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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Convenience industry's performance aiming at record

NEW YORK -- For six months, convenience operators in CSX's proprietary same firms' database were reaping profits because of improving marketing practices, divesting weaker stores, driving sales in key and upstart categories. In the third quarter much of that changed. But no worrythe industry is...

Guion was with Duke & Long, E-Z Serve, 7-Eleven

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. -- Dollar General Corp. said that Kathleen Guion has been promoted to division president of store operations and store development. Guion, who joined the company in 2003 as executive vice president of store operations, reports to CEO David Perdue. She is now responsible for...

ExxonMobil to convert Nashville and Memphis Tigermarkets to On the Run stores

FAIRFAX, Va. -- Exxon Mobil Corp. said it will convert its 71 Tigermarket convenience stores in Nashville and Memphis, Tenn., to its flagship On the Run c-store brand. The phased conversions have begun in Nashville and are expected to be completed by mid-year 2006. There will be 26 On the Run...

Versatile vet of industry joins recruiting firm
Acquisition would give Canadian chain more than 5,000 c-stores
Sinclair Oil Corp. has sold its last company-owned gasoline stations in Oklahoma, according to a report in The Oklahoman.
All Seasons Services Inc. unveiled its first Shop24 automated convenience store unit in the United States at a ceremony held last week.
Dougherty returns to grocery/c-store company after current CFO resigns over strategic direction
The Pantry buys its founding company, real estate to go on
A new travel plaza will soon stand in place of an abandoned truckstop in Roland, Okla., said Cherokee Nation Enterprises (CNE).