Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Jason McAuliffe promoted at recruiter

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. -- Recruiting and consulting services provider Energy Recruiters Inc. (ERI) has promoted Jason McAuliffe to president of the firm. In his new role, McAuliffe will be responsible for the continued growth of ERI's practices, which include recruiting services to clients in key...

Grocer-distributor acquires two fuel centers, three c-stores in supermarket deal

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Spartan Stores Inc. has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire 20 retail grocery stores, two fuel centers and three convenience stores from G&R Felpausch Co., a privately held Hastings, Mich.-based retail grocery operator and current distribution customer...

Open Pantrys new site capitalizes on less capital

FRANKLIN, Wis. -- For Open Pantry, less is actually more. Executives at this transformationVbCrLf-focused chain recently opened a new site in Franklin, Wis."not a $2.5 million raze-and-rebuild, but an $800,000 remodel that at present is reaping similar if not better numbers. The trick, according to...

Good-faith deposit extends deadline after financing switch
Report says group owns one-third to one-half of stores
10th Golden State location
Withdraws FDIC application for charter that would have threatened c-stores
7-Eleven promotes Foster to focus on closer-to-the-customer,' local-store marketing.
Number of U.S. locations increased 3.2% to 145,119
Some say the big retailers have the upper hand in making deals as Major Oil sells off stores