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Company to add about 200 stores before spring's end

LAVAL, Quebec -- Like buds waiting to pop open on a tree, about 200 stores are waiting for Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. to sign on the dotted line this spring. During a conference call with investors yesterday, president and CEO Alain Bouchard confirmed that the Canadian company has entered into a...

Rebranding stores acquired from Jopo, Jo-By in Washington, Idaho to Cenex

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Energy and agriculture company CHS Inc. has signed a purchase agreement to acquire 33 Zip Trip convenience stores in the Spokane area, owned in part by Jopo Inc., and Jo-By Enterprises LLC. CHS will operate Zip Trip locations under its Cenex brand. As reported in a CSP Daily News...

Retailer seeking deals for more than 30 corporate stores

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Don Hennessy, who has managed company-owned 7-Eleven stores in the Daytona Beach, Fla., area for more than six years, is working on a deal for a franchise in Port Orange, Fla., reported The Daytona Beach News. Hennessy, 61, would pay about $250,000 in cash for the business,...

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