Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Fell joins brewer from Cadbury Schweppes

LONDON --Brewer SABMiller PLC has appointed Nick Fell as Group Marketing Director effective August 1, 2006. Fell joins the business from Cadbury Schweppes, where he was president of global commercial strategy, responsible for creating strategies and capabilities to grow Cadbury's share of the...

68 S.C., N.C. stations, stores for sale

RICHMOND, Va. -- A chain of petroleum marketing, distribution and convenience stores, which consists of 68 company-operated stores, three dealer-operated stores and four development sites owned by Southern Convenience Stores Inc., Chester Marketer Inc., Marketer Investment Co. Inc., Petroleum World...

Roskams, Blaney will help refine support services, business development

HOUSTON -- FuelQuest Inc., an on-demand software and services company for the global downstream energy industry, has announced two new additions to its staff. Ann Roskams serves as the new customer quality assurance manager, and Tim Blaney joins as the director of tax operations for FuelQuest. Both...

Alarmed by a steep sales decline for Snickers, $18 billion food giant Mars has fired Martyn Wilks, the 20-year company veteran who headed the U.S. snack-food unit.
Mary Parsons has been named vice president of snack platforms and tech center operations at The Hershey Co., effective immediately.
The U.S. has been hostile territory for British retailers; will Tesco repeat history or break the pattern?
Kwik Trip Inc. operates a Food & Drug Administration (FDA)-approved bakery, offering customers fresh Kwikery bakery products.
Fresh & Easy c-stores in U.S. expected to be profitable within a year or two
Howenstine to cover East region
BP Products North America has a new leader to steer its U.S. convenience-retailing ship, according to sources close to the company.