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Krause expects to have 700 c-stores by 2009

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Des Moines Register has published a Q&A with Kum & Go's Kyle Krause. Two years ago, said the report, he slipped into the top job at the West Des Moines-based Kum & Go convenience store chain. No fanfare. No big announcements. Krause grew up in the gas...

Subway franchisee group sets Pace with new SVP, CMO

MILFORD, Conn. -- The Subway restaurant has appointed Tony Pace as senior vice president and chief marketing officer of the Subway Franchisee Advertising Fund Trust (SFAFT), succeeding Chris Carroll. SFAFT creates advertising and marketing programs that are designed to build sales and promote the...

President and CEO purchases 20-store chain in Nebraska, Colorado

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. -- The man who has managed the familiar Kwik Stop convenience stores throughout west central Nebraska now owns them, said the North Platte Bulletin . Dan ONeill and his wife Judy purchased the stores from Paul and Jacque Trumble. The ONeills will assume operating control of 20 c-...

Kyle Krause, CEO of Kum & Go, said the company has promoted Dennis Folden to chief operating officer.
Florida retailer, distributor files for bankruptcy protection
Marsh Supermarkets Inc. said that on January 6, it received the proceeds of a $25 million two-year term loan.
While it may sound extravagant, the motive behind Open Pantry's bold new design model is to capitalize on its upscale foodservice offerings.
Harris joins team; company makes other appointments
Regional operator completes acquisition of Gas 'N Shop units.
Will include stores in Wyoming, Colorado