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Utah-based chain gets adventurous with reality-TV show/marketing program

NORTH SALT LAKE, Utah -- Here, along West Center Street in North Salt Lake, Utah, stands a 4,800-square-foot monster of a store bearing the Maverik logo. North Salt Lake-based Maverik Inc. considers this its flagship location among its more than 200 stores in seven Western states. Inside the store...

Industry analysts speculate over ExxonMobil buying Shell, Shell buying BP

NEW YORK -- Remember the old children's song that goes "there was an old lady who swallowed a fly"? She then swallows a spider to eat the fly, a bird to eat the spider, a cat to eat the bird and so on. A scenario reminiscent of that could play out with the major oil companies. Among other economic...

Gulf Oil to introduce new retail store design, secondary gasoline brand

NEWTON, Mass. -- Following on Gulf Oil Co.'s realignment with Cumberland Farms, the company is rolling out new concepts in store design and gasoline marketing to facilitate a healthy future. Company CEO Joe Petrowski told CSP Daily News the company is close to opening a brand new store concept,...

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