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Krause expects to have 700 c-stores by 2009

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Des Moines Register has published a Q&A with Kum & Go's Kyle Krause. Two years ago, said the report, he slipped into the top job at the West Des Moines-based Kum & Go convenience store chain. No fanfare. No big announcements. Krause grew up in the gas...

Subway franchisee group sets Pace with new SVP, CMO

MILFORD, Conn. -- The Subway restaurant has appointed Tony Pace as senior vice president and chief marketing officer of the Subway Franchisee Advertising Fund Trust (SFAFT), succeeding Chris Carroll. SFAFT creates advertising and marketing programs that are designed to build sales and promote the...

Industry's premier benchmarking conference adds new features

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Each spring, the leading retailers and suppliers in the industry gather to review the previous year's performance and discuss opportunities for growth. The NACS State of the Industry (SOI) Summit in partnership with CSP will be held Tuesday through Thursday, April 4 through 6 at...

President and CEO purchases 20-store chain in Nebraska, Colorado
Kyle Krause, CEO of Kum & Go, said the company has promoted Dennis Folden to chief operating officer.
Florida retailer, distributor files for bankruptcy protection
Marsh Supermarkets Inc. said that on January 6, it received the proceeds of a $25 million two-year term loan.
While it may sound extravagant, the motive behind Open Pantry's bold new design model is to capitalize on its upscale foodservice offerings.
Harris joins team; company makes other appointments
Regional operator completes acquisition of Gas 'N Shop units.