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Sun Capital Partners doubles retail reach with Worsley, Li'l Cricket buys

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- With its position in the Midwest firmly established, private investment firm Sun Capital Partners Inc. Thursday expanded its reach to the South when it acquired two convenience store chains in the Carolinas. As reported in a CSP Daily News Flash yesterday, the firm, which holds...

Data skimming from personal plastic has consumers, retailers restless

ATLANTA -- Susceptibility to credit-card fraud has retailers and their customers scurrying for proactive measures necessary to insulate themselves from further exposure. While new technologies aimed at preventing fraud are starting to arrive on the market, it might take months—even years—for...

Retiring Big Oil leader shares his thoughts on his accomplishments and gas prices

HOUSTON -- As consumers face triple-digit crude-oil prices, rising gasoline and natural gas prices, and the never-ending squeeze of tight supply and growing worldwide demand, John Hofmeister will leave his post as president of Shell Oil Co. June 1. Hofmeister discussed his departure, his...

Retail headquarters relocate from Illinois to California as part of restructuring
Biometric-payment provider Pay By Touch ceases operations
Prices force motorists to pull back on fuel and discretionary spending
Purchase of 15 Illinois Speedway stores incrementally boosts chain's regional reach.
Retailer adds take-home, evening daypart to menu mix chainwide
And more coming soon throughout retailer's regional network.
Bid seminars, offer deadlines fast approaching in markets across the country