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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Tesco hires Deutsch LA for U.S. Fresh & Easy launch

LOS ANGELES -- Tesco has named Interpublic Group's Deutsch LA to handle the U.S. introduction of the company's Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market stores, which are set to launch later this year, Mike Sheldon, Deutsch co-president, told Adweek. The domestic ad budget has not yet been determined,...

Grocer breaks ground on prototype with gas, c-store; promotes VPs

ALLENDALE TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- Spartan Stores Inc. is set to begin construction on a new Family Fare Supermarket in Allendale, Township, Mich., that will be the prototype for future stores, reported The Grand Rapids Press. The Family Fare will incorporate all features to be seen in future stores: a...

Green station has eco-friendly design, solar panels, more; oil company will encourage its other brands to follow suit

LOS ANGELES -- BP is opening a green gas station today in Los Angeles. Dubbed Helios House, the eco-friendly station replaces a Thrifty station that served customers from Los Angeles and nearby Beverly Hills, said The Los Angeles Times. Helios House could win certification as the nation's 735th...

Multi-branded regional retailer offering sites in several states
Purchases two more stores in Naples market
Will serve as director of corporate identity
Houston Astros owner offers thoughts on leadership and benchmarking
Phoenix Tesco sites target homebound traffic; no gas or tobacco on the menu
Food Shops, L'il Peach, Store 24 not part of sale.
Will present $2,500 to local Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club