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Judy Love Love's Travel Stops

Judy Love

Another of the chain’s executives is honored for leadership

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Judy Love, who with her husband, Tom, founded Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores in 1964, has been named to Forbes magazine’s list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women for 2016. Meanwhile, Langston University honored Jenny Love Meyer, the chain’s vice president of...

Magazine anoints chain as ‘most fabulous gas station’ in annual tabulation

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Convenience-store retailer Parker’s has been voted the “most fabulous gas station” by Effingham Living readers in the Georgia publication’s summer 2016 issue. “Effingham loves Parker’s Gas Stations—in fact, there are at least five in the county. With PumpPal perks and daily...

Vera Haskins PMOCO Spirit PMAA

Vera Haskins

Haskins has led PMOCO for a dozen years

NEW HOPE, Pa. -- Vera Haskins, president of Petroleum Marketers Oil Co. (PMOCO), which licenses the Spirit retail fuel brand to petroleum marketers, plans to retire at the end of 2016. Spirit is managed by marketers and owned by the Petroleum Marketers Association of America (PMAA). Haskins has...

Retailer rapidly expands convenience-store network
Retailer opening location in Lincoln’s Haymarket district

Healthy sales growth for most largest retailers in 2015 vs. year before

Location also will be first to feature made-to-order toasted subs
Newest location extends retail brand beyond supermarket lot
Veteran goes ‘from Corps to store’ in franchisee contest

These two c-store chains beat out supermarkets as destination employers