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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Industry vet will serve as strategic development VP

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- Digital surveillance and monitoring services company Westec InterActive said that security industry veteran Rollie Trayte has joined the company as vice president of strategic development. In this position, Trayte will be responsible for developing customized security and...

Was instrumental in Stripes development

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Susser Holdings Corp., a major convenience store operator and wholesale fuel supplier to dealers in Texas and Oklahoma, has named Ronald D. Coben to the newly created position of executive vice president and chief marketing officer. Coben has more than 20 years' experience...

The Pantry's purchase of 18 stores has chain out to a strong start for 2007

SUMMERVILLE. S.C. -- Sometimes an offer just comes along that you have to take seriously. That's how Shawn Smith, president of Angler's Mini-Mart, sums up his family's decision to sell its 16 convenience stores (six with Churches Chicken restaurants) to The Pantry, as reported yesterday in a CSP...

Jobber's reorganization effort thwarted by bank's bankruptcy complaint.
Steve Andersen had long-time connections to c-store industry
Linear Retail buys 15 White Hen c-stores from New England Pantry
Sidney Kosasa, founder of Hawaii's ABC Stores empire of convenience stores that cater to tourists, died in his home Nov. 17 at age 86.
Sweet Oil principal keeps focused on his baby as company sale nears completion
Bouchard telegraphs two more acquisitions in early `07
Rollout to emulate state quarters program