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BP declares franchise personality with Chicago, Atlanta ad campaigns

CHICAGO -- The average Joe and Jane consumer in Atlanta and Chicago are now getting a taste of the personality behind ampm, BP's West Coast convenience store franchise that is replacing the major oil company's direct-op retail strategy nationwide. In a whirl of advertising that includes whimsical...

REIT names director to deal with Getty Petroleum Marketing

JERICHO, N.Y. -- Getty Realty Corp. said that its board has designated David Driscoll as the lead independent director to work with management to attempt to negotiate a modification of the company's leases with its principal tenant, Getty Petroleum Marketing Inc., the U.S. arm of the Russian oil...

Several sites slated for upgrades; more stores coming for regional retailer

YORK, Pa. -- Add Rutter's Farm Stores to the list of major regional convenience store companies currently experiencing growth spurts. It joins Kum & Go, QuikTrip, Delek US, Douglass Distributing and other chains that have recently announced expansion or the intention to grow. Rutter's has...

QuikTrip expanding in Wichita, Tucson, driven by foodservice; signals more growth
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Poor weather, frugal consumers contribute to lower 2Q sales
Projections show narrowing of difference between retail gas price,crude cost, EIA says
Aims to be top retail brand in the City of Big Shoulders, metro area
Douglass Distributing aims to add five stores by year's end.
Maverik, Pops 66, truckstops, featured on "reality" shows.

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