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Seven & i coy about larger Corner Store deal; analysts weigh in

TOKYO -- While speculation still includes 7-Eleven Inc. parent Seven & i Holdings Co. Ltd. as a possible acquirer for convenience-store retailer CST Brands Inc. , which reportedly has begun taking bids, Seven & i said it isn’t interested in acquiring all of CST Brands, according to...

Startup expanding to as many as 18 cities, and it’s aggressively targeting convenience

PHILADELPHIA -- “Goodbye convenience store. Hello goPuff.” That’s the tagline of goPuff, a new 24-hour, on-demand delivery service, which also calls itself “convenience on wheels.” With that, Philadelphia-based startup GoBrands Inc. throws down the competitive gauntlet, taking aim squarely at the...

Leading companies have submitted bids, with another round to come

SAN ANTONIO -- Canada’s Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. and Japan’s Seven & i Holdings Co Ltd. have submitted offers to acquire U.S. convenience-store retailer CST Brands Inc. , people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday. Laval, Quebec-based Couche-Tard, owner of the global...

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