Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

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

RICHMOND, Va. -- A company in the Tidewater region of Virginia is offering to sell six company-operated convenience stores and a car-wash facility through a structured sale process. The stores are located at prime traffic locations in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Suffolk and Virginia Beach. Five stores...

Carr to focus on recruiting minority franchisees

HOUSTON -- BP has appointed Michael E. Carr as national franchise manager for recruiting for BP America. Carr will lead BP's recruiting for the company's U.S. franchising operation, which includes BP Connect stores east of the Rockies and ARCO am/pm convenience stores that serve 24 million...

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
C-stores without gasoline face struggle through 2010: Bishop report
Broker adds more c-storologists