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Kum & Go adds 14 stores in Arkansas with latest acquisition

JONESBORO, Ark. -- Market forces and good timing on the buyer's part were cited as key reasons the Jr. Foods convenience store chain in Arkansas changed hands this week. Kum & Go Convenience Stores closed on the purchase on Tuesday and took over the 11 c-stores as of yesterday, according to...

Increased operating income by $19.5 million over previous year

WARREN, Pa. -- United Refining Co., a regional refiner and marketer of petroleum products, has announced that its operating income for the second fiscal quarter ended Feb. 28, 2006, increased $19.5 million from a loss of $19.6 million for the quarter ended Feb. 28, 2005 to a loss of $100,000 for...

Will focus on developing partnerships

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Dan Custred of U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Brands Inc. has been promoted to director of business development focusing on further development of business partnerships with retail and trade partners. Previously positioned as director of national accounts, Custred has 23 years of...

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