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Midwestern retailer getting out of franchising; Walljasper talks strategy

ANKENY, Iowa -- Casey's General Stores Inc. "will be out of the franchise business at the end of this calendar year," William J. Walljasper, senior vice president and CFO of Ankeny, Iowa-based Casey's said, according to an interview by The Wall Street Transcript Online provided to CSP Daily News. "...

Owner of gas/c-store/foodservice combo facility files for bankruptcy reorganization

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Knight Commerce Centre Inc., the owner of the NexStore gas station, convenience store, gourmet market and deli combo in Boca Raton, Fla., filed for Chapter 11 reorganization on Friday, according to federal bankruptcy records obtained by CSP Daily News. Knight Commerce Centre...

Chain battles issues both internal (gasoline forecasting) and external (credit-card fees)

SANFORD, N.C. -- Executives from The Pantry took shots at the economy, gasoline prices and credit-card fees as they reported their third-quarter financial results yesterday, but they also took responsibility when appropriate. "We have done a lousy job of forecasting gasoline [margins and sales to...

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