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Daily Meal dishes up its list of favorite retailers

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- Some of the country's favorite and most profitable convenience store chains offer both great service and competitive prices, according to a feature and slideshow presented by The Daily Meal . Seven of the 10 stores on the "all things food and drink" website's unscientific...

New Radio Shack

The new RadioShack has hands-on stations organized around themes such as "Build It," "Play It," "Rock It," "Power It" and "Connect It."

Veteran store designer highlights the need to emotionally connect with shoppers

DÜSSELDORF, Germany -- As technology transforms multi-channel retail into hyper-channel, “always-on” retailing, chains must emotionally connect with consumers as never before, advised veteran store designer Joseph Bona during a Feb. 19 speech at EuroShop, the global trade fair. “Emotion plus...

FillinUp convenience store
Photos by Samantha Oller

New c-store brand brings healthful and local options to Chicago suburbs

CAROL STREAM, Ill. -- On a busy street corner in the western suburbs of Chicago, a new convenience store brand has launched that aims to give customers a quality alternative. FillinUp, a new concept by RMarts LLC, a six-store chain based in Deerfield, Ill., makes a clean, hip statement in an area...

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