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Englefield Oil buys 43 BP sites, commits to ampm

HEATH, Ohio -- The turnover of BP's company-owned locations to regional jobbers and retailers continues, with the scheduled purchase of 43 sites in Columbus, Ohio, by Englefield Oil Co. The transaction will bring the chain up to 138 stores, allowing the company access to a metropolitan market for...

Cuts some, raises other allowances in some markets; federal tax increase could hit volumes

RICHMOND, Va. -- Philip Morris USA, the largest U.S. cigarette maker, raised prices on some of its brands and made adjustments in its promotional spending that could result in higher prices for top-selling Marlboro in some markets, said Reuters. As reported yesterday in a CSP Daily News Flash , the...

IPO filing outlines strengths, strategies for company's retail, wholesale marketing arms

DALLAS -- In a more than 100-page filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), the newly dubbed Alon Brands Inc. noted its "leading brand offerings, advantageous fuel-supply agreement, strong market positions and complementary business model, [which] provide us with competitive...

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