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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Gygax named COO; other promotions announced

HOUSTON -- CITGO Petroleum Corp. has appointed Frank Gygax as chief operating officer effective April 1. Gygax replaces Jerry Thompson, who has retired. Thompson, a 35-year veteran of the company, served as COO since 2003. Jerry Thompson's contributions to CITGO and the energy industry are...

Retailers assess Home Depot's pilot into c-stores

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. -- Two months since home improvement giant Home Depot opened its first convenience store the upscale community of Brentwood, Tenn., reaction among c-store brethren is mixed, CSP Daily News has learned. The response echoes a Kraft/CSP Daily News Poll launched in February to gauge...

Facility offering BioWillie fuel

DALLAS -- Earth Biofuels Inc. has opened its own biodiesel truck stop/service station located in Grenada, Miss. The opening follows the company's initial biodiesel station near Jackson, Miss., opened more than a year ago. The opening was marked by the attendance of Mississippi state senator, Cindy...

FleetCor has launched FleetSource, a new company division dedicated to delivering products and services to independent petroleum marketers.
Evaro, Massey, Levandoski promoted at pizza purveyor
Unified rebranding effort under way for supermarket/c-store retailer
Lehi, Utah, would take over site in crisis to secure fuel supply
Andrea Jackson among journal's Women of the Year.
Says new strategy focused around customers, markets
Two chains' new stores feature latest designs, product offerings.