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Annual CSP Outlook Survey shows early optimism for the new year

OAK BROOK, Ill. -- On any number of frontsfrom foodservice to beveragesretailers are expressing optimism for the coming year. In its annual Outlook Survey, which will come out in its complete form this month, CSP magazine found that most responding retailers expected the business climate for 2007...

After buying 19 stores and selling 24, Southwest Georgia Oil counts its blessings

BAINBRIDGE, Ga. -- Despite the fact it just sold its 24 SunStop stores, Southwest Georgia Oil Co. isn't in sell-off mode. Similarly, the company's purchase of 19 Big Little Stores in Alabama a month ago doesn't signify the company is hot to grow. What theseand several other strategic moves by the...

Puerto Rican c-store operator reaches into Canadian malls

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Prime Time Group Inc., which operates convenience stores in Puerto Rico, is branching out into other retail channels and has completed its phase-II rollout of its Kiosk-In-A-Box concept in four new locations in western Canada. Prime Time Group also said it has completed its...

Gateway Newstands said that it has acquired the assets of the Convenience Store Group.
Southwest Georgia Oil sells 24 stores, refocuses on wholesale petroleum
Sites to be sold as BP franchises; also selling seven other sites to be debranded
Bouchard says he will pursue divested company/dealer outlets, although bulk deal unlikely
From foodservice to ATMs, Casey's shares lessons learned from store purchases.
C-store giant puts its new growth strategy into practice with 10-store purchase
New store opens in Rossville, Ill.