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Increased operating income by $19.5 million over previous year

WARREN, Pa. -- United Refining Co., a regional refiner and marketer of petroleum products, has announced that its operating income for the second fiscal quarter ended Feb. 28, 2006, increased $19.5 million from a loss of $19.6 million for the quarter ended Feb. 28, 2005 to a loss of $100,000 for...

Will focus on developing partnerships

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Dan Custred of U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Brands Inc. has been promoted to director of business development focusing on further development of business partnerships with retail and trade partners. Previously positioned as director of national accounts, Custred has 23 years of...

People made it a wonderful career for Spectrum's Woodroof

WEST POINT, Ga. -- We started in 1970 with just two stores, Albert C. Woody Woodroof III, chairman, president and CEO of Spectrum Stores Inc., told CSP Daily News. In that time, the West Point, Ga.-based company has built a lasting legacy sure to benefit its prospective owners from north of the...

Spectrum store pickup portends competition with The Pantry
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.
Properties mainly in rural communities
Lawlor, Jones to help provide business insights
Tyra and White join candy-maker as vice presidents
Berry-Hinckley and Cashell combine forces, plan retail growth in northern Nevada