Express Convenience Centers Eyes Franchise Growth

“Long term we can bring Express-branded services to a wider range of consumers through expanding our franchising efforts,” says Express Convenience spokesperson. Express Convenience Centers is selling two retail outlets to Kwik Trip Inc., as it eyes new opportunities in franchising. The sale of the Appleton, Wis.-based stores, located at 4735 Converters Drive and 2175

Casey’s Rejects 7-Eleven Bid

Casey’s General Stores Inc. has rejected a $43-per-share offer by 7-Eleven and ended talks with the convenience store operator owned by Japan’s Seven & I Holdings, Reuters reported. Shares of Casey’s dropped 5% after it announced the revised offer did not reflect its full value and growth opportunities. In early September, 7-Eleven made a non-binding

Pizza Hut Launches Franchise Web site

Pizza Hut has launched, a new Web site that showcases franchising opportunities nationwide and makes it easier for potential franchisees to join the Pizza Hut team. “We’re excited to offer people a way to really understand, step by step, what it means to become part of the Pizza Hut franchise system,” said Jim Avery,