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Vercollone becomes CEO as retailer names new president to oversee day-to-day operations

DUXBURY, Mass. -- Leo Vercollone will assume the role of CEO at convenience-store retailer VERC Enterprises, which has promoted COO Jim Fitzgerald to president, a role Vercollone previously held. Fitzgerald is the first non-family member to hold that position in the history of the more than 40-year...

How perseverance and teamwork helped Ari Haseotes reinvent Cumberland Farms

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. -- Every fisherman has their white whale—the fish prized above all others because it is so tough to catch. For Ari Haseotes, it’s the blue marlin. “The blue marlin is a very elusive species,” says Ari, who learned to fish from his father and now shares the passion with his own...

Blue lights in one location’s restroom are being tested to deter intravenous drug users

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. -- As opioid drug use has risen to epidemic proportions across the United States, retailer Sheetz Inc. is looking at ways to combat heroin use in its stores. The convenience-store chain is testing the effectiveness of blue lights in deterring heroin users from getting their fix...

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