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Kum & Go executive among leaders who have enhanced state's economy, communities

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Greater Des Moines Committee on Dec. 1 recognized Kyle J. Krause, president and CEO of Kum & Go LC , among its 2016 inductees to the Iowa Business Hall of Fame. The Iowa Business Hall of Fame honors the achievements of Iowans who have made outstanding contributions to...

Opening four stores by year’s end, with more to come

PALM BEACH, Fla. -- 7-Eleven Inc. “plans aggressive growth for South Florida in 2017,” Charles Bantos, the convenience-store chain’s real-estate manager, said in announcing plans to open four new Palm Beach County, Fla., stores by the end of 2016. The first c-store, a “scrape and rebuild” of an old...

Weather, pipeline issues weigh down quarterly results, but don’t hinder momentum

LAVAL, Quebec -- Floods, pipeline disruptions and hurricanes, all of which affected Alimentation Couche‑Tard Inc. ’s fiscal second-quarter 2017, couldn’t slow the company’s rollout of its global Circle K convenience-store rebranding initiative, Brian Hannasch, president and CEO, Alimentation Couche...

Many 'positive changes on the horizon,' company says

Scoggins takes lead role in the new Mapco Express company

Kum & Go builds out a heated patio, open kitchen and 1,000 more feet for its latest prototype

New combined company makes leadership changes
Investor argues oil company, retailer is 'severely undervalued' and should consider strategic opportunities.
Activist portfolio manager wants to 'unlock $14 billion in value'.

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