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Turkey Hill Inks Distribution Agreement with Core-Mark

Turkey Hill, a subsidiary of The Kroger Co. which operates 268 convenience stores across Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana, has signed a three-year distribution agreement with Core-Mark, one of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the convenience retail industry in North America. “Kroger is an industry leader in our channel and we

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Proper Merchandising Encourages Sales

Dealing with a host of primary wholesalers, multiple DSD vendors and local foodservice providers, convenience store chains are learning to grow more efficient without sacrificing goods and services. By Pat Pape, Contributing Editor Like millions of Americans, Matt Paduano was traveling this summer, but he didn’t return home with a sun tan and postcards from

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Core-Mark Reports Quarterly Cash Dividend

Core-Mark Holding Company Inc., one of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the c-store retail industry in North America, announced its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.17 per common share. The dividend is payable on Sept. 17, 2012 to shareholders of record as of the close

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Core-Mark Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

Dividend is payable on March 15. Core-Mark Holding Co. Inc., one of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the convenience retail industry in North America, announced today, Feb. 3, that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.17 per common share. The dividend is payable on March

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A Remedy for Boosting Impulse Sales

Whether it’s aspirin or shaving cream, HBC is a growing category that deserves a renewed focus. By Joe Bush, Contributing Editor. HBC is making a comeback from coast to coast. The category—from shampoos and skin creams to cough drops and cold remedies—has always had its rightful place in a convenience store—providing a grab-and-go remedy for

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Holiday Stationstores Adds In Zone Brands

Holiday expands its offering of healthy and fun beverages for children. Holiday Stationstores is offering products from In Zone Brands, makers of BellyWashers, TummyTickler and TummyTickler Tots healthy and fun children’s beverages. Holiday Stationstores now offers eight-ounce BellyWashers and six-ounce TummyTickler single serve bottles at 270 of its upper Midwest stores. “We are very excited

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Core-Mark Appoints New Board Member

Rob Gross brings more than 20 years of multi-retail experience to his new role with Core-Mark. Core-Mark Holding Co. Inc., one of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the convenience retail industry in North America, has appointed Robert Gross to its Board of Directors. Gross will serve as an independent director

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Ampli5 Sports Bands

386 Warehouse LLC’s Ampli5, a line of health and sports wristbands, is now available at major retail outlets and convenient stores nationwide, including Circle K, Tom Thumb and Pilot Food Mart. Ampli5’s Health-Sports bands are designed to increase one’s performance by balancing the natural energy field and restoring the proper internal frequencies of the body.

Creating Supply Chain Efficiencies

Getting products to stores more efficiently is now a major focus for all major retailers and distributors. Better distribution means lower costs and higher margins—both items high on c-store owners’ agendas these days—when customers are clutching their wallets more tightly than they have in years. “There are two ways to make money: increase prices or

The Rise of the Aztec Empire

San Diego State University At a Glance San Diego State University (SDSU), founded in 1897, is the fifth-largest university in California with a student body of approximately 38,000 full- and part-time students. Its retail arm, Aztec Shops Ltd., was founded in 1932 as a not-for-profit corporation that functions primarily as an auxiliary of the university.

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