Dollar General To Open DGX Small-Format Store

Concept to offer everyday low prices in a convenient, easy-to-shop format. Dollar General Corp. is set to open its first smaller-format location, branded DGX. The dollar store chain has leased part of a former TGI Friday’s restaurant space at the corner of West End and 21st avenues in Midtown, according to the Tennessean. DGX is

QuickChek Joins Check-Out Hunger Campaign

Money raised benefits those in need within the counties in which QuickChek operates store locations. QuickChek Corp. is set to participate in the Check-Out Hunger campaign to help feed hungry families during the upcoming holiday season. The Whitehouse Station, N.J.-based fresh convenience market chain is a campaign partner of the annual fundraiser that takes place

Love’s Celebrates 400+ Locations

Plans to add 50 new stores before the end of 2016. With the opening of a new Love’s Travel Stop in South Holland, Ill., Love’s celebrates surpassing 400 locations. The company reaches this milestone during a year of tremendous growth. In 2016, Love’s has opened 37 locations and added more than 2,200 truck-parking spaces across

Sunoco LP Reports Q3 Financial Results

Gross profit uptick driven by higher wholesale motor fuel and merchandise profits. Sunoco LP has announced financial and operating results for the three-month period ended Sept. 30, 2016. Revenue totaled $4.1 billion, a decrease of 16.3%, compared to $4.9 billion in the third quarter of 2015. The decline was the result of a 47.1-cent per

Weigel’s Celebrates Veterans Day

Offers free coffee for service men and women. Weigel’s is celebrating Veterans Day at all stores by honoring military members, past and present. On Friday Nov. 11, Weigel’s invites all veterans and current service men and women to enjoy a free cup of coffee. Weigel’s has always supported the military community, and wants to give

Yesway Celebrates Grand Opening in Ottumwa, Iowa

On Nov. 11-12 Yesway is offering convenience store customers specials, giveaways and free coffee and food at grand opening celebration. Convenience store chain Yesway has announced the grand opening of four Ottumwa, Iowa, stores and one Centerville, Iowa, store. Yesway now offers an enhanced shopping experience, neighborly customer service, and competitively priced gas at its

What Does A Trump Presidency Means for C-Stores?

NACS to work with the administration to ensure c-store retailers’ voices are heard.  Trump has won the 2016 presidential election. What does a Trump presidency mean for c-stores? Republican majorities in both the House and Senate mean the Trump administration will likely to have free rein to push though its agenda. The Affordable Care Act

Turkey Hill Celebrates Veterans Day

Offers free coffee and car washes to veterans on Veterans Day. This Veterans Day, Nov. 11, Turkey Hill stores in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana are honoring America’s heroes by welcoming active, inactive and retired military personnel to stop by for a free 16-ounce coffee or cappuccino. At locations where car washes are available, they are

VERC Enterprises’ Paul Vercollone Honored With Award

Receives “You Make It Happen” award from New England Car Wash Association. Paul Vercollone, vice president of VERC Enterprises, was recently honored by the New England Car Wash Association (NECA) with the “You Make It Happen Award.” Vercollone received the honor during the Nov. 2 NECA meeting held at the Crown Plaza in Woburn. Dave

Aite Group Makes Predictions For A Trump Presidency

Will the Affordable Care Act and parts of the Dodd-Frank Act be rolled back? In the wake of last night’s U.S. election outcome, Aite Group analysts consider what the Trump presidency will likely mean for the financial services industry. Javier Paz, senior analyst, Wealth Management noted that capital markets don’t like surprises and demonstrate so

CST Brands Sees Net Income Boost in Q3

Improvement in net income driven by sale of assets and an increase in both the U.S. and Canadian merchandise and services gross profit. CST Brands Inc. reported solid financial results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2016, ahead of its pending merger with Circle K. “We performed well during the quarter despite the comparison

Sheetz Celebrates Veterans Day

Veterans and active service people can enjoy a free sub, fountain drink and car wash on Veterans Day. Sheetz is thanking veterans and active duty military personnel this Veterans Day with a number of free offers. On Friday, Nov. 11, Sheetz invites all veterans and current servicemen and women to enjoy a free six-inch turkey

TravelCenters Honors Veterans

In celebration of Veterans Day, Veterans with a CDL can get a complimentary meal on Nov. 11 at TA and Petro full-service restaurants. TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), operator of TA and Petro Stopping Centers branded travel centers, is honoring Veterans with complementary meals this Veterans Day. TravelCenters invites all truck drivers who are also

Rutter’s Donates In Honor of New Store Opening

Northern Berks Food Pantry to use Rutter’s donation to provide Christmas hams for 100 families. Rutter’s is helping to make Christmas brighter for families in need. Rutter’s recently hosted the grand opening of its newest store in Hamburg, Pa. During the ribbon cutting ceremony, Rutter’s donated $3,000 to local charities. Each organization received $1,000. Recipients

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