Mergers & Acquisitions

Retailer merger & acquisition news affecting the convenience-store industry
Mergers & Acquisitions

Former BP Connect Stores in Bankruptcy Sale

Former BP Connect Stores in Bankruptcy Sale; Five sites in greater Chicago area on "great corners"

Mergers & Acquisitions

Wawa’s Florida Growth Expands into Orlando

Wawa’s Florida Growth Expands into Orlando; Seven more Sunshine State sites to open this year

Beck Oil Acquires Gromann Services Stores; Grows in Mendota, Ill., area

Hurst Harvey Oil Sale Closes Retail Book With Sale to GPM; And Bagwell Oil exits fuels business with sale to Pep-Up

Corner Stores CEO Focuses on Growth; Chain concentrating on becoming "a consumer-focused, pure-retail company"

Sheetz Store Count to Climb in Mountain State; Despite dearth of flat earth, retailer hopes to add six locations per year in West Virginia

Lehigh Gas Makes Room for Zoomerz; CEO says deal provides regional scale; describes expansion opportunities, competitive landscape

The second quarter of 2013 was relatively quiet in terms of significant merger-and-acquisition activity, with a few notable exceptions.

"Could this be the year we've been waiting for?" asks Raymond James advisor

Last year was truly a banner year for merger and acquisition activity in the convenience store industry.