Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Supermarket, c-store company enters into $100 million deal

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. -- Fresh Brands Inc. has signed a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of the Chicago-based grocery wholesale cooperative, Certified Grocers Midwest Inc., in a transaction valued at approximately $100 million, which includes assumed debt and certain other...

Globes Man of the Year Wiessman signals U.S. expansion

TEL AVIV, Israel -- Alon group chairman and president David Wiessman has been named the Globes 2005 Man of the Year by the Israel-based newspaper. Over the past year, Dor Alon has carried out a number of important measures. Two subsidiaries went public, including Alon USA Energy Inc., Dallas...

Retailers take on supply, big-box issues at Austin conference

AUSTIN, Texas -- The effect of high gasoline prices, competition from mass merchants and lack of manufacturer focus on the convenience channel were among many topics on the minds of retailers meeting in Austin, Texas, yesterday for the two-day Advantage Sales & Marketing Retail Forum co-...

Casey's General Stores Inc. has reported 44 cents in earnings per share from continuing operations for the second quarter of fiscal 2006 ended Oct. 31, 2005.
General Mills Bakeries & Foodservice has appointed Ann Simonds to vice president and general manager of Bakery Channels.
Noles named to head Fuelman card-issuing, Schmit to private-label business
Susser makes second major financial move in a month
Wawa's holiday spirit shines through.
Agrees to pay overtime in Alabama stores
Recruiter also unveils new website