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Activist investors push c-store chain’s board to explore strategic alternatives

ANKENY, Iowa -- Casey's General Stores Inc. could be the next major convenience-store chain to go up for sale if a group of activist shareholders gets its way. In an open letter to all Casey's shareholders dated Jan. 3, James C. Pappas , managing member of investment firm JCP Investment Management...


Growth plan includes acquisitions, new-to-industry stores

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Enmarket has named Brett Giesick as president of the convenience-store company. In this role, Giesick has top- and bottom-line responsibility for Enmarket and leads marketing, operations, accounting, foodservice, training, fuel procurement, logistics and pricing, real estate and...

EZ Mart

Retailer adds 273 Southern locations with latest acquisition

RICHMOND, Va. -- GPM Investments LLC has signed an agreement to acquire 273 convenience stores in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas from E-Z Mart Stores Inc. This acquisition will allow GPM to expand its existing portfolio of stores into the South. The acquisition is expected to close in the...

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