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Ramping up 2017 rollout in Jacksonville area

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Wawa Inc. intends to roll out as many as five convenience stores in northern Florida by the end of 2017 and at least 30 locations—possibly as many as 40—after that, reported the Daily Record . Wawa opened its first Florida store in July 2012 near SeaWorld and now has 92...

Suppliers to endorse top managers across eight vital c-store categories

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- Dedicated. Instinctual. Proactive. Laser-focused. Leader. These terms are commonly linked to the elite category managers of the convenience-store industry. For the second straight year, CSP magazine is inviting the industry’s supplier partners to nominate the category...

Despite shake-up in Japan, Seven & i forecasts growth for U.S. chain

IRVING, Texas -- 7-Eleven Inc., Japanese retail group Seven & i Holdings Co.’s U.S. convenience-store unit, is expected to post a record-high annual operating profit of $682.6 million in 2016, thanks in part to rising food sales, according to a report by Nikkei Asian Review . The figure would...

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Leading companies have submitted bids, with another round to come
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