get a Rocky Mountain high?
Tesco hires Deutsch LA for U.S. Fresh & Easy launch
Grocer breaks ground on prototype with gas, c-store; promotes VPs