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Femsa's c-store chain will expand beyond Mexico, executive says

MONTERREY, Mexico -- One month after Brazil's Petrobras chain announced that it may move into retailing in the United States, a second south-of-the-border retailer may be eying northerly expansion. Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV (FEMSA), Latin America's largest beverage company, will expand...

Franchisee tradeshow highlights new products, focus on foodservice, Slurpee

SKOKIE, Ill. -- Growing foodservice options, a bevy of Slurpee introductions and the beginning of a renewed, mutually beneficial relationship—These are just some of the highlights Chicago-area 7-Eleven franchisees pointed out during Thursday's 7-Eleven Franchise-Owner Association of Chicagoland (...

Deal would shift ownership of as many as 88 Shell MSO retail outlets

DALLAS -- CSP Daily News has learned that Quik-way Retail Associates, co-owned by Alan and Rick Golman, is acquiring between 75 and 88 Shell-branded stores in the Dallas-Fort Worth market that by all accounts, the company presently operates under a multi-site operator (MSO) agreement with the...

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Hess caught in middle after forging Dunkin' Brands marketing agreement.
Retailer eager but unable to reflag West Texas stores to 7-Eleven mark
Pa. retailer performing "due diligence" in anticipation of potential merger.