United Supermarkets Donates To Food Bank

Lubbock, Texas-based United Supermarkets and its guests donated an additional $28,614 and 8,338 pounds of food to South Plains Food Bank during the company’s recent mini food drive at its 10 stores in Lubbock County. Following the public announcement in early August that the food bank was facing a critical shortage of food, United responded

United Supermarkets Donates To Food Bank

Lubbock, Texas-based United Supermarkets and its guests donated an additional $28,614 and 8,338 pounds of food to South Plains Food Bank during the company’s recent mini food drive at its 10 stores in Lubbock County. Following the public announcement in early August that the food bank was facing a critical shortage of food, United responded

Quest Oil Corp. Develops Three Phase Plan

Kerrville, Texas-based Quest Oil Corp. at the request of its shareholders and in response to numerous inquiries to the company after its acquisition of B&B Oil, has released a corporate overview on recent company developments. “Since the acquisition of B&B Oil by Quest, my team has been actively preparing inventories, replacing stock items, hiring work

Kroger and Shell Join Forces

The Kroger Co., has teamed up with Shell to give customers in Dallas- Fort Worth and surrounding communities the chance to earn fuel savings at the pump. The exclusive alliance provides Kroger shoppers the opportunity to save on fuels by using their Kroger Plus Card. Beginning Aug. 30, every time Kroger customers in the area

Susser Reports Q2 Results

Susser Holdings Corp. posted a second-quarter loss on debt-refinancing impacts but also reported stronger merchandise and fuel sales. Its same-store merchandise sales for the second quarter of 2010 increased by 3.1%, compared with growth of 2.5% in the first quarter of 2010 and 4.6% in the second quarter of 2009.  Retail merchandise margin increased to

Evolution Fuels Prepares For Dallas

Evolution Fuels Inc. has begun the permitting process to construct its first flagship fuel station in Dallas. The station location is in the heart of the Dallas metropolis, immediately adjacent to the upscale Park Cities neighborhood, and is set to serve as the first “marquee” location for the company’s planned rollout of its branded stations.

Dos Equis Launches 18 Pack In Texas

Dos Equis, the fastest growing import brand among top imports and primary driver of import category growth in the Texas food channel, is raising the stakes even higher with the introduction of the Dos Equis Lager 18 Pack. The new pack capitalizes on two key trends in the Lone Star State: the continued explosion in

Stripes Works Toward Energy Efficiency

More than 440 Stripes c-stores throughout Texas are becoming more energy efficient and stand to collect up to $175,000 in rebates under TXU Energy’s Energy Efficiency Rebate Program. The 29-month contract represents an annual load of 155,000 MWh-enough to power 8,600 homes-at more than 440 Stripes stores primarily located in West and South Texas. Under

Walgreens Launches Pilot Program in Dallas/Fort Worth

Walgreens is launching a pilot program in the Dallas/Fort Worth area to broaden its workforce and disability inclusion initiatives. The program aims to hire people with disabilities for 10% of service clerk openings at stores in the area. On average, Walgreens hires more than 1,600 service clerks a year in this area alone. “Once this

Industry Veteran Robert Eggleston Joins Toot’n Totum

Industry veteran Robert Eggleston has joined Amarillo, Texas based Toot’n Totum Food Stores LLC as vice president of supply and transportation.  “Robert is a man of prodigious talent who will complement our existing leadership team.  His evidentiary experience in all aspects of fuel procurement, retailing, and logistics will be a key component in the success

FuelQuest Announces Speakers for Grail

FuelQuest Inc., a leading on-demand software and services company for the global downstream energy industry, has announced featured speakers for this year’s Grail, FuelQuest’s 6th annual user conference to be held March 31-April 1 in Austin, Texas. “The conference and its speakers will provide attendees with an invaluable forum for thought-provoking discussions and best practices

American Airlines Center Opens 7-Eleven Franchise

American Airlines Center (AAC) is in final negotiations with the Dallas-based convenience store chain to open a 7-Eleven store accessible from inside and outside the building, the Dallas Morning News reported. AAC, home to the Mavericks and Stars professional sports teams, plans to place the 7-Eleven at the arena’s northeast corner near its parking garage, could

Susser Holdings Provides Fourth Quarter and 2009 Results

Corpus Christi, Texas-based Susser Holdings Corporation said it expects to report a same-store merchandise sales decline of about 1.2% for the fourth quarter of 2009 and growth of about 3.3% for the full year. Retail average per-store fuel volumes are expected to decline by 5.9% versus the fourth quarter of last year, but on a

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