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New brand formed to focus offering

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- PetroConsulting Inc. said it has decided to spin off its operational division to form PetroProperties & Finance LLC. The new company is headquartered in Coral Gables, Fla. PetroConsulting's mission has changed from its early days as primarily a consulting company to its...

Drive-thru c-store chain may buy gourmet food business

MIAMI -- Miami convenience store chain Farm Stores is in talks to buy Gardner's Markets, one of the area's oldest fine-food shops, reported The Miami Herald. Farm Stores has more than 100 drive-through markets, and Gardner's runs four gourmet stores. Executives at both firms wouldn't comment beyond...

Steinhagen named president of Lamar University Foundation

WASHINGTON -- President Bush will nominate James A. Haslam II, founder of the Knoxville, Tenn.-based Pilot Corp. chain of travel centers and convenience stores, among several individuals to be members of the board of trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington for a...

Lassus Bros. develops just-in-case strategy for IT, personnel emergencies
Solar panels, living roof set Oregon retail biofuels station apart
Marti Money joins TAC
Stores, stations, fuel supply agreements sold to multiple buyers
7-Eleven regional VP named to head up acquisition; Barnholt to stay on as advisor
As reported yesterday in CSP Daily News, Joseph M. Sheetz has died from kidney cancer.
Tesco-inspired concept would combine groceries, gas, pharmacy in small footprint