Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Green station has eco-friendly design, solar panels, more; oil company will encourage its other brands to follow suit

LOS ANGELES -- BP is opening a green gas station today in Los Angeles. Dubbed Helios House, the eco-friendly station replaces a Thrifty station that served customers from Los Angeles and nearby Beverly Hills, said The Los Angeles Times. Helios House could win certification as the nation's 735th...

Multi-branded regional retailer offering sites in several states

RICHMOND, Va. -- An unidentifiedleading petroleum marketing, distribution, and convenience store company in the Southeastern U.S. is putting 46 convenience stores up for sale. The stores are located at prime traffic locations in Florida (18 stores), the greater Atlanta area (14), eastern Tennessee...

Purchases two more stores in Naples market

SANFORD, N.C. -- The Pantry Inc. said it has completed the previously disclosed acquisitions of 33 convenience stores. The largest of the transactions was the acquisition of 24 Sun Stop c-stores in Florida, Georgia and Alabama from Southwest Georgia Oil Co. Inc. These stores, which generated...

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Phoenix Tesco sites target homebound traffic; no gas or tobacco on the menu
Food Shops, L'il Peach, Store 24 not part of sale.
Will present $2,500 to local Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club
Comparing new CSX numbers reflects volatility of 2005
Flying J Inc. has opened two new travel plazas located in Dodge City, Kansas, and Dothan, Ala.