CHS and Cenex Retailers Award Free Fuel for a Year

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Tanks of Thanks program recognizes 10 individuals for making a difference in their communities. In every community across the country, there are people selflessly taking the time to help others. It is the small and often random acts of kindness that can make a difference in a community and in the lives of the people

Corner Store Celebrates Grand Opening in Kingwood

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Corner Store officials present $5,000 donation to local high school. Corner Store celebrated the grand opening of its newest store in Kingwood, a community located in Houston, Texas, on Thursday with giveaways and a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The store is located at 19506 North Park I59. At a ribbon-cutting Thursday, Pete Linton, regional vice president for

Bosselman Boss Shops Contracts Sales Efforts to AMBEST

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Combined effort between Boss Shops and AMBEST Service Centers results in a sales team representing 85 service center locations across the nation. Bosselman Boss Truck Shops Inc. announced that, effective Jan. 1, 2015, it has contracted with AMBEST Inc. to coordinate its sales efforts. Don Doty, previously executive sales director of the Bosselman Cos., has

PCI Council Urges Payment Security Vigilance In 2015

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In support of Obama administration’s focus on cybersecurity, Council calls for cross-industry collaboration and increased education and awareness to protect payment data. The PCI Security Standards Council, an open global forum for the development of payment card security standards, is urging merchants, banks, technology vendors and industry organizations to make payment security a top priority

Tantus Tobacco Makes Key Hire

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Tantus Tobacco has named John Rudolfs to the position of president. Rudolfs was most recently executive vice president of marketing for Murphy USA, a fortune 200 company. Rudolfs has had a successful track record of helping lead and build companies, in roles as diverse as business development to president, in organizations ranging from start-ups to

VERC Enterprises Presents Grants To Trinity Catholic Academy

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Two $500 grants are made possible through the ExxonMobil Education Alliance program. VERC Enterprises, a convenience store and Mobil/Gulf gasoline operator with locations throughout eastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire, recently presented Trinity Catholic Academy in Brockton with two checks for $500, grants made possible through the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program. Funded by the ExxonMobil Corp.

Report Reveals Insights to Future Transportation Trends

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Transportation demand stabilizes after a century of continuous growth. The Fuels Institute has released its latest report, “Driver Demographics: The American Population’s Effect on Vehicle Travel and Fuel Demand.” The report analyzes historical demographic data as it relates to driving behavior and vehicle-miles traveled (VMT). “Our newly released ‘Driver Demographics’ report is an impressive assessment

Team Sledd’s Rob Sincavich to Assume AWMA Chairmanship

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Succeeds 2014 chairman Mark Davenport, Core-Mark Distributors Inc. and will address the convention at the opening general session on Feb. 25. The American Wholesale Marketers Association (AWMA) announced that Rob Sincavich, president of Team Sledd, Wheeling, W.Va., will assume the chairmanship of AWMA at the association’s annual convention, the AWMA Marketplace & Solutions Expo, in

Mid-Atlantic Petroleum Properties Completes Asset Sale

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Matrix Capital Markets Group Inc. provides merger and acquisition advisory services. Mid-Atlantic Petroleum Properties (MAPP) has successfully sold certain assets to Petroleum Marketing Group Inc. and affiliates. Headquartered in Germantown, Md., MAPP has been an owner and operator of petroleum marketing and convenience retailing businesses in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. MAPP’s owners started the

Enmark Gives Encourage Health Education Series Details

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Announces speakers and benefiting nonprofit organizations. Enmark’s Encourage Health Educational Series presents the 2015 lineup and benefiting nonprofit organizations. The series will feature four presentations throughout the year, from the area’s most respected experts sharing insights on nutrition, fitness and general tips for healthy living. Selected 501c3 nonprofit organizations will be awarded a $2,000 grant

Miller Oil To Update Graphic Identity

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Selects CBX to handle new identity program for stores and fuel centers. Miller Oil, the family-owned operator of more than 50 fuel centers/convenience stores in Virginia, has retained CBX, a brand agency and retail design consultancy, to update the graphic identity for its retail network. “The Miller name has enjoyed great recognition in the markets

SNICKERS Teases Super Bowl XLIX Ad

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Thanks to SNICKERS Brand, the most beloved star of Super Bowl XLIX could be someone you might not expect. Mars Chocolate North America has given America its first taste of the all-new 30-second commercial from SNICKERS that will air during the first quarter of Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, on NBC. A new

Salmon Burgers

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Matlaw’s Salmon Burgers are created from premium Alaska Salmon. They are rich in omega-3 and high in protein. It starts with superior salmon; add the right flavors to create a light mesquite smoke, gluten- free salmon burger. Available in three-ounce and four-ounce home-style patties, Matlaw’s Salmon Burgers are tender with tremendous flavor and an unforgettable

Organic Soups

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Campbell Soup Co. is introducing Campbell’s Organic, its first line of ready-to-eat soups made with USDA-certified organic ingredients. New Campbell’s Organic soups combine high-quality organic ingredients with the delicious taste that people have always expected from Campbell. Available in six varieties, Campbell’s Organic soups come conveniently packaged in cartons, which are easy to open, help

Mini Breakfast Biscuits

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It’s true what they say. Great things sometimes come in small packages. The same can be said about belVita Bites, delicious mini breakfast biscuits that provide four hours of nutritious steady energy. With 42% of Americans skipping breakfast due to being crunched for time (Technomic’s Breakfast Consumer Trend Report), the on-the-go convenience of belVita Bites

Gourmet Snacks

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Harry & David is conducting a nationwide launch of two new collections in January. The Signature Chocolate Collection and the Oregon Trails Collection officially kicked off at the 2015 Winter Fancy Food Show this month. The Signature Chocolate Collection (all in gusset bags) include the following varieties: milk and dark chocolate grahams, milk chocolate-covered pretzels,

Great Tasting Food Bar

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General Mill’s new Food Should Taste Good Real Good Bar brings the brand’s signature culinary creativity to life with whole nuts, seeds and real fruit pieces. Available at c-stores nationwide, the gluten-free bars come in four unique flavors: Hazelnut and almonds with Madagascar vanilla, a sprinkle of sea salt and dipped in dark chocolate; Almonds

NBA Series Lighters

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The BIC Special Edition NBA Series Lighters are certain to score points with any loyal NBA fan. The designs in this series feature iconic basketball imagery and logos from teams across the country, including the Chicago Bulls, Miami Heat, New York Knicks, and Los Angeles Lakers. Now fans can represent their favorite NBA team whenever

Tangy Collisions

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This month Wrigley’s Life Savers Gummies is launching Tangy Collisions. Life Savers Gummies Tangy Collisions will offer consumers an exciting new sweet and tangy combination of two flavors in one, including strawberry/lemonade, orange/red apple and pineapple/tangerine. Life Savers Gummies Tangy Collisions will be available at retailers nationwide in a seven-ounce peg bag with a suggested

Smoothie Solutions

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Emporium 421 offers convenience stores made-to-order smoothie solutions as easy as push-pour-profit. These delicious, real fruit smoothies are HOT in all demographics and dayparts. Their simple two-push button concept will have you pouring a high margin crowd-pleasing beverage in less than a minute. Super-automatic machine for speed, mixing without mess and zero shrink. This turnkey

President Obama Gives State of The Union Address

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Outlines progressive “middle class economics” proposals. In his State of The Union Address last night, President Barack Obama touted “a breakthrough year for America” that saw the fastest job growth since 1999. Business Insider outlined the points President Obama made in his address that most pertained to business owners. Obama focused on a slew of

Sheetz To Offer E15 Fueling Option in 2015

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Company plans roll out to stores in North Carolina. Sheetz Convenience Stores announced that it will soon be offering an E15 fueling option to its North Carolina customers. The company will begin to install the new E15 fuel option in early 2015 and by spring of 2016 installation should be completed at 60 stores in

Major Changes in Chain Executives’ Dealings with Manufacturers

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New Culinary Visions Panel study finds major differences in 2014 and 2002. The relationship dynamic between chain restaurant executives and food manufacturers has changed significantly in the last 12 years, according to a recent study by the Culinary Visions Panel. The 2014 report explores the changing nature of vendor relationships and new product development between

AdvancePierre Foods Acquiring Landshire’s Wholesale, Manufacturing Operations

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Highly strategic acquisition provides new product capabilities and additional sandwich and bakery capacity. AdvancePierre Foods, a supplier of value-added, center-of-plate protein and sandwich products to foodservice, retail and convenience channels, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the wholesale and manufacturing operations of Landshire Inc., a Caseyville, Ill.-based manufacturer of sandwich products. “We are

Kalibrate Uncovers Industry Trends In Fuels Pricing Survey

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Opportunity to improve profit remains top reason for investing in fuels pricing software. Kalibrate, provider of strategy and technology solutions to the global fuel retail industry, announced the results of its third annual global fuels pricing survey comprising feedback from executives at retail petroleum companies representing more than 8,000 sites selling 10 billion gallons annually.

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