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House committee approves bill to give Food & Drug Administration authority to regulate tobacco

WASHINGTON -- The House Committee on Energy & Commerce on Wednesday completed a markup of legislation, authored by Representative Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), that would grant the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) the authority to regulate tobacco products. The committee approved the bill,...

Top execs called to testify before House energy independence, global warming committee

WASHINGTON -- Chairman Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and the House Select Committee on Energy Independence & Global Warming have called on top-level executives from the five largest oil companies at a hearing that Markey said is intended to probe the causes of and solutions to America's oil...

Acquisitions coming in retail, refining segments, according to Yemin

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. -- Delek US Holdings Inc. plans to make up to two acquisitions this year, Uzi Yemin, president and CEO said last week at the Citi Refining Conference in New York, according to DTN's OilSpot News. The company is targeting retail as well as refinery assets for potential acquisition,...

U.K. retailer "pausing for breath" for three months on Fresh & Easy expansion in U.S.
Sun Capital Partners doubles retail reach with Worsley, Li'l Cricket buys.
Data skimming from personal plastic has consumers, retailers restless
Retiring Big Oil leader shares his thoughts on his accomplishments and gas prices
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