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David Nelson

David Nelson

Economic trends bode well for channel, economist says

CHICAGO -- A slow-moving economy can actually work in favor of a business climate on the mend, at least if 2015 and the start of 2016 are any indication, said the economist who opened the general session at NACS’ annual State of the Industry (SOI) conference, with a little help from the sloths in "...

Kolkhorst Petroleum sells 14 locations in Texas to Sunoco LP

NAVASOTA, Texas -- Kolkhorst Petroleum Inc., owner of the Rattlers convenience-store chain, said it has executed a purchase agreement with affiliates of Sunoco LP to sell its 14 Rattlers along with its wholesale-motor-fuel distribution business. As reported in a McLane/ CSP Daily News Flash , the...

Extra cash brought consumers inside the c-store in 2015, and food, snacks kept them there

CHICAGO -- “Cheap gas was definitely good for everyone in this room,” Andy Jones, president and CEO of Sprint Food Stores, Augusta, Ga., said as he kicked off “The Numbers” portion of the NACS State of the Industry (SOI) Summit in Chicago with Billy Milam, president of RaceTrac Petroleum, Atlanta...

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Judge grants final approval to settlement; company calculates total costs

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