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Who earned top marks for the cleanest restroom in CSP-Service Intelligence Mystery Shop?

Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of CSP Daily News features about the fifth-annual CSP-Service Intelligence Mystery Shop. For a complete report, see the August issue of CSP magazine. NORTH SALT LAKE, Utah -- Having a clean restroom at your convenience store is serious business. It can...

Oil company to sell it 90 company-operated c-stores, delays refinery improvements

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- Noting financial difficulties in most of its business units, Sinclair Oil Corp. shared with employees this past week it will divest its 90 company-owned and -operated convenience stores, essentially dismantling its retail division. The announcement comes on the heels of the...

Susser Holdings acquisition expands chain into Louisiana for the first time

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Susser Holdings Corp. will expand its convenience-store and wholesale networks while reaching into Louisiana for the first time via the acquisition of 25 stores in Texas and Louisiana. Susser's acquisition, as reported in a CSP Daily News Flash yesterday, includes...

Approval clears runway for landing Pilot Travel Centers merger
Chain placing petition protesting credit-card fees in its convenience stores
Universal Marketing reports $12 million in debt in Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing
Couche-Tard ready to capitalize on industry struggles north and south of border
Makes good on nearly $750,000 in back wages to 3,819 workers in nine states
Planning more than 100 stores; hires CB Richard Ellis as expansion broker
QuikTrip opens 66th DFW store; more Xtra Mart, Nice N Easy stores coming