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Speedway Donates $1 Million To Children’s Hospital Foundation

Speedway helps a Tri-State-area children’s hospital through a million-dollar donation. Speedway LLC pledged to raise $1 million throughout the next three years for the Children’s Hospital Foundation. The million dollars is expected to go toward the purchase of two new “Just For Kids” transport vehicles for the pediatric transport team at Kosair Children’s Hospital, and

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Speedway To Acquire 10 Road Ranger Sites

The sale of 10 Road Ranger locations in Ohio and northern Kentucky is expected to close by the end of July. Speedway LLC has signed an agreement to acquire 10 convenience stores throughout Ohio and northern Kentucky from Road Ranger LLC, Reuters reported. Speedway paid for the transaction with cash and a truck stop located

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Speedway’s Wireless Convenience With Revol

Customers gain “new level of support and convenience” from Speedway as it teams with Revol Wireless, says Joey Holibaugh, Revol VP of Sales. Speedway has partnered with Revol Wireless to offer phone service cards and wireless products at its 355 stores across Ohio and Indiana. Speedway is the fourth largest chain of company-owned and operated

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Speedway and Costco Rank High On Services

American consumers rate Speedway, Costco, Walgreens and Target high in Harris Poll’s latest study. While some retailers have been challenged this year by the U.S. economy, some retail brands managed to keep business steady, partly due to their brand equity. The 2012 Harris Poll EquiTrend (EQ) study surveyed American consumers about brands across several retail

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Speedway Raises Funds For Children’s Miracle Network

Month-long campaign to benefit 17 children’s hospitals. Throughout the month of May, Speedway LLC is donating a portion of the proceeds from the sale of all fountain drinks and Speedy Freeze purchases to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, a charity that raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals. All funds raised by each Speedway location will

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Speedway To Acquire 88 Gas America Locations

“They are very well-managed stores that will complement our existing network,” says Speedway spokesperson. Speedway LLC and GasAmerica Services Inc. have signed an agreement in which Speedway will acquire 88 operating locations situated throughout Indiana and Ohio from GasAmerica, plus several parcels of undeveloped real estate for future development. “GasAmerica Services, Inc. has been a

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Driving Foodservice Profitability

Taking steps to promote innovative products and value pricing can elevate the whole roller grill experience. By Heather Henstock, Contributing Editor. When consumers think of convenience store food, roller grill hot dogs are top of mind. Roller grills have developed a mixed reputation over the years, but they remain a staple of c-store foodservice programs

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Speedway Selects NCR To Power Loyalty Program

NCR c-tailing solutions to help Speedway drive personalized customer interactions across multiple channels. Speedway LLC has selected the NCR Advanced Marketing Solution and NCR Enterprise Preference Manager from NCR Corp. to power its next-generation Speedy Rewards customer loyalty program. With approximately 1,375 stores in seven states, Speedway ranks as the fourth largest chain of company-owned

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Marathon Petroleum Hungry For Acquisitions

Following its separation from Marathon Oil Corp., Marathon Petroleum is now preparing to grow its Speedway brand.  Marathon Petroleum Corp., which spun off from Marathon Oil Corp. last month, is searching for acquisitions and seeking assets that meld with its strategy of refining oil and distributing the fuels produced, Reuters reported. “We have an appetite

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Speedway Named Best Gas Brand

“This award truly belongs to the 17,000 Speedway employees throughout our company, who constantly strive to be the very best in the business,” says Speedway president. For the third year in a row, Speedway is the Highest Ranked Gasoline Brand in the nation according to the Harris Poll EquiTrend survey of more than 25,000 consumers.

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Remke bigg’s, Speedway Partner To Offer Fuel Rewards

“Our partnership with Speedway provides customers with 87 convenient locations in which to save at the pump,” says Remke bigg’s president. Remke bigg’s, a grocer with 14 stores throughout Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati,  and Speedway are partnering to help customers save on fuel with Pump Perks fuel rewards program. The Pump Perks program, along with

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SSA Becomes Speedway LLC

The name change “leverages the inherent strength of our Speedway brand,” president says. Speedway SuperAmerica LLC (SSA) has changed its official corporate name to Speedway LLC. The Speedway name is largely recognized by consumers in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, West Virginia and Kentucky as a source for quality fuels and merchandise items. With the

More and more convenience store operators are following Starbucks’ lead and embracing special brews, such as Rainforest Alliance certified beans and unique country blends.

Defend Your Hot Beverage Business

Tips for protecting sales and profits in today’s climate. Intensifying competition for the morning daypart and escalating commodity costs for coffee drinks have forced convenience retailers to make trade-offs between pricing and profits. This is no small issue as hot dispensed beverages are strategically vital to a retailer’s morning business segment and fresh foods program.

SSA Pledges $500,000 To New Hospital

Speedway SuperAmerica (SSA) has provided a major boost to the capital campaign for the new Springfield Regional Medical Center with a $500,000 commitment over the next five years. The $250 million hospital project remains on budget and ahead of schedule for its projected opening of January 2012. The new facility is a 254-bed full-service hospital

Michigan Speedway Stations To Offer PNC ATMs

Banking is now more convenient throughout Michigan as Speedway SuperAmerica LLC (SSA), PNC Bank, a member of The PNC Financial Services Group Inc., and self-service provider, EDC, partner to provide PNC-branded ATMs in nearly 300 store locations across the state. “We are dedicated to providing our customers with great service,” said Grant Heminger, SSA’s vice

Nice N Easy Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes, which operates 80 stores throughout New York State and was named CSD‘s Chain of the Year in 2009, recently celebrated its 30th Anniversary at Utica-Rome Speedway with bands, a kids zone, a classic car and bike show, food and fun. “It was a great day and one that many will

SSA President Leads United Way Campaign

Tony Kenney, president of Speedway SuperAmerica (SSA), has been selected to lead this year’s Clark County campaign for United Way, Springfield News-Sun reported. Speedway and Kenney have been long-time and strong supporters of the United Way, Executive Director Doug Lineberger said. “Tony’s been someone who believes in the United Way and believes it’s important to

Speedway Adds Speedy Rewards Pay Card

Speedway SuperAmerica LLC (SSA), has partnered with the National Payment Card Association (NPCA), a provider of merchant branded PIN-based debit cards, in taking their Speedy Rewards loyalty program to the next level through the introduction of the Speedy Rewards Pay Card. Speedy Rewards members can now turn their loyalty card into a debit card by

Pricing, Promotions Key for Salty Snacks

When the American Public Health Association highlighted a December 2009 study on candy, snack and sweetened beverage availability in non-food retailers, it was worried about obesity. Convenience store retailers are only worried about thin margins. The Tulane University researchers found snack food in 41% of all stores whose primary merchandise was not food. Candy was

Hershey’s Milk & Milkshakes Sponsors Autism Speaks 400

Hershey’s Milk & Milkshakes, the “Official Flavored Milk and Milkshakes of Dover International Speedway,” has donated $19,800 to Autism Speaks, an autism science and advocacy organization. The donation was presented during a press event held Sunday, May 16, before the start of the Autism Speaks 400. The $19,800 donation to Autism Speaks is the result

Budweiser Honors America’s Troops

With the help of nearly 3,000 soldiers stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, Budweiser announced a partnership with the USO (United Service Organizations) early this week to honor America’s Armed Forces through the “Proud to Serve Those Who Serve” program. As part of the program, Budweiser and its wholesalers will donate $250,000 in May and June

Speedway SuperAmerica Raises Over $777,000 for Riley Hospital

Riley Hospital for Children has named the Riley Hospital Burn Unit in the Simon Family Tower in honor of Speedway SuperAmerica LLC (SSA). The company raised $777,524 for Riley Hospital in 2009, extending their fundraising total for Riley Hospital to $3.2 million since 2003. The Riley Hospital Burn Unit is Indiana’s only pediatric burn center.

Speedway Ranked Nation’s Top Gasoline Brand

Speedway has been ranked as the nation’s top retail gasoline brand for a second consecutive year.   According to the 2010 EquiTrend Brand Study conducted by Harris Interactive, Speedway is the highest ranked gasoline in overall brand equity. The EquiTrend study evaluates key metrics including: equity, customer connection, commitment, energy, brand behavior, brand advocacy and

Many Indiana C-stores To Card All Customers For Alcohol

The Indiana Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association announced Tuesday that 13 chains covering 458 Indiana locations will begin requiring their clerks to check the IDs of all customers purchasing alcohol, starting in the next few weeks, the Indiana Star reported. The announcement coincides with the state legislature’s review of several alcohol bills, including one

Speedway SuperAmerica Presents a Unified Front

SuperAmerica won CSD’s Chain of the Year award in 1991, and Speedway was recognized with that honor six years later. In 1998, the two convenience store chains merged to form Speedway SuperAmerica LLC, which is owned by Marathon Oil Corp. Today, Speedway SuperAmerica, which is based in Enon, Ohio, is made up of more than

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