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East Coast chain aims to expand and reinvent its image as part of 5-year plan

BALTIMORE, Md. -- Updated stores, additional room for foodservice and a new fuel brandthese are key points for the Royal Farms convenience store chain as it launches a 5-year plan to reinvent itself, according to a story in the Delmarva, Md., Daily Times. The plan was put into action this past week...

Swiss Farms Stores opened its 11th store Wednesday in Upper Darby, Pa.

UPPER DARBY, Pa. -- Swiss Farms Stores opened its 11th store Wednesday in Upper Darby, Pa. The drive-thru convenience-store chain, based in Broomall, Pa., said earlier this year it would add 10 new locations by 2008, including sites in Aston and Concord, according to a report in The Delaware County...

Preliminary results significantly above previous guidance

SANFORD, N.C. -- The Pantry Inc. has announced that it expects fiscal 2006 earnings per share to substantially exceed its previous guidance. Based on preliminary, unaudited data, the company expects to report diluted earnings per share for its fiscal year ended Sept. 28, 2006, in a range between $3...

Much-anticipated spinoff still in holding pattern for now
Chevron seeking franchisees in Calif., Wash. for newest store design concept
Announces closing of IPO
Retailer opens first certified green convenience store in U.S.
Operating, closed locations with c-stores for sale, along with other properties
As gas prices drop, consumer confidence rises and economists keep watch
Opponents go after Tesco's planned distribution center over environmental impact.