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CIGALECTRIC Adds New Senior Director of Sales

“His blend of tobacco industry, distribution and electronic cigarette experience uniquely qualifies him for this high profile CIGALECTRIC position,” says DNA Distributors president.    DNA Distributors, maker of CIGALECTRIC electronic cigarettes, has announced that Thomas Hartman has joined their Sales Team as its new senior director of sales.  Hartman’s primary role will be to develop

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AWMA Summit & Business Exchange Expecting Record Attendance

“We are up 11% in distributor company participation and 17% in manufacturer company participation,” says AWMA president. The AWMA Summit & Business Exchange (ABX), to be held Sept. 10-13 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel at Amelia Island, Fla., is on pace to set new attendance records as convenience distributors and suppliers prepare for the annual conference

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CEFCO, BeBevCo Partner

CEFCO to carry Koma Unwind in 257 stores in seven states across the Southern U.S. CEFCO Convenience stores is set to carry Koma Unwind regular and sugar-free relaxation drinks in over 250 stores across the southern U.S. Koma Unwind is made by Bebida Beverage Co. (BeBevCo) a developer, manufacturer and marketer of relaxation and energy

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Headache Medicine

Lil’ Drug Store Products, a leading Health and Beauty Care (HBC) supplier, offers new Headache Relief 4 ct. to c-store retailers, a new addition to the Lil’ Drug Brand. The headache medicine features ingredients comparable to Excedrin for relief that consumers trust with the added value of a private label and reliable supply from Lil’

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Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisee Plans New Locations

Franchise opportunities with Dunkin’ Donuts are still available in Ottumwa, Iowa. Dunkin’ Donuts has signed a multi-unit store development agreement with existing franchisee, Savoureux Corp., for 12 new restaurants in North Omaha, Neb. and Sioux City, Iowa, with the first restaurant planned to open in 2013. Savoureux Corp. is led by NFL greats and former

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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

Sweet Opportunity

By Bob Gatty, Contributing Editor If manufacturers, distributors and convenience store retailers would embrace some basic changes and work more closely together, they could realize a potential bonanza of hundreds of millions of dollars in new profit, according to a new joint industry study. That is the message of the soon-to-be released “Convenience, Candy &

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