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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Legendary truckstop entrepreneur had passion for industry, baseball

LUBBOCK, Texas -- Truckstop entrepreneur Bobbie Ray “Rip” Griffin has passed away at age 87. Born into Depression-era poverty in Matador, Texas, Griffin began work at an early age, delivering papers and driving a truck. That one truck turned into a single Lubbock, Texas, truckstop that then grew...

Grocer will continue to operate under its iconic brand

SEATTLE & AUSTIN, Texas -- Amazon and Whole Foods Market Inc. have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire Whole Foods Market for $42 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $13.7 billion, including Whole Foods Market’s net debt. “Millions...

First store in capital will be retailer's largest, with more to come

Reveals location, design of first store, plans for more
Alter will bring a new voice, vision to Network of Executive Women

More than 1,000 smaller-format stores slated to open in U.S.

‘First installment of its commitment’ for more Treasure State sites
Secretary of Labor withdraws informal guidance

Operations task force, loyalty program, third distribution center in the cards

Travel-stop chain promotes two former Pilot Flying J executives

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