Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

7-Eleven pursuing friendly rebranding of White Hen Pantry in the Windy City

CHICAGO -- Chicago is a retail market famous for its adherence to tradition. Just ask Macy's. It recently purchased the Marshall Field's chain and quickly began rebranding the stores, meeting with a considerable amount of consumer resistance and ill will. But 7-Eleven seems to be taking a different...

Durfee, Gregory join N.Y. retailer

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. -- Wilson Farms Inc. recently appointed Sue Durfee as category manager and Joshua Gregory as public relations/communications coordinator. Durfee brings more than 25 years of experience in category management to Wilson Farms and is responsible for the sales and marketing of dairy...

Tesco USA officially announces Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market name, market focus

PHOENIX -- Tesco Plc officially announced yesterday that its new U.S. chain of small-footprint grocery stores will be called "Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Markets." They also formally revealed the new concept's logo during an event hosted by the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. "Our company has...

Eby-Brown's Bunce named AWMA chairman.
Opens 22nd station; Vercollone named car wash group prez
Kansas retailer files for Chapter 11 protection after hitting bump in the road
Would boost to $7.25, offer tax breaks to offset higher costs
March 30 distribution slated; Rosenfeld to replace Camilleri as Kraft chairman
Fuels, carwash vet to lead wash, station, c-store programs
Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT) said that it completed its acquisition of TravelCenters of America Inc.