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Properties being sold with or without fuel-supply agreements

WALTHAM, Mass. -- As part of a group of nonstrategic retail locations it is looking to divest, Global Partners LP is offering to sell 19 gas-station and convenience-store properties located in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island, individually or collectively, by sealed...

rutter's farm store

In a first-time win, the Northeast c-store chain with dairy roots leads a record-breaking mystery shop

How close can a c-store retailer get to delivering a perfect customer experience? Based on results of the 2017 CSP /Intouch Insight Mystery Shop, pretty darn close. The 11 participating retailers are already highly focused on creating five-star customer experiences and operations. That said, “that...

TravelCenters of America

Same-site results show improvement, but competition revving up

WESTLAKE, Ohio -- While the past few years saw a flurry of convenience-store acquisition activity from TravelCenters of America LLC , that momentum slowed in the first half of 2017, with the company integrating purchases and encountering competitive “challenges,” officials said in its latest...

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