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Japanese model establishing beachhead on West Coast as Tesco wades in

TORRANCE, Calif. -- Famima Corp., the U.S. subsidiary of Tokyo-based FamilyMart Co. Ltd., is opening its third Famima!! convenience store on the West Coast today, in Santa Monica, Calif. As reported in CSP Daily News, the first store, in West Hollywood, Calif., opened in late July 2005. A second...

Shell appoints wholesale region GMs

HOUSTON -- Larry Burch, vice president of sales and operations for Shell Oil Products US (SOPUS), has announced the new wholesale region general managers: Kevin Autin, currently general manager of the Mid-Continent Region (Direct) for SOPUS, has been named general manager of the Mid-Continent...

Respected consultant Ram Charan cites keys to long-term success

TAMPA, Fla. -- With the delivery of a pragmatic professor grounded in the realities of corporate culture, Ram Charan, the nationally renowned consultant whose entrance in the business world premiered decades ago as an adolescent working at his family shoe shop in India, schooled a class of seasoned...

Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Holdings Inc. has hired Tony Sarsam, 44, as executive vice president of operations and supply chain.
Holiday Stationstores has promoted three executives.Lynn M. Anderson has been promoted to executive vice president and general counsel.
"Tweener" retailer also intends to become franchisor.
U.S. reconnaissance included execs posing as film producers
Announces credit agreement, dividends, sale of pipelines
Store design creates standouts in an otherwise level playing field
Hershey names Vucovich Chief Customer Officer, Commercial Group