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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Kwik Trip Inc. operates a Food & Drug Administration (FDA)-approved bakery, offering customers fresh Kwikery bakery products.

LACROSSE, Wis. -- Kwik Trip Inc. operates a Food & Drug Administration (FDA)-approved bakery, offering customers fresh Kwikery bakery products. It produces the Nature's Touch brand of dairy products including Milk In A Bag packaging at its own FDA-approved dairy. It also produces many of the...

Fresh & Easy c-stores in U.S. expected to be profitable within a year or two

LONDON -- Tesco PLC appears to be on track with its plans to open at least 100 convenience stores during its first year in southern California, and CEO Terry Leahy told shareholders last week in London that the board expects the U.S. unit to be "making a profit within a year or two," reported...

Discount chain adds former 7-Eleven category manager, others

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. -- Dollar General Corp. has completed a realignment of its merchandising team with several recent appointments. In recent weeks, the company added Denny Zimmerman, a 25-year veteran merchant previously with 7-Eleven and American Stores; Keith Reynolds, an 18-year veteran...

An American consumer in London finds freshness, new appreciation for convenience retail
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.
Thomas R. Greco has been named president of PepsiCo sales, succeeding Al Carey, who was named president and CEO of the Frito-Lay North America division.
Jeff Sussman has been hired as executive vice president for Novelty Inc.
Family-owned real estate development firm Sansone Group formed Sansone Oil LLC and will invest $8 million to build and operate two Mobil On The Run locations.
Philanthropist, convenience industry visionary dies after fall

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