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Quality State Oil Celebrates 25 Years of Support For MDA

Local CITGO marketer raises $73,000 for Muscular Dystrophy in 2014; $1 Million Since 1989. Local CITGO Marketer Quality State Oil (QSO), based in Sheboygan, Wis., marked a quarter century supporting the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) by raising $73,000 through events and promotions in 2014. QSO once again teamed up with CITGO Petroleum Corporation, MDA ambassadors

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Kum & Go Plans ADA Compliance Changes After Lawsuit

Some 400 Kum & Go stores to undergo renovations. The Kum & Go is set to spend millions of dollars to make changes at more than 400 stores in 11 states to settle a lawsuit that claimed its gas stations failed to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). Gary McDermott, a man from

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NYACS Invites Neighborhood Retailers To ‘Building Blocks’

Educational Forum set for Dec. 3 in Tarrytown, N.Y. Timely education for convenience store operators and other neighborhood retailers will be offered Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Tarrytown, N.Y. Titled “Building Blocks for Today’s Neighborhood Retailers” and presented by the New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS), the event

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Parker’s Raises Over $70,000 For Area Schools

Hosts 2014 Fueling the Community Charity Golf Tournament. The 2014 Parker’s Fueling the Community Charity Golf Tournament, held on Oct. 28 at The Club at Savannah Harbor in Savannah, Ga., raised $70,708 to benefit area schools. The tournament attracted 144 players from across the region, including a number of Parker’s vendors, suppliers and supporters. Proceeds

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Town Star Holdings Acquires 16 TimeSaver Food Stores

NRC acts as exclusive financial advisor to the buyer. Town Star Holding LLC, an affiliate of Junonia Capital LLC of Fort Myers, Fla., has acquired 16 convenience stores from TimeSaver Food Stores Co., based in Port St. Lucie, Fla. NRC Realty & Capital Advisors LLC acted as exclusive financial advisor to the buyer in connection

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WhiteWave Foods Acquires So Delicious Dairy Free

The WhiteWave Foods Co., a consumer packaged food and beverage company in North America and Europe, has completed its previously announced acquisition of So Delicious Dairy Free for approximately $195 million in cash. WhiteWave funded the acquisition through existing cash balances and available credit. “We are pleased to complete this transaction, which represents a great

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QuickChek Outsells Starbucks

Ranks first for coffee in overall satisfaction, recommendations and price value. Already voted as making the best cup of coffee in America, QuickChek continues to be the recommended choice close to where those in the Garden State live and work, too. In a survey of retail food service companies, the Whitehouse Station, N.J.-based convenience store

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7-Eleven Treating Hungry Families This Halloween

Retailer invites customers to pay it forward with pizza. Halloween can be a scary holiday for kids. But not having enough food is even scarier for too many kids in the greater Portland, Ore. and Vancouver, Wash., areas. Local 7‑Eleven stores are inviting residents to do something about it this Halloween weekend in its second

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Love’s Opens First Travel Stop In Northwestern Alabama

Debuts new location in Muscle Shoals, Ala. Professional drivers now have 76 additional parking spaces in northwest Alabama. Love’s Travel Stops (Love’s) opens its newest location in Muscle Shoals, at the intersection of State Highway 157 and U.S. Highway 72, on Thursday, Oct. 30. The 24/7 travel stop features seven showers, a Love’s Truck Tire

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Stripes Convenience Stores Celebrates Día de los Muertos

Announces 2014 Commemorative Poster Giveaway. Stripes Convenience Stores will be celebrating Día de los Muertos, a Mexican holiday that takes place on Nov. 2, with a Facebook giveaway of autographed limited edition prints created by an emerging Texas Artist. Beginning today, Stripes will launch a contest on its Facebook page asking fans to upload a

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Parker’s Hires Convenience Store Industry Veteran

Lance Ramsey joins Parker’s as financial analyst. Parker’s recently hired industry veteran Lance Ramsey as a financial analyst. In his new position, Ramsey is responsible for projecting cash flow, conducting market research, analyzing budget capital expenditures and coordinating financial reporting. Ramsey joins Parker’s after working as a financial analyst and business analyst at Ricker Oil

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Tedeschi Welcomes Fall With Produce, Floral and Bakery Offerings

From apple cider to mini pumpkins and fresh vegetables, customers can find autumn favorites at Tedeschi. Tedeschi Food Shops continues to cross new boundaries in the Fresh Foods category for c-stores. Tedeschi’s has seen great success with the implementation of its new produce program that began in August of this year. The new program boasts

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Chevron Shares Details With CSD On Apple Pay Rollout

Apple Pay, using Near Field Communication, is here and Chevron is among the first in the industry to roll it out to its locations. Apple Pay officially became available on Oct. 20 in the U.S., allowing customers across the nation to begin making payments with the touch of a finger. More than 30 retail chains,

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Pilot Flying J Expands Diesel Network in Virginia

By the end of the year, the company will complete a $50 million project to remodel driver showers, and it recently launched a $50 million project to remodel restrooms at its stores across North America. Pilot Flying J is expanding its nationwide network to include leasing the diesel islands at six travel center locations in

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VERC Enterprise Wins Excellence in Risk Management Award

“It was an honor to once again receive the Risk Management award from such a prominent company,” says president of VERC Enterprises. VERC Enterprises, a convenience store and Mobil/Gulf gasoline operator with locations throughout Eastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire was selected to receive the 2014 Excellence in Risk Management Award from Energi Insurance Services Inc.

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Wheels CITGO Convenience Stores Expands

Introduces two new locations. CITGO Marketer Consumers Petroleum and its Wheels Convenience Stores have added two CITGO-branded locations in Southwestern and Central Connecticut. The first is located at 592 Hebron Avenue in Glastonbury, Conn. and the second is now open at 786 Post Road East in Westport, Conn. The Glastonbury location also held a Customer

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Wawa Expands In Florida

The c-store chain is on track to double its presence in the Sunshine State in the next two years. Wawa is continuing its Florida expansion with plans to open three stores in Volusia County, Fla., the Daytona Beach News Journal reported. The stores, two of which are “Coming Soon” in Port Orange and one in

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Holtzman Oil Acquiring Cline Energy

With acquisition, Holtzman Oil expects to increase its delivery of gasoline by 20 million gallons. Holtzman Oil Corp., based in Mount Jackson, Va., is set to purchase Cline Energy of Harrisonburg, Va. in a transaction that is expected to be completed at the beginning of 2015, according to NVDaily.com. “We are an Exxon supplier and

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Apple Pay Coming to Chevron Customers

Chevron offers an easy, secure way to pay with Apple Pay. Chevron U.S.A. Inc. is integrating with Apple Pay, a new service that transforms mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay. Apple Pay will soon be accepted at more than 3,000 Chevron and Texaco convenience stores including all Chevron and Texaco

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NOCO Raises More Than $22,000 for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Expands efforts after the success of last year’s campaign. Throughout the month of September, NOCO, its customers, and employees, raised a total of $22,436 to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Western & Central New York Chapter. “After the success of last year’s month-long in-store fundraiser, which raised $12,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society,

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Turkey Hill Helps Fight Hunger

Turkey Hill’s innovative approach to food drive helps customers. In an innovative approach to supporting the fight against hunger in central Pennsylvania, this year’s Fall/Winter Food Drive at Turkey Hill Minit Markets now enables customers to earn fuel savings by purchasing non-perishable items to donate in the stores. The Food Drive, which is operating through

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Susser Petroleum Changes Name To Sunoco LP

Launches new Website and returns to the New York Stock Exchange. Susser Petroleum Partners LP (The Partnership) has announced the changing of its name to Sunoco LP, as well as the changing of its ticker symbol for its common units to “SUN.” Sunoco has returns to the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as Sunoco LP.

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IDDBA Shares ‘What’s in Store’ for 2015

Consumers are not only seeking more fresh and local products, they’re also willing to pay more for them. What’s in Store 2015, the latest edition of the annual trends publication of the International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA), and What’s in Store Online, a collection of more than 150 downloadable tables, as well as white papers and

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Murphy USA Installing Surveillance Systems By 3xLOGIC

Integrator CBE to install 1,200+ locations with customized security and organizational efficiency solution. Murphy USA is planning to deploy 3xLOGIC’s VIGIL surveillance systems at more than 1,200 of its convenience store locations. The new systems, currently being rollout, are comprised of 3xLOGIC IP and hybrid appliances, cameras and business intelligence software integrated into a customized

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Chevron Expands Platforms Aimed At Building Customer Loyalty

Texaco and Luke Bryan amp up to give a lucky fan the ‘Ultimate Tailgate Truck.’ Chevron U.S.A. Inc., announced its program line-up to expand the Chevron and Texaco brands platforms into two classic American pastimes: country music and sports. Chevron retains its focus on platforms aimed at helping to build customer loyalty among the millions

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