General Merchandise/HBC

General merchandise and HBC category news for the convenience-store retail industry

General Merchandise/HBC

A Lil' PSE-Free Relief

Lil' Drug Store offers alternative for cold, allergy sufferers affected by drug crackdown

General Merchandise/HBC

Taylor Made McLane Deal

Retailer signs contract covering 63 c-stores

Weatherman part of yearlong campaign

Company will be exclusive distributor for 200 stores

A wholesale distribution center that has served small stores in northern Maine for nearly 50 years closed its doors Friday, reported the Bangor Daily News.


Deal goes through 2008

McLane Co. Inc. and Wallace & Carey Inc. have signed agreements to serve Chevron owned and operated convenience stores and potential franchise locations.

Not mething around in Oregon

Consumers shopping, spending more at small-format value retailers

Also plans to sell more liquor

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