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Steve Andersen had long-time connections to c-store industry

TEMPLE, Texas -- Steven Andersen, a former executive at PDI and McLane Co., died Sunday, Nov. 19, after long fight with cancer. Andersen joined PDI (Professional Datasolutions Inc.) as the vice president of professional services in 1992 and moved on to PDI's parent company, McLane, a year later,...

Linear Retail buys 15 White Hen c-stores from New England Pantry

BURLINGTON, Mass. -- Linear Retail Properties LLC has purchased 15 White Hen Pantry convenience stores in eastern Massachusettsincluding 14 freestanding stores and one multi-tenanted locationfrom New England Pantry Inc., which operates all 55 White Hen Pantry locations in New England. Linear Retail...

Sidney Kosasa, founder of Hawaii's ABC Stores empire of convenience stores that cater to tourists, died in his home Nov. 17 at age 86.

WAIKIKI, Hawaii -- Sidney Kosasa, founder of Hawaii's ABC Stores empire of convenience stores that cater to tourists, died in his home Nov. 17 at age 86. Kosasa and his wife, Minnie, opened the first of more than 70 ABC Stores on Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki in 1965. The chain includes five stores in...

Sweet Oil principal keeps focused on his baby as company sale nears completion
Bouchard telegraphs two more acquisitions in early `07
Rollout to emulate state quarters program
Unexpected sale of 122 California stations terminated equally unexpectedly
Fire broke out Friday morning in a building housing the headquarters of the Kum & Go convenience stores, reported the Associated Press.
On first investor call since IPO, retailer addresses growth, rebranding progress
Southeast chain doubles its budget for new-build construction, eyes more growth

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