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Court approves sale procedures for bankrupt Tennessee chain

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. -- The marketing of the Appalachian Oil Co. for sale moved a step closer this week as a bankruptcy court judge approved sale procedures. While the landlord agreement remains subject to review, chief restructuring officer Andy Weber said he is moving forward with preparing the...

Congress sends legislation to president; interchange relief, discounts slighted

WASHINGTON -- Congress on Wednesday sent President Barack Obama a bill with sweeping new rules for the credit-card industry that will affect just about every American, reported the Associated Press. The House voted 361 to 64 for the bill on Wednesday. The Senate had already approved the measure by...

And Seven & i bringing "Seven Premium" label to U.S. 7-Eleven stores

WASHINGTON -- 7-Eleven Inc. expects to open 25 convenience stores in the Washington-Baltimore area in 2009, the company told CSP Daily News , adding that it anticipates opening 38 stores in that market in 2010. Real-estate newsletter Bisnow said there are 523 7-Eleven stores in the DC-Baltimore...

Other retailers vacating good locations, company says
Company brings "aggressive growth" strategy to real-estate convention.
Couche-Tard won't force On the Run franchisees to rebrand to Circle K.
Green Valley Oil will rebrand 235 sites in four states beginning in June
Truckstop chain asks employees to help save money; cuts back on some dining hours
CBX completes new layout for Sunoco's c-stores; retailer testing in Pa.
7-Eleven aims to almost double fresh-food sales over next two years