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7-Eleven "stays the course" as consumer confidence hits 16-year low

DALLAS -- With the Consumer Price Index at a 16-year low, hitting 57.2 on Tuesday compared to 54.6 in October 1992, even the staunchest of convenience store retailers is taking a hit. And for 7-Eleven Inc., fewer dollars in consumers' pockets means "staying the course" and not overreacting, CEO Joe...

Economy, suit precipitate bankruptcy; will keep stores open during reorg

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Filing for bankruptcy provides Uni-Marts LLC with the ability to pursue a dual path to maximize returns available to its creditors as well as exploring opportunities to sell the company. Uni-Marts and six subsidiaries filed voluntary petitions under Chapter 11 of the U.S...

Couche-Tard Eastern Canada unveils fresh, ready-to-eat store concept

LAVAL, Quebec-- The province of Quebec is getting a taste of fresh, healthy foods the Couche-Tard way following the unveiling yesterday of the division's Couche-Tard Menu store in the suburbs on Montreal. In test for a year, the Menu concept includes a redesigned store, an updated menu and a...

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