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PETA, "lettuce ladies" help retailer promote vegan sandwiches

PHILADELPHIA -- Wearing nothing but strategically placed lettuce leaves and waving signs that read, "Turn Over a New Leaf—Go Vegetarian," People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' (PETA's) Lettuce Ladies handed out free Moshe's brand soy-based sandwiches at a Philadelphia 7-Eleven store on...

Locations being offered as ampm franchises with ARCO gas

LA PALMA, Calif. -- BP West Coast Products LLC said that 155 West Coast retail sites are for sale. Of the 155 sites, 153 are available for franchise and two are available as ARCO dealer sites with fuel agreements only. The offering features sites in Arizona, California, Oregon and Washington and is...

An exclusive look at car-wash chain 's newest location, growth plans

GILBERT, Ariz. -- With plans to open nine new car-wash facilities throughout Arizona, Danny 's Family Car Wash unveiled its new and largest store late last year. The 10,500-square-foot location in Gilbert, Ariz., is located on five acres and includes a full-service car wash, a convenience store, a...

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