Channel: Independents

Maxim (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / Truckstops)
General Merchandise
Truckstops pull magazine over law firm's offensive message .
7-Eleven (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores)
Corporate News
Company counters with allegations of falsified records, violated agreements
Jim Fisher (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores)
Mergers & Acquisitions News
Recent mega-mergers spur talk of where new acquisitions, expansion may occur
CSP Magazine
It’s been a tough, long slog, but the U.S. economy is finally moving reliably in the right direction. Several factors, including falling unemployment rates, growth in household income, higher housing starts and vehicle sales, as well as a projected increase in the growth rate of gross domestic product, are all positive signs.
GasMart USA CITGO (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / gas Station)
Fuels News
Converting 15 gas stations in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana
CSP Magazine
If there was any good story in 2013, it was fuel margins—not necessarily sales, but definitely margins. Average fuel margins of 18.5 cents for the total industry were solid.
Beverages
As NYC fights to limit sugary drinks, LA mulls safety warnings .
CSP Magazine
Convenience retailers can see satisfaction turn to dissatisfaction with the simple switch of channel of retail. Likewise, seemingly notable gains are drab when compared to other categories and years.
CSP Magazine
SOI data reveals a new twist: the revenge of the small retailer

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