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Logic Continues Aggressive Growth

Moves toward No. 1 position in total U.S. dollar and unit shares. LOGIC Technology, makers of premium electronic cigarettes, announced the latest results from Nielsen’s C-Track Database. All figures from the report continue to indicate that of the top three brands in the space, LOGIC is the only company that has experienced significant growth in

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Auditors OK Pilot Flying J Rebate Math

Amount set to refund truckers for rebates owed gets the green light. Internal auditors at Pilot Flying J correctly tallied the amount owed to truckers under a rebate program that is the subject of an ongoing federal probe, according to an accounting firm that filed a report on June 13 in U.S. District Court in

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Comfort Food On the Go

Johnsonville has introduced its new Sausage & Gravy Stuffed Biscuits for grab-n-go foodservice venues. These hand-held sandwiches are perfect for breakfast and snacking, creating more menu opportunity for convenience stores. Sausage & Gravy Stuffed Biscuits are well suited to provide early and late afternoon sales boosts because they fit into peak snack times. With nearly two-thirds

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Turkey Burgers

Butterball Foodservice has developed a full line of delicious turkey burgers that are easily customizable to fit a wide variety of flavor profiles and patron taste preferences. Butterball makes it easier than ever to add innovative burgers to your menu by offering: · All American Grill Turkey Burger—This traditional American burger is all dark meat

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New Vaping Products

S&M Brands is showcasing its LEX12 expanded line of new vaping products nationwide. The lineup includes 16 flavors of e-liquid bottles with a slender extended applicator tip for easy e-liquid use. Each LEX12 e-liquid bottle is available in five nicotine strengths: 0%, 0.6%, 1.2%, 1.8% and 2.4%. Flavors include the popular LEX12 Classic Tobacco, Menthol

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Kid-Friendly Beverages

Wow taste buds with bold Kidz Kreamz frappes from Big Train. With only three grams of fat per eight-ounce serving, these dessert-like drinks offer a delicious low-fat option that parents approve and kids love. Simply mix with water or milk and blend to serve fun, eye-catching cold or hot beverages. Choose from three on-trend varieties:

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English Raspberry Tea

It’s tea time with General Foods International’s (GFI) English Raspberry Tea. This brand-new limited time flavor blends the taste of sweet raspberries and tea to deliver a creamy café style beverage. Don’t miss out on this delectable summertime treat, available July 1. English Raspberry Tea provides the perfect opportunity for operators to capitalize on the

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Pizza Prep Tables

Hoshizaki America Inc. has launched a new addition to the Commercial Series Line: Pizza Prep Tables, Model CPT46. The 46-inch wide single section Pizza Prep Table exterior is constructed with high quality stainless steel. Interior sides, back and floor feature anodized aluminum. CPT46 Pizza Prep Table accommodates six one-third-inch size pans, features a solid state

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Decorative Lamps

With its brilliant array of foodwarming options, Hatco Corp. offers c-store retailers and foodservice operators the option to “customerize” their lighting solution with a vast selection of elegant shades, inspiring colors, and flexible mounting and switch alternatives. Whether you’re equipping pick-up stations and buffet lines, or creating a look all your own, come to Hatco.

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Sheetz Honored With Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award

Recognized for practices promoting health, safety and work-life balance. The Pennsylvania Psychological Association has honored convenience store chain Sheetz Inc. with the Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award, the Pittsburg Business Times reported. The award recognizes organizations that understand the link between employee health and well being and organizational performance and have implemented workplace practices aimed at

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Alon Brands Takes Load-The-Code Program To Next Level

Introduces new mobile app. Alon Brands, the Dallas-based supplier and marketer of ALON fuels, has launched a new Load-the-Code mobile application (app), making it easier than ever for customers to enter to win prizes and vote to support local charitable organizations in the ALON network. Available to iPhone and Android users, the free ALON Load-the-Code

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Y-Not Launches Mobile App

With OpenStore, Y-Not now has the ability to reach customers through their own branded mobile app, individual store Web pages, mobile coupons and more. Operating 10 stores under the Y-Not Stop brand, St. Romain Oil prides itself on its commitment and service to customers. But its belief in improving its product offerings to guests makes

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Daily’s Selects NCR Software To Enhance Shopping Experience

Daily’s will enjoy faster speed and higher reliability coupled with effective marketing and foodservice options to grow their business. First Coast Energy has selected NCR’s Radiant point-of-sale (RPOS) technology solutions to improve service and reliability at its Daily’s convenience stores in Florida. Daily’s is the first Shell-branded convenience chain to select NCR RPOS following the

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First Connected E-Cig

Smokio is the first electronic cigarette that monitors a user’s vaping consumption via a mobile app.  Smokio pairs with an app to help cigarette smokers improve their health and track the benefits of going tobacco-less.  Using Bluetooth Smart, the latest Bluetooth technology that doesn’t kill your battery, the app monitors your puffs, from duration to

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Blu Tops in E-cig Sales

Lorillard remains category leader with continued strong c-store sales. By David Bennett, Senior Editor Lorillard Inc.’s (LO) popular blu e-cigarette continues to garner strong sales, retaining its No. 1 spot in the c-store channel. Lorillard garnered 42.0% $ share in the recent period ended June 7, according to data from Wells Fargo Securities LLC. Logic

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Car Wash & Polish

Zacar LLC, a maker of products of outstanding quality, has announced the introduction of its new “Brilliant Car Wash & Polish,” a convenient, inexpensive, single-use product that brings professional quality clean-and-shine to the marketplace. Made in the USA, with attractive, unique and attention-getting packaging, Brilliant Car Wash & Polish enables consumers to wash and polish

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Industry Mourns Passing Of MacDougall

Nice N Easy founder earned a reputation for his professionalism, honesty and humility. The convenience store industry is mourning, today, the loss of Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes Founder and President John MacDougall, who passed away on Saturday at age 73, following an illness. Fran Duskiewicz, senior executive vice president of Nice N Easy, has

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Kangaroo Express Announces Fourth Annual ‘Salute Our Troops’ Campaign

Launches ‘Roo Rides’ as part of campaign to rally support throughout the Southeast. Kangaroo Express, operated by The Pantry Inc., announced the fourth annual Salute Our Troops campaign, inviting guests in its more than 1,530 Kangaroo Express convenience stores across 13 states to demonstrate united support for military personnel and their families. From the week

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Enmark Stations Raises Over $75K To Fight The Leukemia & Lymphoma

“I am so proud that we were able to reach our donation goal, and I cannot thank our customers enough,” says Enmark vice president and general manager. During the month of May, Enmark Stations, Inc. raised $76,097 by selling paper balloon icons in all 59 of its retail stores in Georgia, South Carolina and North

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Kwik Trip Partners With Fleet Cor

New fuel card programs expected to launch later this year. Kwik Trip Inc., based in La Crosse, Wis., has partnered with Fleet Cor Technologies to launch and manage both a Kwik Trip Extended Network Fleet Card and a Kwik Trip Universal Fleet Card. FleetCor will be responsible for marketing and sales support, customer service, credit

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Nice N Easy Founder MacDougall Passes Away

CSD’s 2009 Chain of the Year Award Winner Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes bids farewell to visionary founder and president John MacDougall. John MacDougall, founder and president of Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes, passed away Saturday evening at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio surrounded by family. He was 73. MacDougall founded Nice N Easy

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U.S. Consumers Better Positioned Against Global Oil Prices

By Brian Milne, Energy Editor for Schneider Electric. The U.S. gasoline futures market paused June 20 from an upside price onslaught amid profit taking in the ICE Brent crude futures contract, with the consolidation coinciding with a slowdown in the advance of Sunni militants in Iraq. The campaign by the Islamic State of Iraq in

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First Winner Announced In Rutter’s #SummerofFreedom Sweepstakes

Thousands of prizes, including free coffee for a year, will be awarded. Roy Troop, of Hallam, Pa. is the summer’s first winner of free fuel for a year in Rutter’s #SummerofFreedom Sweepstakes. Four lucky customers will win free gas for a year throughout the summer promotion, which runs through August. Every customer can enter the

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FDA Extends Comment Period on Deeming Regulation

Comment period on tobacco regulations extended to Aug. 8, 2014. The Food & Drug Administration(FDA) , which has released a proposed deeming regulation that would affect cigars and other tobacco products, has agreed to extend its comment period by 30 days, to Aug. 8, the Cigar Association of America (CAA) reported. In late April, FDA

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Parker’s New Port Royal Store Opens

The almost $2 million c-store offers 12 fueling positions and beautiful tile bathrooms. Parker’s new store in Port Royal, S.C., located at 1705 Ribaut Road opened Thurs., June 19, marking the company’s 35th store in the Georgia and South Carolina area. “It’s a beautiful store, with a great Parker’s team there who are set to

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