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Deal includes 37 Southwest Missouri stores; Billings Kum & Gos becoming Zip Trips

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- Kum & Go LC has signed an agreement to purchase 37 Cody's Convenience Stores in southwest Missouri. Cody's is currently operated by Springfield, Mo.-based Cody Ventures LLC. The closing is subject to completion of due diligence and customary closing conditions. Kum...

7-Eleven reduces workforce by 10%; "no impact on stores," retailer says

DALLAS -- 7-Eleven Inc. has joined other major retailers such as Macy's, Starbucks, Home Depot and Walgreens among many other companies of all kinds in announcing layoffs due to the economic crisis. Reacting to what it called "unprecedented challenges for businesses and people across North America...

Refiner-marketer to sell 165 sites, but not ready to leave retail

PHILADELPHIA -- Though announcing the sale of 165 sites in the eastern United States, Sunoco Inc., with its current network at 1,114, is not getting out of retail as other oil companies in recent months have decided, officials told CSP Daily News . Part of an ongoing review designed to maximize its...

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