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Legislation giving Food & Drug Administration power over cigarettes, OTP moves to Senate

WASHINGTON -- As reported in a CSP Daily News Flash yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives today overwhelmingly passed landmark legislation, The Family Smoking Prevention & Tobacco Control Act (H.R. 1256), giving the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) power to regulate tobacco,...

BP c-store head taking sabbatical; Reasor moves out of marketing at ConocoPhillips

LA PALMA, Calif. -- Downstream executive changes are coming to BP and ConocoPhillips. Bill Fry will take over leadership of BP's convenience-retailing unit following the announcement that Fiona MacLeod will take a one-year sabbatical from the company to focus on leadership in the not-for-profit...

Pa. chain "calls out" cigarette companies on price hikes are FET increase kicks in

ALTOONA, Pa. -- With the increase in the federal excise tax on most tobacco products officially kicking in today, Sheetz Convenience Stores is launching a marketing campaign that it hopes will keep tobacco consumers visiting its stores, guaranteeing the lowest allowed price on cigarettes in several...

Puts 67 retail sites worth $49 million in nine states on the block
Management Properties, owner of 33 Appalachian Oil c-stores, seeking relief
More convenience, fuel retailing activity from around the nation
Drug chain outlines five consumer segments, aims to better meet their needs
Sunoco brand to exit Ontario; more downstream details on Suncor deal
Petro-Canada retail sites to survive merger with Suncor Energy
Giant Eagle Express expanding revamped, upscale grocery/c-store/food/gas concept