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Another Spartan Stores grocery chain gets into gas; CEFCO opens truckstop

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- D&W Fresh Market in Caledonia, Mich., opened its first D&W Quick Stop convenience and fuel center, developed by Spartan Stores Inc., on Dec. 19, 2006. Gasoline is a natural addition to our one-stop-shopping strategy for customer convenience. This service is important...

Houston mayor forms group to curb violence

HOUSTON -- Houston Mayor Bill White has announced the formation of the Mayor's Task Force on Convenience Store Security. Members will make recommendations aimed at curbing violent crime in c-stores by reviewing new technologies, building codes, management processes and law enforcement procedures...

Sheetz opens new store in Ohio; Holiday Stationstores adds one in Minn.

ALTOONA, Pa. -- Sheetz Inc. has opened a new 4,700-square-foot convenience store in Twinsburg, Ohio, its 23rd in the Buckeye State. While the store opened to the public yesterday, employees will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony and community grand opening celebration on January 18. As part of the...

Optimism high for chain under new ownership, beginning with a new coffee program
In suit, c-store owners allege parent company misled them
Properties change hands in Ark., Utah, Maine. Ill.
Israeli company also negotiating to purchase 60 more U.S. sites
Car-Pac covers c-stores, gas stations, more
Retailer put off by regulations; Couche-Tard continues Florida growth
63rd location in western Pa.