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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Licenses in jeopardy over signage

LYNN, Mass. -- Some 70% of the convenience and package stores in Lynn, Mass, are facing nonrenewal of their food licenses next month as a result of a survey conducted in March, reported The Daily Item. Of 141 stores surveyed, 99 were found to be in violation of a law passed in December 2004 aimed...

Ellis heads up Ypsilanti effort

YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Mike Ellis has been named Ypsilanti Sales Manager for Eby-Brown, a major consumer products distributor to convenience stores in the eastern United States. Formerly performing as a salesperson in the Ypsilanti area, Ellis begins work immediately in the newly created position...

Wis. chain celebrates with party, promotions for customers

PLEASANT PRAIRIE, Wis. -- Open Pantry Food Marts of Wisconsin Inc. kicked off a year-long celebration of it 40th anniversary this past weekend with a formal party that gave participants a taste of Mardi Gras at the Wyndham Hotel in Milwaukee. Our business partners and all of our leadership...

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Increased operating income by $19.5 million over previous year
Will focus on developing partnerships
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Judge gives final approval to $1.075 billion settlement with Exxon dealers
Baked goods maker Otis Spunkmeyer Inc. has announced that Doug Deeth has joined the company as vice president of sales for the retail division.