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Certified Oil begins rollout of its new store design, emphasizes foodservice

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Certified Oil has begun the process of converting about 40 outlets to a new design scheme by the end of 2009. An old brand has a new look in time for its 70th birthday, Columbus, Ohio-based Certified Oil, with 86 convenience stores and about 600 workers, is redesigning its outlets...

Shared strengths expected, fresh initiatives on tap for Anheuser-Busch InBev

ST. LOUIS -- SKU optimization, deliveries on weekends or at night: These are some of the high-priority projects Anheuser-Busch is undertaking in 2009. But don't blame or credit such changes on the company's recent purchase by InBev. Both projects predate that deal, according to Evan Athanas, vice...

Financial plight indicative of pressures facing refiners, says Journal

OGDEN, Utah -- Flying J Inc., one of the 20 biggest private companies in the country, is among the first in the energy sector to file for bankruptcy, said The Wall Street Journal . As reported in CSP Daily News , Flying J Inc. filed Monday for reorganization, citing the collapse in oil prices and...

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