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Christy's of Cape Cod sells 11 locations to integrated oil company

NEW YORK -- Hess Corp., New York, has acquired 11 convenience stores with gasoline in New England from Christy's of Cape Cod LLC. As reported in a CSP Daily News Flash , having closed on the deal this past Friday, Hess intends to rebrand the sites and hold a grand opening in the spring. Hess will...

Roll-your-own to take tremendous hit as experts project sales declines, job losses

OAK BROOK, Ill. -- Cigarette sales declines of up to 7%, 117,000 jobs on the line and the possible end of the roll-your-own category: These are some of the dire predictions coming on the heels of the Senate's approval of its version of a health insurance program that will raise tobacco taxes by...

SCHIP vote leaves retailers reeling over likely sales declines,security issues

WASHINGTON -- Between now and April 1, retailer Fred Hoyt is going to be redoubling his customer-service training efforts, reviewing his marketing practices and underscoring the convenience of his stores. Oh, and one other thing: "We're updating and replacing all of our security camera systems and...

New "Fresh on the Go" program will deliverperishable foods to c-stores.
Introduces SCHIP amendment to reduce cigarette tax increase by more than half
Mandate could force dozens of California gas stations out of business
7-Eleven's DePinto stresses need for innovation, lays out company's new strategy.
A new eco-friendly, healthy food c-store opens in Los Angeles
Tobacco industry execs expect repercussions as excise tax hike seems imminent
Succeeds resigning Adams; company also hires chief restructuring officer