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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...

Rebranding its Exxon sites to attract value-conscious motorists

DUXBURY, Mass. -- VERC Enterprises Inc. said that it will convert 14 of its locations from Exxon to Gulf by the end of 2008. Leo Vercollone, CEO of VERC Enterprises, said that the locations undergoing the change are stores in Westford, Kingston, Lynnfield, Raynham, Duxbury, Nobscot (Framingham),...

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