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Retailer to build 20 new sites a year, rebrand older locations

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. -- With 20 new convenience stores to be built a year and a rebranding program under way, Delek Holdings' Mapco may be on its way to shaking the moniker of being exclusively a rollup acquirer. Sure, the Brentwood, Tenn.-based retail is still open to growing through acquisition, but...

Inside Walmart on Campus; Despite cramped aisles & 7-foot-high shelves, pilot program packs ‘em in

ATLANTA -- My first step into the Walmart on Campus store at Georgia Tech was not what I expected. Immediately faced with an endcap full of prepaid cards, this was not the convenience store I envisioned. Don’t get me wrong: This is a convenient store, offering students and faculty quick and easy...

Automated convenience store installation will be third in California

POMONA, Calif. -- Cal Poly Pomona Foundation Inc. (CPPF) has recently elected to place a Shop24 automated convenience store at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona), the second largest polytechnic school in the United States. Shop24 carries up to 200 items including...

Toot'n Totum Rebranding 10 Express Lane Stores; Acquisition from Frontier Fuels closed in early spring.
Report suggests vast potential for retailers to increase in-store traffic
QuickChek Corp. brought its first Q Café to New York this week with the opening of a new, larger convenience store in Ulster, N.Y.
Attendees at convenience-focused technology standards conference worked toward identifying emerging industry trends.
Women more likely than men to have negative outlook
New MSA data shows tobacco shoppers visit more frequently, spend more than other consumers
Stewart’s Shops’ exec drives message, fun on Twitter