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SCHIP vote leaves retailers reeling over likely sales declines,security issues

WASHINGTON -- Between now and April 1, retailer Fred Hoyt is going to be redoubling his customer-service training efforts, reviewing his marketing practices and underscoring the convenience of his stores. Oh, and one other thing: "We're updating and replacing all of our security camera systems and...

New "Fresh on the Go" program will deliverperishable foods to c-stores

TEMPLE, Texas -- As foodservice opportunities continue to grow for convenience store operators, so has the need for fresh, safe foods with no labor and easy ordering. Wholesale supplier McLane Co. will introduce its own foodservice solution on Monday with the launch of its Fresh on the Go...

Introduces SCHIP amendment to reduce cigarette tax increase by more than half

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans fell short Wednesday in their efforts to curtail the expansion of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), the government health insurance program for lower-income children, said the Associated Press. Democrats defeated amendments that would have...

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