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In-store employee base could grow to 25,000

ALTOONA, Pa. -- On the heels of investing more than $15 million in 2016 to increase employee wages, convenience-store retailer Sheetz Inc. said it plans to hire more than 8,000 employees companywide. Altoona, Pa.-based Sheetz, with more than $6.9 billion in revenue, operates more than 500...

Tobacco-store, c-store operator acquires Florida chain with eye on Sunshine State expansion

BOULDER, Colo. -- The Cigarette Store Corp. (TCSC), doing business as Smoker Friendly, the largest retail tobacco-store operator in the country, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tobacco Depot and its 13 stores based in and around Tampa, Fla. Tobacco Depot was owned and...

Kwik Trip’s healthy strategy paying off, putting the lie to a punchline

LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Bad gas station food. It’s the longest-running joke in the retail world. “[At] most convenience stores, people don’t anticipate to walk in and find produce,” Erica Flint, registered dietitian at convenience-store retailer Kwik Trip Inc. told The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel . “They...

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