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‘We were a data company disguised as a convenience store and restaurant,’ founder says

CHICAGO -- As 7-Eleven Inc. moves forward with its purchase of more than 1,100 convenience stores from the Sunoco LP network, another 207 Sunoco stores remain on the market, most of them part of the Stripes convenience-store chain previously owned by Susser Holdings Corp. Sunoco LP acquired Susser...

Russian oil company Rosneft stands to benefit if PDVSA defaults on loan

WASHINGTON -- Russia could take control of CITGO Petroleum Corp. and possibly gain the ability to affect U.S. retail gasoline prices if Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) defaults on a loan from Russian oil company Rosneft. Venezuela is experiencing a severe economic crisis. Last year, state-owned...

Sunoco to sell 200 locations in separate deal, retain others

TOKYO -- Seven & i Holdings Co. Ltd., the Tokyo-based parent company of 7-Eleven Inc. , has acquired most of the convenience stores and gasoline retail business of Sunoco LP for $3.3 billion. 7-Eleven is acquiring from Sunoco approximately 1,110 c-stores in 19 geographic regions primarily along...

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