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With stock prices below their original issue, CSP Daily News examines an industry leader

SANFORD, N.C. -- At the end of the 20th century, The Pantry, led by charismatic roll-up specialist Pete Sodini, launched an initial public offering (IPO). The Southeastern retail giant was on an acquisition frenzy with a voracious appetite that carried through 2006. The past year or so has been a...

Record average retail, crude prices making $4 fuel more of a reality

NEW YORK -- Gas and oil prices pushed further into record high territory Tuesday, with retail gasoline reaching a national average of $3.51 for the first time and crude nearing $120 as the dollar fell to a new low against the euro, reported the Associated Press. At the pump, the national average...

Details on initiative, which includes remodeling, new logo, enhanced foodservice, more

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. -- Quick Chek is launching a new brand positioning complete with logo, private-label product packaging and enhanced website beginning Monday, April 21, 2008, as reported in a CSP Daily News Flash yesterday. With its new logo in the shape of a bright, lime green-colored...

Southwestern Missouri retailer acquires nine locations in the Joplin area
Rebranding its Exxon sites to attract value-conscious motorists
BP declares franchise personality with Chicago, Atlanta ad campaigns
REIT names director to deal with Getty Petroleum Marketing
Several sites slated for upgrades; more stores coming for regional retailer
QuikTrip expanding in Wichita, Tucson, driven by foodservice; signals more growth
Industry sales hit $577.4 billion as credit-card fees rise to double pretax profits