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If in-store sales can 't save the 1,650-store chain, its geography just might

SANFORD, N.C. -- In just a couple of weeks, The Pantry will be releasing its Q2 results. When analysts dial in on the May 6 conference call, they will want to know whether fuel margins per gallons have picked up from the 9 cents post credit-card fees that The Pantry reported for the first quarter...

With stock prices below their original issue, CSP Daily News examines an industry leader

SANFORD, N.C. -- At the end of the 20th century, The Pantry, led by charismatic roll-up specialist Pete Sodini, launched an initial public offering (IPO). The Southeastern retail giant was on an acquisition frenzy with a voracious appetite that carried through 2006. The past year or so has been a...

Record average retail, crude prices making $4 fuel more of a reality

NEW YORK -- Gas and oil prices pushed further into record high territory Tuesday, with retail gasoline reaching a national average of $3.51 for the first time and crude nearing $120 as the dollar fell to a new low against the euro, reported the Associated Press. At the pump, the national average...

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