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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Herbst buying Winner's Corner, car washes from Berry-Hinckley

RENO, Nev. -- Berry-Hinckley Industries recently entered into a contract to sell the company to Jerry Herbst, owner of the Terrible Herbst chain. Herbst will acquire the existing Nevada businesses of Berry-Hinckley including 33 Winner's Corner convenience stores and Chevron gas stations, along with...

Sheetz opens 2nd store, 12th in N.C.; donates $5,000 to Little League

GREENVILLE, N.C. -- Sheetz Inc. opened a new 5,000-square-foot convenience store in Greenville, N.C., yesterday. The newest addition to the 333-store chain is the second in Greenville, bringing the total of Sheetz stores in the state to 12. While the store has opened to the public, employees will...

Virginia distributor places 12 Kwik Marts on the auction block

GOLDSBORO, N.C. -- Wooten Oil Co., a petroleum marketing, distribution and convenience-store company based in Goldsboro, N.C., is selling its 12 company-operated Kwik Mart c-stores, including two sites less than two years old. These high-volume stores are located in the eastern portion of North...

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