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Sasnett Takes the Helm at Additech

Bo Sasnett, vice president of sales for Outsite Networks, was named today as president and CEO of Additech, a leading outsourced operator of at-the-pump interactive merchandising systems. He will assume his new role on Oct. 24, 2011 and will join Additech’s board of directors. Ralph Koehrer, Additech’s Chairman, said that after an extensive search the

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Catalina Expands Into C-Store Channel

Move into c-store channel will deliver precision marketing breakthrough for brands and retailers seeking to connect with valuable customers. Catalina, a consumer-driven marketing company, is expanding its nationwide point-of-sale media network into convenience stores, following a successful pilot program with technology partner, Outsite Networks.    The Catalina Network is a targeted consumer communication system, currently

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TA Announces New Subway Restaurant

New this year, the Porter South TA location now offers hungry guests a fresh sandwich option. TravelCenters of America LLC (TA) has opened a Subway restaurant in Porter, Ind., on the south side of I-94. The Porter South TA is a new location added to the TA system earlier this year. It is an ancillary

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Giving Back to the Community

The National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees boosts charitable funding. By John Lofstock, Editor. As part of its ongoing commitment to charitable causes, the National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees (NCASEF) helped raise nearly $750,000 this year for two of its charitable partners, Hire Heroes USA and the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Hire

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Champlain Farms Partners With Quiznos

“We know Champlain Farms customers will be attracted by Quiznos’ brand recognition and appetizing menu,” says president of Champlain Farms.   Vermont-based convenience and gasoline retailer Champlain Farms is set to open Quiznos restaurants inside Champlain Farms’ 40 locations. The new Quiznos restaurants are planned for Champlain Farms locations throughout Vermont, situated in highly-frequented locations,

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7-Eleven Teaming With Amazon

Now in tests in Seattle, a new program could allow customers to retrieve their Amazon packages at their local c-store. Amazon and 7-Eleven are reportedly testing a new delivery locker that would allow customers to pick up their Amazon packages at local 7-Eleven convenience stores, according to GeekWire. Currently the locker system is said to

Kroger Makes Strides In Sustainability

The company’s 2010 Sustainability Report, recently published online, shows the company has reduced overall energy consumption by more than 27%, and includes updates in four core areas:            —Reducing its carbon footprint, especially by decreasing energy usage;            —Eliminating and recycling waste including reducing plastic bag use;             —Lowering the impact of

Terrible’s Hosts UFC Fighter

Terrible Herbst-Gas-Convenience Store, at 6716 S. Las Vegas Blvd in Las Vegas, is set to host Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter Dan Hardy, who will be signing autographs for fans on Saturday, July 3 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Hardy plans to be in Las Vegas to support fellow XYIENCE team fighter Wanderlei Silva

Gulf Oil Sponsors Baltimore Orioles

Gulf Oil has entered a new sponsorship agreement with Major League Baseball’s Baltimore Orioles in time for the Orioles’ home opener against the Toronto Blue Jays, the company announced Friday, April 9.  The cornerstone element of the relationship will be new field level signage in right field, which will proudly display Gulf’s iconic orange disc. 

Subway Introduces Breakfast Sandwiches

Subway is launching a national breakfast menu of egg and cheese sandwiches next month, Nation’s Restaurant News reported. The new breakfast sandwiches already debuted on March 1 in Canada and will be sold at more than 25,000 of Subway’s North America locations beginning April 5. The sandwich chain’s new offering comes after one of its rivals,

7-Eleven Continues Reinventing Convenience

7-Eleven Inc., the world’s largest operator, franchisor and licensor of convenience stores, was named Chain of the Year in 2005. The stores got their iconic name in the 1940s because they were open from 7 a.m. until 11 p.m., which was considered extended hours in those days. By the ‘60s, lifestyles were changing, and consumers

Pizza Popularity Drives Food Sales

Some version of pizza has been around ever since a working man in Ancient Greece discovered that a flat round bread (plankuntos) embellished with assorted toppings made a hearty, thrifty and convenient dining experience. Little did that anonymous cook suspect that his humble meal would one day launch a major industry. According to Blumenfeld and

Taking Convenience to a New Level

The milkman is making his rounds in Mountain Top, Penn. Good2Go is enhancing its convenience offering by providing residents the option of having fresh, all-natural and organic products delivered directly to their front doors. When partners Awais Ahmad, V.J. George and Thomas Job opened the store in September 2008, they had no idea how popular

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