General Merchandise

General merchandise category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Convenience store distributor expands regional service area

ELMWOOD, La. -- Imperial Trading Co. has announced the acquisition of Union Grocery, a Mississippi-based company, further expanding the convenience store distributor's regional service area. Union Grocery will now operate as a division of Imperial Trading. Imperial Trading plans to maintain Union's...

A new fire truck joins the fleet of Hess Corp.'s Miniature Truck series.

NEW YORK -- A new fire truck joins the fleet of Hess Corp.'s Miniature Truck series. Each year, the Miniature Truck series pays tribute to a popular Hess holiday toy truck from the past. This year's edition packs craftsmanship and detail into a small-scale replica of the 2000 Hess holiday Fire...

7-Eleven, ampm, Circle K, Sheetz, Cumberland Farms participating in research project

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- VideoMining Corp., a provider of in-store intelligence for retailers and consumer product manufacturers, has announced the launch of its next syndicated program called C-Store Shopper Insights (CSI-2). The study will be conducted in cooperation with five leading convenience...

One of broadest product promotion in chain's history; game firm's first retail partnership.
Betz to open three drive-thru c-stores stores in southern N.J.
Partners with Game Trading Technologies for program in more than 3,000 stores
SymphonyIRI outlines strategies for c-store retailers at SOI
New distribution deal extends more than 10-year relationship
Also demanding customer refunds
Royal Buying Group announces 2009 Vendors of Year