Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Thorntons battles bogus injury claims despite increased costs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- David Bridgers, general counsel for Thorntons Inc., Louisville, Ky., doesn't counter-attack those who file bogus injury claims against his company because it's his job. He does itsometimes at a considerably higher cost than the damages soughtbecause it's right. We invested $20,...

Small operators find ways to compete in a crowded pack

LAS VEGAS -- Pride and profitability push convenience retailers to build their businesses through additional units and complementary profit centers. But they must practice great discipline when making such growth decisions, according to participants in the Super Session calledRunning with the Big...

Retailer group focuses on diversity, adaptation with second trade show

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- With an eye on diversity and adaptation, the Asian American Retailers Association (AARA) will host its second tradeshow of the year today from 1 to 7 p.m. at Royal Albert's Palace in Fords. The AARA represents convenience-store owners and other independent retailers in the...

Anniversary bash features not-so-talented show
A truckstop roundup for October 4
Joe S. inherits store development post from departed Joe M. Sheetz
Seattle retailer hires consultant to help set direction
Boden joins firm; Pivo, Solinger rise in ranks
Company will leverage additional crude capacity for growth
Sullivan, Mathiasmeier named as marketing, sales directors