General Merchandise

General merchandise category news for the convenience store retail industry.

FasMart selling CharCones easy-light briquettes

RICHMOND, Va. -- Introduced this summer, CharConesprestacked charcoal briquettes that light easily without lighter fluidare now available in select FasMart convenience stores in the Richmond, Va., area. CharCones come in a 3-lb., single-use package that is placed right on the grill and lit. There...

Retailer plans growth

TEMPLE, Texas -- McLane Co. Inc. said that it has extended the service agreement with G&M Oil Co. Inc. Headquartered in Huntington Beach, Calif., G&M Oil is the largest Chevron direct-serve retailer in North America, in addition to operating Shell- and Valero-branded locations. Overall, G...

ICEX to install Ice Island units in seven E-Z Mart Stores

TEXARKANA, Texas -- ICEX Holdings Ltd. Inc. has been contracted to install seven of the ICEX "Ice Island" proprietary ice production units in E-Z Mart Stores Inc. The units will be installed in six E-Z Mart Convenience Stores located in the San Antonio area and in one additional E-Z Mart store the...

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Those and other violations totaled $145,000
Shifting to more specialized supplier
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