» 1 Year That’s how long one Quick Chek customer will win free coffee for as part of the chain’s partnership with the NHL’s New Jersey Devils. Other prizes include autographed memorabilia, game tickets and dinner with a former Devils player.
» 4 Lawsuits filed in federal court by Philip Morris against importers aimed at stopping the importation, distribution and sale of counterfeit cigarettes.
» 7 Number of Little Sue stores acquired by 7-Eleven from Neighborhood Convenience Inc. in Virginia. All will be rebranded to 7-Eleven.
» 34: Stores acquired by Colbea Enterprises LLC from Motiva Enterprises in Rhode Island. Colbea now operates 55 Shell-branded sites throughout the state.
» 650 The number of ATMs Cardtronics Inc. will manage for Circle K in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions as part of a new agreement.
» $500 Sum of an educational grant VERC Enterprises, an independent New England-based operator presented Cold Spring Elementary School in Plymouth, Mass. for academic enhancements.
» $500,000 Dollar amount of a suit dropped by the Iowa Lottery Board against Camden Amusements stemming from the state’s ban on TouchPlay gambling machines. Dozens of c-store operators that invested thousands in the machines are still suing the state in a case scheduled to go to trial on April 1.
A second trial is set for June.