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Speculation over potential acquirers follows ‘gas bar’ review

BRAMPTON, Ontario -- Couche-Tard, 7-Eleven Canada and Parkland Fuel could be among potential buyers after supermarket retailer Loblaw Cos. Ltd. has completed a strategic review of its “gas bar” operations. It will engage potential buyers in considering a sale of the business, which could be worth...

New president’s plan to fix Japanese retailer includes investment in United States

TOKYO -- The new head of Seven & i Holdings Co. , the Japan-based parent of 7-Eleven Inc. , said he plans to increase the number of 7-Eleven convenience stores in the United States to boost overall market share amid slowing demand in Japan and as the chain contends with intensified competition...

Intends to take on Holiday, SuperAmerica, Kwik Trip with new, larger format

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- Supermarket and gasoline retailer Hy-Vee Inc. is scouting sites in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., for building larger-format convenience stores with fuel, said a report by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal . Hy-Vee’s expansion into the Twin Cities could shake up...

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