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Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

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

Location also will be first to feature made-to-order toasted subs

ATLANTA -- QuikTrip Corp. opened a convenience store in downtown Atlanta, the company’s only operating nonfuel location, on June 23 in the bottom floor of the Viewpoint building. Why did the chain open a c-store without fuel now? “We wanted to get into some areas of town where we couldn’t put...

Newest location extends retail brand beyond supermarket lot

COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- The Kroger Co. has opened a “Kroger”-branded convenience store in College Station, Texas, the supermarket retailer’s first c-store to bear the chain’s own name, reported KAGS . Kroger also operates several other c-stores in Texas under its Kwik Shop banner. Kroger did not...

Veteran goes ‘from Corps to store’ in franchisee contest

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

‘Every business is a social-science experiment’
Seeks class-action status, alleging ‘willful violation’ of Fair Labor Standards Act
Former Kum & Go, Delek, BP, Southwest, Family Express, 7-Eleven execs join company
Updates at Circle K, Clark Crown, Gate, Rotten Robbie’s, Sunoco, Casey’s, more
Retailers form PFJ Southeast LLC to operate 120 travel plazas in region