Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

7-Eleven regional VP named to head up acquisition; Barnholt to stay on as advisor

LOMBARD, Ill. -- Nancy Smith, a 26-year company employee and vice president of 7-Eleven Inc.'s Great Lakes Division, has been named president and CEO of White Hen Pantry. Smith will give her full attention to White Hen, working from the chain's office in Lombard, Ill., supervising the sharing of...

As reported yesterday in CSP Daily News, Joseph M. Sheetz has died from kidney cancer.

ALTOONA, Pa. -- As reported yesterday in CSP Daily News, Joseph M. Sheetz has died from kidney cancer. According to The Altoona Mirror, Sheetz, 60, of Hollidaysburg, Pa., passed away Monday morning at Altoona Regional Health System, Altoona Hospital Campus. He was born Oct. 11, 1945, in Altoona, Pa...

Tesco-inspired concept would combine groceries, gas, pharmacy in small footprint

PITTSBURGH -- Giant Eagle Inc. is mulling the launch of a smaller store prototype that eventually could allow it to fill in the underserved areas of the region's grocery market, reported the Pittsburgh Business Times. The initial designGE xpress RX-Rwould combine groceries, a drive-through pharmacy...

Iowa association voices support for local food retailers
Industry executive had kidney cancer
C-stores are in the Tidewater region
Carr to focus on recruiting minority franchisees
Company to rebrand 24 stores bought from Sparky's Oil Co.
City mulls moratorium on c-store permits
The convenience store industry's CSP Information Group has hired Tom Corcoran, a 10-year industry veteran, as regional sales manager.

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