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Private-equity firm enters industry, changes Crescent Oil name to Sunshine Energy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- One of the richest men in the United States has entered the convenience store industry. After six months of bankruptcy court hearings and dueling lawsuits between the previous owners, Crescent Oil Co. stores are now in the hands of a new owner, an investment trust called Florida...

Suncor, Petro-Canada required by Competition Tribunal to sell 104 Ontario stations

CALGARY, Alberta -- Although the Canadian Competition Tribunal, as a condition of approving the merger of Suncor Energy Inc. and Petro-Canada, is requiring that the companies put a combined total of 104 retail outlets up for sale, those outlets will not be purchased by Shell Canada Ltd. or Imperial...

Expects to deliver three-quarters of a million signatures protesting card fees

TULSA, Okla. -- Circle K representatives and other members of the convenience store and retail industries hosted a conference call yesterday with the Oklahoma media to discuss its national campaign calling on Congress to end hidden credit-card fees known as interchange or "swipe fees," said the...

Recent c-store, gas station openings, closings, sales, especially among independents
Lehigh Gas affiliate selected as stalking-horse bidder for Uni-Marts auction
Kum & Go's Krause talks recession, competition, customer service, social media.
Kum & Go's Krause talks recession, competition, customer service, social media.
Kansas City joins Tulsa as next of retailer's divisions offering free health services.
Analysis shows state-by-state ranking of how consumers are affected by oil prices
Issues in the tobacco industry haven't had expected impact, analyst says.