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Could no-frills, limited-selection grocer leverage tough economy to steal c-store customers?

BATAVIA, Ill. -- Seeking to exploit its no-frills offering during toughening economic times, and with a model that could step on convenience retailers' toes, discount grocer Aldi Inc. is in the midst of a national expansion that aims to open 100 stores in 2008, reported The Cleveland Plain Dealer...

C-stores must re-evaluate gas, reposition as alternative fuel retailers gain ground

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Alternative gasoline retailers, including supercenters, supermarkets and warehouse clubs, are chipping away at the convenience store industry's gasoline shopper base, according to a TNS Retail Forward report. Recent TNS Retail Forward ShopperScape survey results indicate that one-...

Hackers break into Citibank's network of c-store cash machines

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Hackers broke into Citibank's network of ATMs inside 7-Eleven stores and stole customers' PIN codes, according to recent court filings. The scam netted the alleged identity thieves millions of dollars. Criminals were able to access PINs by attacking the backend computers...

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