Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Tesco-inspired concept would combine groceries, gas, pharmacy in small footprint

PITTSBURGH -- Giant Eagle Inc. is mulling the launch of a smaller store prototype that eventually could allow it to fill in the underserved areas of the region's grocery market, reported the Pittsburgh Business Times. The initial designGE xpress RX-Rwould combine groceries, a drive-through pharmacy...

Iowa association voices support for local food retailers

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Iowa Grocery Industry Association (IGIA) has issued a statement of support for Iowa retailers who are coming under attack in a series of a pro-labor union press conferences across the state. Iowa's grocers are an integral part of the neighborhoods and communities in which...

Industry executive had kidney cancer

ALTOONA, Pa. -- Sheetz Inc. has announced that Joe M. Sheetz, executive vice president of store development for the large regional convenience store chain, passed away yesterday. He had been diagnosed with Stage 4 kidney cancer in February. The family said in a letter to its vendor partners: [We]...

C-stores are in the Tidewater region
Carr to focus on recruiting minority franchisees
Company to rebrand 24 stores bought from Sparky's Oil Co.
City mulls moratorium on c-store permits
The convenience store industry's CSP Information Group has hired Tom Corcoran, a 10-year industry veteran, as regional sales manager.
Deal adds six more stores
Franchisees view 7-Eleven purchase with cautious optimism