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Gulf Oil, Cumberland Farms consolidate, streamline organizational chart

NEWTON, Mass. -- Amid a retail brand tune-up, Gulf Oil LP—along with its parent, Cumberland Farms Inc.—is consolidating and streamlining the management teams of both companies to increase operational efficiency. As reported in a CSP Daily News Flash yesterday, Gulf Oil chief executive officer...

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...

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