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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

A new travel plaza will soon stand in place of an abandoned truckstop in Roland, Okla., said Cherokee Nation Enterprises (CNE).

ROLAND, Okla. -- A new travel plaza will soon stand in place of an abandoned truckstop in Roland, Okla., said Cherokee Nation Enterprises (CNE). I am excited to announce the purchase of this property, said David Stewart, CEO of CNE, Tahlequah, OK. By building a new truckstop in Roland, we are...

Supermarket, c-store company enters into $100 million deal

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. -- Fresh Brands Inc. has signed a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of the Chicago-based grocery wholesale cooperative, Certified Grocers Midwest Inc., in a transaction valued at approximately $100 million, which includes assumed debt and certain other...

Globes Man of the Year Wiessman signals U.S. expansion

TEL AVIV, Israel -- Alon group chairman and president David Wiessman has been named the Globes 2005 Man of the Year by the Israel-based newspaper. Over the past year, Dor Alon has carried out a number of important measures. Two subsidiaries went public, including Alon USA Energy Inc., Dallas...

Retailers take on supply, big-box issues at Austin conference
Casey's General Stores Inc. has reported 44 cents in earnings per share from continuing operations for the second quarter of fiscal 2006 ended Oct. 31, 2005.
General Mills Bakeries & Foodservice has appointed Ann Simonds to vice president and general manager of Bakery Channels.
Wawa's holiday spirit shines through.
Noles named to head Fuelman card-issuing, Schmit to private-label business
Susser makes second major financial move in a month
Agrees to pay overtime in Alabama stores

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