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Aims to be top retail brand in the City of Big Shoulders, metro area

HOUSTON, Texas -- With a plan to become the largest retail brand in the Chicago metro market within five years, Shell Oil Products U.S. said Monday it has signed supply agreements with three prominent, high-volume petroleum companies in northern Illinois. The agreements—the terms of which were not...

Douglass Distributing aims to add five stores by year's end

SHERMAN, Texas -- Douglass Distributing Co. could add another five stores before the end of the year as the highly diversified company looks to capitalize on its liquidity while other convenience retailers face financial burdens. "These are people who can't make the jump. It was one thing when they...

Maverik, Pops 66, truckstops, featured on "reality" shows

NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- Convenience stores and truckstops are getting some unusual exposure on reality TV. Maverik Country Stores Inc.'s reality TV show, Maverik's Kick Start, is set to debut on KJZZ-TV on May 1. The show is meant to change or "kick start" a life by taking a person on an...

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Top execs called to testify before House energy independence, global warming committee
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Data skimming from personal plastic has consumers, retailers restless
Retiring Big Oil leader shares his thoughts on his accomplishments and gas prices