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Chain uses social-networking site to drive traffic to sampling truck

ALTOONA, Pa. -- The Sheetz Bros. Coffee truck isn't exactly a new concept. The convenience store chain began testing the concept of a foodservice truck offering food and coffee samples back in 2007. What is new is the way the company is letting customers know where to find the truck: through...

Village Pantry, Worsley leadership realigned to drive savings, synergies

WILMINGTON, N.C. -- The quartet of convenience store chains owned by private-equity group Sun Capital Partners--Li'l Cricket, Scotchman, Village Pantry and Young's--is undergoing a reorganization that company leaders hope will bring cost savings, administrative synergies and increased buying power...

Bankrupt retailer to remarket 210 "more-efficient" locations after previous deal expires

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Uni-Marts LLC and its subsidiaries are set to auction off 210 operating convenience stores and dealer locations in Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio. As reported in a CSP Daily News Flash yesterday, the sale is being held pursuant to a Sale Procedures Motion submitted by Uni-...

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