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Couche-Tard Eastern Canada unveils fresh, ready-to-eat store concept

LAVAL, Quebec-- The province of Quebec is getting a taste of fresh, healthy foods the Couche-Tard way following the unveiling yesterday of the division's Couche-Tard Menu store in the suburbs on Montreal. In test for a year, the Menu concept includes a redesigned store, an updated menu and a...

Tax evasion continues to expand because of high gas prices

NEW YORK -- Presidential candidates John McCain, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are bickering over whether to suspend the 18.4-cent-a-gallon federal gasoline tax to ease the impact of rising prices. Some people are increasingly taking matters into their own hands, according to a Reuters report...

7-Eleven plans to test consolidated delivery to increase efficiency

NEW YORK -- 7-Eleven Inc. is planning to conduct an experiment in Southern California later this year to eliminate inefficiencies from direct-store delivery (DSD) that will bundle rival marketers' brands on one truck from consolidated warehouse locations, president and CEO Joe DePinto said...

Sun Capital affiliate acquires 88 c-stores in S.C. in long-expected transaction
Details on initiative to convert company-ops; ratcheting up Business Conversion Program
Free-gas promotion puts Philly LUKOIL station at center stage; more to come
CSP Daily News' ongoing geographic digest ofstoreactivity nationwide.
NACS skeptical on offer to negotiate with retailers over interchange fees
Retailers testify on impact of high credit-card interchange fees
New Va. drive-in facility harkens back to days of 1950s-style "car hops".