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Seeks $10 million to sell fuel; court also OKs severance payments from layoffs

OGDEN, Utah -- Debtors of bankrupt oil company Flying J Inc. filed a motion last week with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware seeking financing for Flying J and its Longhorn Pipeline Inc. subsidiary to obtain up to $10 million of loans from Merrill Lynch to facilitate the sale...

Fresh produce, WiFi latest in N.Y. retailer's efforts to stay relevant

[Editor's Note: This article is part of CSP's examination of ways retailers stay relevant with today's consumer. For more, watch out for the magazine's March 2009 cover story.] BROCKPORT, N.Y. -- At any one time, Doug Galli of Reid Stores Inc. may be conducting three, four or five field tests,...

Wisconsin wholesaler files for Ch. 11 bankruptcy protection over oil prices

MEQUON, Wis. -- Bulk Petroleum Corp., which supplies gasoline to more than 200 gas stations throughout the country, has filed to reorganize its finances under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to a CSP Daily News Flash yesterday, citing a report in The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel . Bulk...

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