Commonwealth-Altadis Bulks Up Staff

Commonwealth-Altadis Inc. has appointed Al Dejewski senior vice president for consumer marketing, and Eric Workman, senior vice president for strategic operations. Both report directly to Kevin Freudenthal, president & CEO of the tobacco company. “We are quite pleased to have Al join the team,” Freudenthal said. “He brings not only the strategically creative vision of

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Farm Worker Advocates Target Kangaroo Express

Activists fighting for the rights of tobacco workers appeal to Kangaroo Express for help in pressuring big tobacco companies to improve conditions. Kangaroo Express is coming under fire from activists campaigning to end human rights abuses faced by tobacco farm workers. The Cary N.C.-based c-store is being targeted after activists requested a meeting with the

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Weighing a Sandwich Strategy

Whether doing it themselves or finding a national partner, convenience store operators are developing food programs with fresh ingredients and quick service. By Heather Henstock, Contributing Editor. Convenience store strategies for sandwich programs are as customizable as the sandwiches themselves. Some opt to develop and prepare sandwich lines in their own commissaries or via made-to-order

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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

McLane Introduces Two New Grocery Programs

McLane, a supply chain services company, has debuted its new Grab & Go Hot Foods program and its new Grab & Go Gourmet Pastry program. Grow Sales With Hot FoodMcLane’s Grab & Go Hot Foods program addresses the growing demand for hot prepared foods at a fair price and includes an array of products and

TravelCenters of America And McLane Renew Contract

TravelCenters of America LLC (TA) has renewed its contract with McLane, for supply chain services to its 233 TA and Petro Stopping Center branded travel stores throughout 41 states. The companies began their relationship in 1999. McLane’s 19 facilities will continue to support distribution of a broad line of products for TA. The stores offer

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