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Details on EZ Energy's purchase of 15 stations, 5 contracts from BP in Pa.

PETERSBURG, Pa. -- EZ Energy Ltd. subsidiary EZ Energy USA Inc. is buying 15 gas stations and convenience stores and five fuel supply contracts from BP Products North America Inc. for $3.2 million, according to a report by Globes Online cited by a CSP Daily News Flash yesterday and confirmed by BP...

Hot-food test to grow by 800 stores a year beginning in 2009

DALLAS -- Japanese retailer Seven & i Holdings Co. plans to boost the number of its 7-Eleven convenience stores in North America that sell foods cooked in store. The Dallas-based 7-Eleven chain will increase the number of stores offering in-store cooked foods to about 700 by the end of this...

Susser updates on hurricane, reports strong second-quarter financial results

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Seven destroyed canopies and about $3 million later, Susser Holdings Corp.—which is in the process of recovering from late July's Hurricane Dolly—has reported that total second-quarter 2008 merchandise sales, including sales from both its Stripes stores and the Town &...

The Pantry waiting "with bated breath" to get back into M&A game.
Drugstore retailer developing smaller, limit-inventory stores
Midwestern retailer getting out of franchising; Walljasper talks strategy
Owner of gas/c-store/foodservice combo facility files for bankruptcy reorganization
Chain battles issues both internal (gasoline forecasting) and external (credit-card fees)
Family Smoking Prevention & Tobacco Control Act would give regulatory power to FDA
Valero's Klesse blasts Congress as anti-consumer, anti-capitalism.

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