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New Va. drive-in facility harkens back to days of 1950s-style "car hops"

YORKTOWN, Va. -- Continuing its quest to "reinvent convenience," Wawa Inc. will take the wraps off a fledgling "old-fashioned" drive-in foodservice station today at its Yorktown, Va. c-store, with plans to unveil a second drive-in service in June. Customers opting to use the drive-in can pull into...

Wal-Mart, Starbucks enhance food, coffee; McDonald's coffee yet to prove itself

OAK BROOK, Ill. -- As Wal-Mart and Starbucks continue to stretch their product offers in an effort to draw new customers, McDonald's is finding that strategy more difficult that it hoped with it coffee offer. Camille's Sidewalk Cafe has signed an agreement with Wal-Mart Stores to place its...

Nakash Enterprises to acquire 20 Shell-branded gas stations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Nakash Enterprises LLC, an affiliate of Vintners Distributors Inc., has acquired Shell Oil Products US's interest in 20 Shell-branded gas stations in the Sacramento, Calif. area. All 20 locations will continue to sell fuel under the Shell brand. According to a confidentiality...

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