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Party nominee attends $2,700-per-plate event

LA CROSSE, Wis. -- The owners of the Kwik Trip convenience-store chain were among the sponsors of a $2,700-per-person fundraiser on Aug. 16 in La Crosse, Wis., for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. The convenience-store chain’s owners Don and LaVonne Zietlow are regular contributors...


But what hurdles stand in its way?

LAVAL, Quebec – While it would not provide specifics, Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. has confirmed in a statement that “it is in discussions with third parties regarding possible business transactions.” The third parties could include CST Brands Inc. Reports indicated that Couche-Tard is the lead...

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High-profile investor’s rumored move could stir the U.S. convenience-store pot

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. -- While neither company is talking, refiner CVR Energy Inc. and refiner-marketer Delek U.S. Holdings Inc. got a stock boost on Friday on rumors that high-profile investor Carl Icahn, who owns a controlling stake in CVR Energy, is looking to make a play for Delek U.S., which itself...

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