Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Announces closing of IPO

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Susser Holdings Corp. announced yesterday that the underwriters of its initial public offering (IPO) have exercised their overallotment option in full and have purchased an additional 975,000 shares of common stock at the IPO price of $16.50 per share, less the underwriting...

Retailer opens first certified green convenience store in U.S.

SANFORD, N.C. -- The Pantry Inc. has opened the first convenience store in the United States to achieve Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, it said. The LEED Green Building Rating System is the nationally accepted benchmark for...

Operating, closed locations with c-stores for sale, along with other properties

NOVI, Mich. -- Knight Enterprises Inc. has put 56 Michigan, Ohio and Illinois properties up for sale. The sale portfolio includes 35 operating gas stations with convenience stores, sold with 15-year fuel supply agreements, and five closed stations with c-stores. The portfolio also includes one 71,...

As gas prices drop, consumer confidence rises and economists keep watch
Opponents go after Tesco's planned distribution center over environmental impact.
Employees of a Kent, Ohio, Sheetz convenience store (pictured) hosted a community open house in early October to celebrate the location's grand opening.
Offering begins trading on NASDAQ under symbol SUSS
Village Pantry locations close along with 12 supermarkets
Kum & Go LC announced its store in Fort Dodge, Iowa, was the location where store manager Pat Fellers was one of 12 Kum & Go managers who won a new car.
Commercial and retail fueling equipment company OPW Fueling Components said that it has completed the acquisition of Environ Holdings Inc.