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Fast feeder set to sell allQuick Stuff convenience stores by end of September

SAN DIEGO -- Jack in the Box Inc. expects to be out of the convenience store business by the end of its current fiscal year after announcing the purchase and sale agreement for 55 of its 61 Quick Stuff c-stores and gas stations late last week. As reported in a CSP Daily News Flash Friday, the all-...

Reynolds American, others ready to challenge restrictions in pending tobacco bill

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- As the legislation that will bestow the Food& Drug Administration (FDA) with unprecedented authority to regulate cigarettes and other tobacco products awaits President Obama's signature, Congress can expect a volley of litigation from the bill in at least one area:...

Card lenders poised for escalating opposition from merchants, Congress

WASHINGTON -- Visa Inc., MasterCard Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co., already squeezed by new U.S. curbs on how credit cards are marketed to consumers, are girding for a renewed battle over $48 billion in fees levied on merchants, reported Bloomberg. Lawmakers are promising new rules to bring down...

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FDA tobacco control bill heads to president, who is expected to sign it into law
Senate passes legislation giving FDA control of cigarettes, other products
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Chain uses social-networking site to drive traffic to sampling truck