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Kroger store

Options include selling the business

CINCINNATI -- The Kroger Co. intends to explore strategic alternatives for its convenience-store business, including a potential sale, the company said at its annual investor conference in announcing Restock Kroger, a plan “to redefine the food and grocery customer experience in America.” The...

Food stamps

Defendants allegedly received more than $20 million in scheme

MIAMI -- Twelve Florida convenience-store owners, operators and clerks have been charged in connection with schemes to illegally redeem food-stamp benefits in exchange for cash. This operation resulted in the largest combined financial fraud loss for a food-stamp-trafficking takedown in history,...

pilot travel center

Haslam to remain CEO; family will continue as majority owners until 2023

OMAHA, Neb., and KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has made a significant minority investment in Pilot Travel Centers LLC, doing business as Pilot Flying J , the companies have announced. Berkshire Hathaway will acquire a 38.6% equity stake in the travel-center company...

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