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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...

Franchisees pony up nearly $7 million in attempt to keep stores

COLD SPRING, Ky. -- Owners of 59 regional AmeriStop franchises have placed $6.9 million on the table in an attempt to keep control of their convenience stores. They hoped to learn late yesterday whether they would be successful, said The Cincinnati Enquirer. In November, Petro Acquisitions Inc.,...

Retailer alleges PMPA violations; oil co. says charges "inaccurate, out of context"

ROCKFORD, Ill. -- As reported yesterday in a CSP Daily News Flash, Midwestern retailer Road Ranger has filed claims against CITGO Petroleum Corp. for breach of contract and violations of the Petroleum Marketing Practices Act (PMPA) caused by CITGO's "unnecessary failure" to supply gasoline to Road...

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