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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry
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Growing community is a ‘natural fit’ for regional retailer

ATLANTA -- RaceTrac Petroleum Inc. plans to open 30 or more convenience stores in the Nashville area in the next five years, marking the chain’s first expansion into a new market in more than 15 years, the retailer said. The chain plans to build 30 Nashville-area locations by 2023. Construction of...

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Franchisor, NCASEF at odds over management control, license agreements, more

DALLAS -- 7-Eleven Inc. and the National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees (NCASEF) have both filed lawsuits that signal friction between the major U.S. convenience-store franchisor and its franchisees. 7-Eleven Inc. filed a lawsuit Feb. 16 against NCASEF alleging “trademark...


How the retailer's acquisition of Western Refining has boosted the company

SAN ANTONIO -- "2017 was an excellent year for Andeavor,” Chairman and CEO Greg Goff said on Andeavor’s fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 earnings call on Feb. 16. Through its $4.1 billion acquisition of Western Refining Inc. in June 2017, Andeavor ( then Tesoro ) increased its branded and retail...

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Company has instituted ‘changes to make certain nothing like this ever happens again’
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Here are some of the most notable names and faces outside the convenience-store industry to remember in 2018 and beyond

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Company reaffirms commitment to customers, trucking companies
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Retailer moves up 21 positions in fourth time on list in 5 years

Convenience retailers, foodservice brands among best opportunities

A look at the many roles c-stores play within their markets

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3 retailer rules for hiring success