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Petro-Canada retail sites to survive merger with Suncor Energy

CALGARY, Alberta -- The Canadian government will take consumer interests into account when reviewing a proposed takeover of Petro-Canada by rival Suncor Energy Inc., reported Reuters. "As the Competition Bureau does its work, the government will be informed, the government will take all, each and...

Giant Eagle Express expanding revamped, upscale grocery/c-store/food/gas concept

HARMAR, Pa. -- Nearly two years after opening its Giant Eagle Express concept store, the supermarket chain has retooled the prototype in Harmar, Pa., with fancy fresh food and a 40-seat private cafe, reported The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review . And it is getting ready to take the concept on the road,...

Wilson Farms, 7-Eleven, Sheetz, QuikTrip opening, building new stores

WEST SENECA N.Y. -- Executives of Wilson Farms Neighborhood Food Stores, along with local dignitaries, are marking the official grand opening of a recently remodeled Wilson Farms convenience store in West Seneca, N.Y., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning. The renovated location now features...

Acme Fresh Markets and Circle K gas stations are partnering up with a new gasoline rewards program.
Retail convenience giant continues acquiring; other deals in works, Bouchard says
Supermarket, Dunkin cards help consumers pay less at the gas pump
Job cuts include members of company's retail marketing business unit.
Chain keeps ear to ground for quality operations; avoids cheap, distressed properties
FDA regulation the other shoe to drop, though alternative plans emerging
Reynolds, Lorillard follow PM USA in raising cigarette prices before April 1 tax increase