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How a look at data helped Smith Oil turn its business around

NEW YORK -- Benchmarking based on sales data has its benefits, and benchmarking based on sales per labor hour had real positive results for one Oklahoma retailer. We were able to break [our data] down to the smallest factor, said Martin Smith, president of Elmer Smith Oil Co., so [store supervisors...

New location will add gas

YORK, Pa. -- They're separated by only one-tenth of a mile, but the old and new Rutter's Farm Stores in Fawn Grove, Pa., are light years apart when it comes to aesthetics and amenities, the retailer said. Rutter's is scheduled to open a 4,600-sq.-ft. store there this morning. The store will feature...

Harrods mulling international c-stores

LONDON -- British retailer Harrods may be planning to roll out its upscale convenience store concept in top cities around the world, according to a report by U.K.-based Retail Week. If the retailer moves forward with this plan, it comes at a time when fellow British retailer Tesco and Japanese...

Gulf Oil LP, provider of refined petroleum products under its retail Gulf brand, has named Jayne Fitzpatrick as chief financial officer.
Southwest Convenience Stores LLC has announced that the title change of its three directors.
A close look at the numbers can reveal some surprises
Hugh Cassar, president and CEO of Kretek International, recently announced two appointments.
F. Bryce Ruiz has been appointed president and COO of frozen foods manufacturer Ruiz Foods.
Two CoGo's c-store locations converting to new grocery loyalty concept.
CSP unveils inaugural issue of CSP Independent

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