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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Company converting BP Connect units to am/pm brand in South Florida

NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- BP it is piloting its am/pm brand, already entrenched on the West Coast, in South Florida, it said. Under the South Florida pilot program, BP Connect company-operated and franchise convenience stores will be rebranded am/pm. The convenience stores offer a variety of choices,...

Pantry completes acquisition of 38 c-stores in Ala.

SANFORD, N.C. -- The Pantry Inc. said that it has completed the acquisition of Shop-A-Snak Food Mart Inc., which operates 38 convenience stores in Alabama. The acquisition also includes dealer and fuel supply arrangements for several additional stores. Shop-A-Snak Food Mart generated total revenues...

Texas retailer seeks $115 million payday, plans 16-20 new stores in 2006, 2007

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Less than a week after one convenience store chain completed its initial public offering (IPO) of stock, a second initiated the process to do the same. Susser Holdings Corp., Corpus Christi, Texas, filed with regulators on Friday to raise up to $115 million in an IPO of...

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Food Marketing Institute senior vice president Michael Sansolo kicked off the opening supersession of the 2006 FMI Show.
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