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Pa. chain "calls out" cigarette companies on price hikes are FET increase kicks in

ALTOONA, Pa. -- With the increase in the federal excise tax on most tobacco products officially kicking in today, Sheetz Convenience Stores is launching a marketing campaign that it hopes will keep tobacco consumers visiting its stores, guaranteeing the lowest allowed price on cigarettes in several...

Puts 67 retail sites worth $49 million in nine states on the block

DAVIE, Fla. -- General Energy Corp. recently put its portfolio of 67 gas stations up for sale, CSP Daily News has learned. The $49 million portfolio is broken down into seven smaller subportfolios based on the properties' locations on distribution routes. They include 15 locations in Florida, 14...

Management Properties, owner of 33 Appalachian Oil c-stores, seeking relief

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. -- Bankrupt convenience store operator Appalachian Oil Co. (Appco) could face eviction from more than half its stores soon, thanks to a motion filed last Wednesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court by Appco's biggest landlord, who also owned the Appco chain until late 2007. Lawyers for...

More convenience, fuel retailing activity from around the nation
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Sunoco brand to exit Ontario; more downstream details on Suncor deal
Petro-Canada retail sites to survive merger with Suncor Energy
Giant Eagle Express expanding revamped, upscale grocery/c-store/food/gas concept
Wilson Farms, 7-Eleven, Sheetz, QuikTrip opening, building new stores
Acme Fresh Markets and Circle K gas stations are partnering up with a new gasoline rewards program.