Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Unified rebranding effort under way for supermarket/c-store retailer

CINCINNATI -- The geographically diverse Kroger Corp. convenience store empire is about to get more unified. The supermarket giant owns 791 c-stores in 16 states: Loaf N Jug in Colorado, New Mexico, Nebraska, Montana, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Wyoming; Turkey Hill Minit Markets in...

Lehi, Utah, would take over site in crisis to secure fuel supply

LEHI, Utah -- To ensure a supply of gasoline in an emergency, Lehi, Utah, near Salt Lake City, is planning to build a convenience store and lease it to a private owner, reported the local Daily Herald. The fuel in reserve would be owned by the city to be used during a natural catastrophe, terrorist...

Andrea Jackson among journal's Women of the Year

BOISE, Idaho -- Andrea Jackson, president and COO of Jacksons Food Stores, was chosen by Idaho Business Review as one of Idaho's Women of the Year. Jackson was honored because of her professional accomplishments and her willingness to serve in volunteer organizations and to mentor other women...

Says new strategy focused around customers, markets
Two chains' new stores feature latest designs, product offerings.
Makes Boston-area fastest growing list
The Pinnacle Corp. said that it has hired Brian Reynolds as director of fuel solutions.
Couche-Tard drops in on Tallahassee market; rebranding six Stop-N-Saves to Circle K
Comfort sets in with language barrier broken
Early 2006 McLane data shows 10% increase in product sales per store