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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

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Cody's Ventures LLC, which operates Cody's Convenience Stores, has acquired nine Snak Atak stores in the Joplin, Mo., area, a CSP Daily News Flash reported on Friday, confirming a rumor about a deal reported in January by CSP Daily News. That speculation emerged following Cody's...

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