Corporate News

Corporate news affecting the convenience store industry

Empire Petroleum strikes deal to sell half of company to Israeli concern

ROCKVILLE, Md. -- An Israeli company is making inroads into the U.S. petroleum-retailing industry with its announced intent this week that it will purchase 50% of Empire Petroleum Holdings LLC, a company held by Empire Petroleum Marketing LLC. Isal Amlat Investments Ltd. signed a memorandum of...

"Absolutely no substance to any speculation," Hayward said

LONDON -- Tony Hayward, BP's new CEO, has denied the rumor of a merger with rival oil company Royal Dutch Shell, reported The Financial Times. A report earlier this month by The Times of London said BP and Shell were thought to have revived plans for a merger to create an oil giantthe world's...

Hickory Point renovating, expanding

BELTON, S.C. -- The Hickory Point gas station chain includes 30 stores, but only over the past three years have customers been able to notice, according to The Independent Mail. Hickory Point owner Patrick O'Dell started transferring the red and yellow store design from new stores in the Greenville...

Side-by-side stores being built in Kansas town hit by tornado
Chooses 12 locations, researching more
C-store industry recruiter Malik joins Executive Leadership Solutions
Grocer, gasoline/c-store retailer will continue to operate as separate businesses
Company sets sights on 200-300 new stores in next 12 months
TravelCenters of America (TA) has opened its 234th travel center, located on 30 acres adjacent to Interstate 35 in Laredo, Texas.
Customer assistant to delight shoppers at Tesco's U.S. c-stores' kitchen table.

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