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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Royal Buying Group Inc. (RBG) has created and selected The Independent C-store Expo Board of Advisors.

HINSDALE, Ill. -- Royal Buying Group Inc. (RBG) has created and selected The Independent C-store Expo Board of Advisors. This group of current independent c-store industry veterans will help guide topics and content for the group's Expo. The Independent C-store Expo Board of Advisors includes:...

Mike Sroda, 67 of Paradise Valley, Ariz., passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007, after a tough fight against brain cancer.

PARADISE VALLEY, N.M. -- Mike Sroda, 67 of Paradise Valley, Ariz., passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007, after a tough fight against brain cancer. Sroda enjoyed a 40-year career with various major oil companies, the most recent being ConocoPhillips, where he was West Coast wholesale marketing...

Latest in string of acquisitions includes 66 retail units, wholesaler

SANFORD, N.C. -- The Pantry Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all 66 Petro Express Inc. convenience stores55 in North Carolina and 11 in South Carolinafrom Petro Express Inc. The deal continues into 2007 The Pantry's acquisition momentum from last year. This acquisition also...

Original minds to share stage at CRC, urge retailers to think better, aim higher
Southern Convenience Stores exits retailing, sells 68 locations to various buyers
Another Spartan Stores grocery chain gets into gas; CEFCO opens truckstop
Houston mayor forms group to curb violence
Optimism high for chain under new ownership, beginning with a new coffee program
Sheetz opens new store in Ohio; Holiday Stationstores adds one in Minn.
Properties change hands in Ark., Utah, Maine. Ill.

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