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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...

Flyers Energy LLC

Andeavor scoops up chain to grow presence in Northern California

AUBURN, Calif. -- Flyers Energy will exit the retail business with the sale of its 39 convenience stores to Andeavor Corp. Established in 1979, Flyers is a third-generation family-owned business with stores in the San Francisco Bay Area. Managing Partner Walt Dwelle said the time was right for he...

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