7-Eleven Celebrates Election Day with Free Coffee

7-Election Presidential Coffee Cup Poll ends Nov. 8. Tuesday, Nov. 8 is Election Day in the U.S. and for the first time ever 7-Eleven is celebrating Election Day by serving up free coffee to c-store customers. The fifth quadrennial 7-Election Presidential Coffee Cup Poll officially ends Election Day, and 7-Eleven is closing out the big

NRC and Petroleum Equity Group Form Alliance

By combining resources, the two companies aim to offer even greater opportunities to clients. NRC Realty & Capital Advisors LLC of Chicago, and Petroleum Equity Group Ltd. of Chappaqua, N.Y. have formed a strategic alliance to provide joint real estate and financial advisory and other services to owners and operators in the convenience store and

NOCO Raises $6,850 For Newman Family Club

Annual golf outing at Holiday Valley helps to raise donations. NOCO announced a donation of $6,850 to the Newman Family Club, the Tonawanda, N.Y. location of the Northtowns Boys and Girls Club. The funds were raised by employees and vendor partners who participated in NOCO Express’ annual golf tournament held this past summer at Holiday

TravelCenters of America Provides Winterized Diesel

Winter additives offer protection to drivers this winter. TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers travel center brands, is continuing its annual winter diesel additive program to help trucking fleets and professional drivers weather what is forecasted to be a brutally cold and snowy winter. The treated fuel dispenses

VERC Enterprises Offering Free Car Washes To Honor Veterans

Veterans receive a free top tier car wash and wax for free. VERC Enterprises, a convenience store, Mobil/Gulf gasoline retailer and car wash operator with locations throughout eastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire, will honor Veterans Day by offering military veterans a free car wash and wax. On Friday, Nov. 11, all veterans of the United

Love’s Expands in Colorado

Love’s opens 8th location along U.S. Highway 287. Love’s Travel Stops has opened its newest location in Eads, Colo., located along U.S. Highway 287 and S. Wansted Road. With the opening of this location, professional drivers now have access to eight Love’s locations along the 600-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 287 from Eads, Colo., to

Wawa Opens 100th Florida C-Store

Prepares to announce next convenience store expansion phase. Wawa Inc. is set to celebrate the grand opening of its 100th store in Florida. During the milestone c-store celebration, Wawa will reveal its plans for the next phase in its Florida expansion, as well as present a grant from The Wawa Foundation to Feeding America Food

Yesway Celebrates Mason City, Iowa Store Openings

Attendees to receive free coffee and food at the grand opening events set for Nov. 4-5. Convenience store chain Yesway is celebrating the grand opening of its six Mason City, Iowa stores Nov. 4-5. Featuring new and upgraded store facilities both inside and out, Yesway now offers an enhanced shopping experience, neighborly customer service, and

NACS Show Sees Record Atlanta Attendance

The NACS Show expo was also the event’s second-largest expo in history at 408,500 square feet. This October’s National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Show was the most popular NACS Show in Atlanta in terms of overall attendees. The 2016 NACS Show attracted 23,301 overall attendees, marking the third consecutive year the convenience and fuel

Former 7-Eleven Executive Joins Matrix Capital Markets

Robbie Radant joins Matrix’s Downstream Energy & Retail Group in new Dallas office. Robbie Radant, formerly an executive with 7-Eleven for 28 years, has joined Matrix Capital Markets as a director in its Downstream Energy & Retail Group. Radant will head Matrix’s new Dallas office, originate new client assignments and execute transactions, including mergers and

OnCue Express, OG&E Partner To Launch EV Charging Station

OnCue supports electric vehicle adoption in Oklahoma. Electric vehicle drivers now have a new location where they can quickly and conveniently charge their electric vehicle (EV), thanks to OG&E and OnCue. The two companies have partnered on a pilot installation of a level 3, DC fast charging station at the Yukon, Okla. OnCue, located at

Steady Gas Prices Could Wobble on Speculation

Refinery maintenance impacting gas prices in certain regions. The national average price of gasoline stayed steady at $2.21 per gallon heading into November, according to a report by AAA. While prices have dipped slightly over the past six days, the normal seasonal drop has stalled with prices remaining steady since September. As traders speculate on

Love’s Trading and Logistics Arm Opens DEF Facility

Musket Corp. to offer a flexible 24/7/365 operation with stable supply, product integrity that is competitive in the market. Musket Corp., the trading and logistics arm of the Love’s Family of Cos., recently opened its sixth DEF (Diesel Exhaust Fluid) wholesale bulk rack in Morrow, Ga. Musket currently operates six DEF terminals across the United

Swiss Farms Challenges Customers To Name Rooster

Winner to gain a free month of ice cream. Swiss Farms, based in Broomall, Pa. is asking customers of all ages to help name the Swiss Farms Rooster. Starting now, kid, teen and adult customers are welcome to participate by completing a MadLibs-style letter via the Swiss Farms website. The Swiss Farms Rooster has been

Customers Turn To Food Delivery

A new report from Mintel has found that food delivery is one the rise, especially among younger consumers. After a long day at work, there’s nothing like relaxing at home with a delicious meal and it appears the convenience of food delivery service is catching on as a hassle-free option with new research from Mintel

Kum & Go Supports United Way of Central Iowa

All month, c-store customers have been donating to the cause at their local Kum & Go convenience store. Throughout the month of October, Kum & Go associates have been encouraging customers to add $1 with each transaction to be donated to United Way of Central Iowa’s annual campaign. Approximately 50 stores in Polk, Dallas and

Stripes Convenience Stores Debuts New Location in Houston

Adds more than 50 new jobs to the Houston area and donates $1,000 to North Shore High School. Stripes Convenience Stores is opening its newest Stripes Convenience Store in Houston, Texas. Stripes Stores will host a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony with the North Channel Chamber of Commerce beginning at 10 a.m., Monday, Nov.

QuickChek Opens New Location

Sub and drink specials greet customers during grand opening celebration as QuickChek debuts new location in Hanover, N.J. QuickChek, Convenience Store Decisions‘ 2016 Convenience Store Chain of the Year has opened its newest store in the Whippany section of Hanover Township in New Jersey. The Whitehouse Station, N.J.-based fresh convenience market chain debuted the new

Alon Announces Financial Results

Results reflect a continuation of the difficult refining environment experienced in the first two quarters of 2016, says Alon’s president and CEO. Alon USA Partners LP announced results for the third quarter of 2016. Net income for the third quarter of 2016 was $2.1 million, or $0.03 per unit, compared to $53.8 million, or $0.86

Sheetz Celebrates Biofuel Infrastructure Partnership

Debuts its 10th E85/E15 refueling station in Virginia. Sheetz is celebrating the impact of the USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) Biofuel Infrastructure Project Grant with the opening of its 10th E85 and E15 Biofuel station in Virginia. The Biofuel station opened on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. Through the Biofuel Infrastructure Partnership, which aims to increase

Amazon To Rollout 2,000 Grocery Stores by 2026

Pilot program to begin with 20 locations in 2018. Watch out c-stores, Amazon is coming for your brick-and-mortar business. While rumors have been swirling about Amazon’s brick-and-mortar plans, new details have emerged this week. Reports in Business Insider and Fortune note that Amazon plans to open 2,000 Amazon Fresh grocery stores within the next 10

Love’s Opens Travel Stop in West Siloam Springs, Okla.

Godfather’s Pizza and Chester’s Chicken restaurants are among the amenities that greet customers at the new location. Love’s Travel Stops has debuted a new travel stop in West Siloam Springs, Okla., along U.S. Highway 412. The new travel stop provides drivers in eastern Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas with a new place to purchase fuel, snacks

Survey Shows Retailers See Growing Organized Crime

Some 59 executives found 100% of their companies dealt with organized crime problems in the past year. Organized retail crime (ORC) remains an issue that retailers must increasingly combat. In fact, some 83% of merchants surveyed reported an increase in ORC in the past year, according to the 12th annual ORC study released by the

Thorntons Provides Mobile Mammogram Screenings

Partners with Norton Healthcare Prevention & Wellness to bring screenings to customers. Through a partnership with Norton Healthcare Prevention & Wellness Thorntons provided a week of low to no cost mammogram screenings with the Norton Healthcare Mobile Prevention Center from Oct. 17-21. The screenings were available for women ages 40 and over who had not

Wawa Grows in Philadelphia

Two new c-store locations are planned for the Center City area. Wawa is set to expand with two new convenience stores in Center City, Philadelphia. Philly.com and the Philadelphia Business Journal reported that a 7,000-square-foot store is set for 12th and market streets in the East Market Project, while a 4,500-square-foot store, will span the