General Merchandise/HBC

C-Store Distributors Group Launches State Government Affairs Initiative

AWMA enhances members' ability to take action on issues

General Merchandise/HBC

AWMA Becomes Convenience Distribution Association

New name more effectively describes membership it serves

Speaker calls Obama's rejection of pipeline legislation "a national embarrassment"

View that merger would reduce competition, raise prices is "erroneous view of competitive dynamics"

Moving in March to larger facility that will eventually become HQ

More than half expect disruptions; Coca-Cola committed to smooth shift

Completes shift in December; sees improvement in profitability

Petroleum distributor sells branded dealer business

Deal brings flavored-water and tea drinks to Canadian markets

Consolidated bottler adds Cleveland and Cookeville, Tenn., to territory

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