Casey’s Altering Pizza Delivery, Announces Financial Results

caseys 150

Wells Fargo weighs in on Casey’s pizza plans and financial report. Casey’s General Stores has released its second quarter 2015 EPS (earnings per share) and also recently announced changes to its pizza delivery strategy. Casey’s reported diluted earnings per share of $1.28 for the second quarter of fiscal 2015 ended Oct. 31, 2014, compared to

Love’s Reveals Holiday Surprises

Love's

“We enjoy surprising drivers with our Christmas merchandise and giving them convenient access to popular items that will bring such happiness to the loved ones in their lives,” says Love’s founder and executive chairman. Surprise! That’s the emotion customers might feel when they step into a Love’s over the next few weeks. Love’s Travel Stops

AVA Responds To CDC Article

e-cig

American Vaping Association calls for oversight of ACA grant money. The American Vaping Association(AVA), an advocate for the benefits of vapor products such as electronic cigarettes, reacted to the release of a new opinion article on vapor products written by employees of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly

Rutter’s Employees Celebrate Record-Breaking Year

Rutter's Store 4

Rutter’s recognizes employees with honors. Rutter’s corporate employees, store employees and retirees donated $3,000 in toys and cash to local kids, and recognized several exceptional employees at the company’s annual banquet, bringing the company’s record-breaking year to a close. Each employee in attendance donated an unwrapped toy to the Mont Alto Fire Company and the

Gulf Racing Fuels Named Official Fuel of World Racing League

GULFlogo2

WRL matches Gulf Racing Fuels to its endurance race cars. From the 27th annual Performance Racing Industry trade show in Indianapolis, Gulf Racing Fuels announced that the World Racing League (WRL), a nationwide, class-based endurance racing series, has selected Gulf Racing Fuels as the official fuel for its 2015 races. Gulf will provide track-side fuel

CrossAmerica Partners LP Acquires Erickson Oil Products

cap-logo-color copy

“Along with our partners at CST, we expect to continue to grow the Erickson platform to further expand in the region,” says CEO of CrossAmerica Partners. CrossAmerica Partners LP is purchasing all the outstanding shares of Hudson, Wis.-based Erickson Oil Products Inc. and certain related assets for $85 million, subject to certain closing adjustments. Erickson

Kangaroo Express Launches “Kash for Kids”

kangaroo-express-celebrates-national-coffee-day01

Third-annual in-store fundraiser benefits Junior Achievement programs in Chattanooga, Cleveland, Nashville, Huntsville and north Georgia areas. Kangaroo Express, operated by The Pantry Inc., announced it will invite customers in more than 100 Kangaroo Express convenience stores throughout the Chattanooga, Cleveland, Nashville, Huntsville and north Georgia areas to participate in its third-annual “Kash for Kids” campaign

Atlas Oil Hosts Atlas Cares Holiday Party

Atlas Cares Base Party Group

Holiday event celebrates military members and their families, thanks them for their service. Taylor, Mich.-based Atlas Oil Co., a premier national fuel supply, logistics and services company, hosted its 8th Annual Atlas Cares Holiday Party at Selfridge Air National Guard Base (SANGB) on Sunday, Dec. 7, honoring active members of the United States military and

Pak-A-Sak Completes PDI/Labor Scheduler Rollout

PDI

Implements new schedule management product in all 20 stores. Pak-A-Sak has completed its company-wide rollout of PDI/Labor Scheduler. The Amarillo-based chain implemented the Web-based schedule management software, which was released earlier this year, in all 20 of its stores throughout the Texas Panhandle. PDI/Labor Scheduler allows managers to effectively control every aspect of employee scheduling,

Goose Creek Chain Implements PriceAdvantage Software

PriceAdvantage

Largest locally-owned and operated convenience store chain on the Eastern Shore selects PriceAdvantage fuel pricing software to reduce manual processes and increase margins. Goose Creek Food Stores has selected PriceAdvantage to support and execute its fuel pricing strategy at 17 locations on the Delmarva Peninsula, which includes southern Delaware and the Eastern Shores of Maryland

IDDBA’s What’s in Store 2015 Examines Buying Habits

IDDBA

Health and wellness is an increasing factor in consumer purchasing decisions. Health and wellness are important factors in the buying habits of an increasing number of consumers, with sales of natural, local, organic, gluten-free, and non-GMO products spiking over the past year. This and dozens of other food industry and consumer trends in supermarket fresh

Pancake & Sausages on a Stick

Jimmy Dean_Pancake & Sausage on a Stick

Perfect for breakfast on-the-go, new Jimmy Dean Pancake and Sausages on a Stick are now available in two varieties: Jimmy Dean Original Pancake and Sausage on a Stick, and Jimmy Dean Blueberry Flavored Pancake and Sausage on a Stick. Both feature improved single-serve bags, making it easy to merchandise right out the sandwich warmer. For

Sweet Orange Gum

EXT SWOR ENV15 F 73120 01aTD W

This December, Extra gum is adding a new flavor variety to its portfolio with Extra Sweet Orange. Extra Sweet Orange plays in a broadly appealing flavor territory, delighting consumers with the delicious flavor of juicy oranges. Now available at retailers. For More Information From Wrigley www.wrigley.com

Improved Blender

Lifestyle_2_PR_specs_

Add frozen beverages to the menu without disrupting patrons with the newest version of the world’s quietest, most intelligent commercial blender: Blendtec Stealth 875. Boasting an industry-leading 15-amp motor and 42 pre-programmed blend cycles, this blender—winner of 2013 Kitchen Innovations Award from the National Restaurant Association—can serve more than 200 customers per day. With the

Disney Frozen Novelty Items

Elsa Candy Fan_2.preview

CandyRific is offering two new items from Disney’s Frozen—Elsa and Olaf Character Fans. The new fans will be available in February 2015. These items are a wonderful addition to the collection of popular Frozen novelties, including spin pops and dispensers with Elsa, Anna and Olaf. Each novelty item includes .53-ounces of microbites candy. The suggested

Gluten-Free Product Line

IBH Product Group_USA_Logo

According to the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA), 18 million Americans have gluten sensitivity. The Original Cakerie saw the need for a new gluten-free product line. Inspired by Happiness baked goods and desserts are made with premium ingredients and set a new standard for gluten-free products with delicious flavors and amazing, moist textures. The

Potato Chip Alternative

CI_Grooves_ZCR

Cheez-It, the No. 1 c-store cracker brand (Mintel “Salty Snacks” 2013), has launched Cheez-It Grooves, a fresh way to meet consumers’ desire for exciting flavors and crispy textures. As a twist on the chip-like snack, new Cheez-It Grooves creates an original combination of flavor and texture. These thin delicious snacks are available in two varieties:

The Walking Dead Series Lighters

Walking Dead

AMC’s The Walking Dead is a pop culture phenomenon. It’s the No. 1 show on U.S. television among adults 18-49. The lighters in this series appeal to the show’s dedicated fans, featuring zombie images and the show logo. Lighters in this series are made in the USA and have a suggested retail price of $1.89

Peanut Butter Cookie Bars

twix_pbc_single

Now consumers will experience peanut butter in a whole new way. TWIX Creamy Peanut Butter Cookie Bars unite a layer of savory peanut butter on a classic TWIX Cookie Bar, all coated with delicious milk chocolate. The top consumer request among TWIX Brand fans was to “bring back the classic cookie”—so the new recipe includes

Pilot Flying J Opens Three New Stores

Pilot Travel Center - Jasper, Florida 1

New sites are located in Texas, Iowa and Florida. Pilot Flying J has announced the opening of three new travel centers in the month of December in Texas, Iowa and Florida. “Pilot Flying J builds new travel centers at strategic locations across the country to better serve our customers,” Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam

Big Tobacco’s National Rollouts Driving E-Cig Category Growth

ecigarettes

“We believe the trial and awareness generated by Vuse and MarkTen should help elevate the entire category and drive incremental trial,” predicts Wells Fargo. E-cig c-store dollar sales maintained strong growt,h but sequentially decelerated to +25.6% in the period ending Nov. 22, 2014, driven by 55% unit growth, partially offset by -19% net pricing, Wells

McAfee Labs Report Previews 2015 Cyber Threats

C

In the third quarter, McAfee Labs detected more than 307 new threats every minute. Intel Security released its McAfee Labs November 2014 Threats Report, including an analysis of threat activity in the third quarter of 2014, and the organization’s annual 2015 Threats Predictions for the coming year. The report details a third quarter filled with

NAPA Myers Auto Parts Chooses Gulf Racing Fuels

GULFlogo2

Selects Gulf Racing Fuels because of the new EPA approved Gulf Off Road fuel. Gulf Racing Fuels are now distributed in five states by NAPA Myers Auto Parts of Williston, N.D. NAPA Myers Auto Parts is a full-service wholesale distributor and retailer of automotive parts and accessories. NAPA Myers Auto Parts now offers five and

Supreme Court Decision Opens Door for More Claims Against BP

bptruck

“Deepwater” business losses ruling gives Gulf Coast businesses from Texas to Florida an additional six months to file new claims. The U.S. Supreme Court announcement Monday that it had rejected energy giant BP PLC’s challenge to a class-action settlement of claims stemming from the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion in 2010 gives businesses along the Gulf

Holiday Light Display Attracts Audience

Mid Pac Petroleum VP makes news for neighborhood light display. In the Waikele neighborhood on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, Keith Yoshida, vice president, business development for Mid Pac Petroleum LLC, is making news for the neighborhood light show he organized. “This year we expanded the light show to include eight of our neighbors so

css.php