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Company brings "aggressive growth" strategy to real-estate convention

DALLAS --As 7-Eleven Inc. prepares to take part in a retail real-estate convention this week, it's making it known to the real-estate industry that it is focused on aggressively growing its store base to expand its convenience offering in the U.S. and Canada. While many retailers are contracting or...

Couche-Tard won't force On the Run franchisees to rebrand to Circle K

LAVAL, Quebec -- Two weeks after Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. announced its purchase of the On the Run franchise from ExxonMobil, the company insists it does not intend to force On the Run franchisees to rebrand their sites to Circle Kat least not yet. "We don't have any plans on a short-term...

Green Valley Oil will rebrand 235 sites in four states beginning in June

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A new jobbership based in Providence, R.I., will help BP Products North America Inc. continue its expansion in the Northeast. BP will convert about 235 Getty-branded stores in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New Hampshire as part of a supply deal struck with Green...

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