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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

More analyst speculation on a possible suitor for Marsh

O'HARA, Pa. -- Industry analysts said Giant Eagle Inc. is a another likely candidate for Indianapolis-based regional grocery chain Marsh Supermarkets Inc., which is mulling a sale that would include its 160 Village Pantry convenience stores, according to a report by the Pittsburgh Business Times. O...

TravelCenters of America adds Fuel King Travel Center in Ohio

WESTLAKE, Ohio -- TravelCenters of America (TA) has added a new franchise facility in Napoleon, Ohio, to its growing network. The Fuel King Travel Center, now called TA Napoleon, is located on U.S. routes 6 and 24. It is a full-service facility. TA Napoleon offers amenities such as clean restrooms...

Industry leader Boney was 91

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Henry A. Boney, the National Association of Convenience Stores' the first elected leader, passed away on December 14,at the age of 91, the association said. "The entire NACS family is deeply saddened by this loss," NACS President and CEO Hank Armour told NACS Online. "Henry...

CSX study says 2005 shaping up to be banner year for retailers
Mullen joins Jones
Peninsula Petroleum, owned by M.J. Castelo and Indy racers Mario and Michael Andretti, purchased Humboldt Petroleum and its 16 gas stations Thursday.
On December 2, McCullough Oil acquired six Jolly Food Stores located in the greater Birmingham, Ala., market, for an undisclosed amount.
Lamont Glendinning and John Morrison have both been promoted to vice president of business development positions.
C-store broker adds managers
Rose, Podeschi latest to leave retailer after Japanese buyout