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CBX completes new layout for Sunoco's c-stores; retailer testing in Pa.

NEW YORK -- Strategic branding, design and consultancy agency CBX has completed a new store layout for Sunoco Inc.'s APlus-branded convenience store operation. Sunoco, the Philadelphia-based oil refiner and marketer, has approximately 4,700 branded retail outlets located along the East Coast from...

7-Eleven aims to almost double fresh-food sales over next two years

ST. CHARLES, Ill. -- What's driving 7-Eleven's growing interest in fresh foods? Some very basic statistics, most notably the fact the average customer buying fresh food spends almost $8 per sale, while the average merchandise sale totals only $5. "Stores that have a larger fresh-food offer have...

7-Select snack,candy line takes wing as consumers clamor for value alternatives

ST. CHARLES, Ill. -- Working under the oft-stated notion that the summer selling season is when convenience stores in the Chicago area make most of their money, 7-Eleven executives underscored the importance of private-label products, fresh foodservice and other strategic tools during this week's 7...

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