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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

C-stores without gasoline face struggle through 2010: Bishop report

CHICAGO -- Growth rates for six retail formats, including convenience stores without gasoline, are not expected to keep pace with inflation during the remainder of this decade, according to a study by the Willard Bishop consultancy. During The Future of Food Retailing Webinar sponsored by The Food...

Deal adds six more stores

SANFORD, N.C. -- The Pantry Inc. has completed the acquisition of six Fuel Mate convenience stores in North Carolina. The stores, all located near the company's headquarters in Sanford, N.C., generated revenues of approximately $24 million in 2005. The acquisition increases the size of the company'...

Broker adds more c-storologists

ARLINGTON, Texas -- National convenience store broker TNT Marketing has added seven new employees to its team of c-storologists. Joining the sales team is Bethine Domino, a regional sales manager responsible for sales in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. Domino has served as an account...

A need to grow leads White Hen to 7-Eleven transaction
Home-improvement retailer could follow Home Depot's lead on convenience, gas in Canada.
Suit seeking back wages, damages, assurances
Both chains saw major acquisitions
U.K. retailer expanding beyond West Coast beachhead
Unconventional drive-thru stores catch consumer's eye.
Will expand opportunities relating to bankruptcies, divestitures