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Early 2006 McLane data shows 10% increase in product sales per store

TEMPLE, Texas -- This year is really off to a great start. That's the assessment of McLane Co. vice president of marketing Roger Grogman, who offered up some data and analysis of company sales from the first eight weeks of 2006 as sponsor of a recent CSPNetwork CyberConference. The OTP (other...

Couche-Tard drops in on Tallahassee market; rebranding six Stop-N-Saves to Circle K

LAVAL, Quebec -- Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. has signed through its subsidiary, Circle K Stores Inc., an agreement to purchase six convenience stores in the Tallahassee, Fla., region from Capcirc Properties LLC. The six stores currently operate under the Stop-N-Save banner and all locations would...

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
Harrods mulling international c-stores
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.