Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Tyra and White join candy-maker as vice presidents

FRISCO, Texas -- Blueberry Hill Foods LLC, a candy manufacturer based in El Paso, Texas, announced Stan Tyra as vice president of sales and Kelly White as vice president of marketing. Blueberry Hill Foods has all the confidence that Stan and Kelly will propel our core business and continue the...

Properties mainly in rural communities

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Jefferson City, Mo.-based convenience retailer is selling 18 rural properties in southern Missouri and northeast Arkansas as the company plans a change of strategy that will focus on its remaining urban sites. The sites that are for sale include convenience stores, a travel...

Lawlor, Jones to help provide business insights

CHICAGO -- Information Resources Inc. (IRI), a provider of enterprise market information solutions for the consumer packaged goods, retail and healthcare industries, has named John Lawlor division president and general manager of its Panel and Test Solutions business and former General Electric...

Berry-Hinckley and Cashell combine forces, plan retail growth in northern Nevada
Credit-card fees a low point in an otherwise winning year
White Hen Pantry Inc. announced yesterday the opening of its newest store and two others soon to follow.
Fortune magazine unveiled its annual 500 listing of America's largest companies, and ExxonMobil Corp. tops the list with more than $339 billion in revenue.
Sites no longer meet chain's criteria.
Long-tenured recruiter signs on as a partner
After selling off six of its 11 convenience stores and gas stations last month, Florida's Stop-N-Save is hardly planning to go out of business.