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Couche-Tard Circle K

Acquisition just part of global retailer’s playbook

LAVAL, Quebec -- “We're off to a solid start for a year that promises to be more than exciting,” said Brian Hannasch, president and CEO of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., during the retailer’s fiscal first-quarter 2017 earnings call. “It has been a busy start to the year, but amidst all the [mergers...

Cracker Barrel

Couche-Tard acquiring Louisiana retailer’s 53 locations

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Fresh off of its acquisition of CST Brands Inc. , Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. has agreed to purchase another U.S. convenience-store chain. Couche-Tard has signed, through its wholly owned indirect subsidiary Circle K Stores Inc., an agreement to purchase 53 Cracker Barrel...

COPEC Punto Mapco Delek

Delek U.S. strategic review of retail assets leads to sale

SANTIAGO, Chile, and BRENTWOOD, Tenn. -- Looking to enter the U.S. convenience-store arena, Compañía de Petróleos de Chile S.A. (COPEC) has entered into a definitive agreement with Delek U.S. Holdings Inc. for COPEC, through its U.S. subsidiary Copec Inc., to acquire 100% equity interest in Mapco...

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