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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Executive was with Pantry, Presto before joining Iowa-based retailer

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- Convenience-store retailer Yesway has promoted Douglas Wald to vice president of operations. Previously, Wald served as regional manager for Yesway. He will continue to manage daily operations of the firm’s portfolio of convenience stores, assisting individual store...

First of five locations set to open this fall

ONEIDA, N.Y. -- The Oneida Nation plans to open five Maple Leaf Market convenience stores, a new brand, in central New York within the next two to three years. The concept will focus on fresh, made-to-order food. Construction on its first store, located in Sherrill, N.Y., is set to begin at the end...

Retailer also anchoring new Philly development

WAWA, Pa. -- Wawa Inc. will open its first convenience store in Washington, D.C., this year, a move that has fans of the Pennsylvania-based retailer atwitter on social media. The retailer is holding an event June 13, “A Front Page Look at the Wawa Experience,” at the Newseum, according to a flyer...

Nielsen dishes on the advantages and challenges of convenience

Aldi rival, discount retailer reveals locations of its first 20 of 100 stateside stores

Hires contractor who remodeled 100 Kum & Go stores as new vice president of construction, maintenance
Haslam-Johnson named to newly created position

Governor drops by for roundtable discussion on jobs, wine, more

Ruling against FEMSA affirms law preventing beverage-company ownership of retail

Litigation and less demand leads to loss, prompts new cost-cutting measures