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Global c-store retailer offers recommendations on shareholder proposals ahead of annual meeting

LAVAL, Quebec — Ahead of its annual shareholder meeting Sept. 20, the board of directors of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. is modifying its positions on two shareholder proposals: executive compensation and sustainability. Couche-Tard is No. 2 on CSP’s 2018 Top 202 ranking of c-store chains by...

Inside the company's 4th 'just walk out' store

CHICAGO -- CSP technology editor Jackson Lewis took a walk through the new Amazon Go store that opened in Chicago on Sept. 17. The 2,000-square-foot store invites people in with a swipe of the Amazon Go app and the promise of never having to wait in line to deal with a checkout clerk. Despite the...

New CSP/GasBuddy survey reveals the key motivators for women, men and 18- to 34-year-olds

BOSTON -- One in four visits: That’s how often most customers go into the c-store when fueling up their vehicle. This figure, from CSP’s latest survey of fuel consumers conducted in partnership with GasBuddy, is likely not surprising to most retailers. And yet it’s a figure that...

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Louisville, Ky., location is U.S. pilot, with more planned for the concept

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Retailer inviting emerging brands to showcase goods at inaugural merchandising event
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Chain makes progress in fuel-related goals of its value-creation plan 

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Smaller format designed to address changing trucking, distribution patterns
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Global convenience retailer reports strong same-store sales growth

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Latest design includes full-service Starbucks, twice the gas pumps, more

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Retailer shifting focus to small-format truckstops following sale of Minit Mart chain .