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CEO takes on additional title of president with departure

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- As part of a corporate restructuring of senior leadership coinciding with the convenience-store retailer’s new fiscal year, Tony Harris, who had been president since mid-2014, has left Thorntons Inc. Effective immediately, Matt Thornton will take on the duties of president while...

E-commerce giant planning brick-and-mortar convenience stores, more

SEATTLE -- Inc. plans to introduce convenience stores as well as curbside pickup locations, according to a Wall Street Journal report citing people familiar with the matter. As reported in a McLane/ CSP Daily News Flash , the Seattle-based company aims to build small brick-and-mortar...

Industry pioneer built major Wisconsin c-store chain

PLEASANT PRAIRIE, Wis. -- Robert W. Buhler, founder of convenience-store chain Open Pantry Food Marts of Wisconsin Inc., died Oct. 6, 2016, in Tucson, Ariz. He was 93. “Bob” Buhler was born in Racine, Wis., to Walter and Irene (Septon) Buhler. Early in his career, he was a door-to-door milk...

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