By the Numbers

» 15 Cents Discount per gallon Kroger is offering customers as part if its enhanced fuel discount program by accumulating credits through purchases made at the company’s U.S. stores.

» 33 Zip Trip stores that are rebranding from 76 to Cenex. The initial conversion covers the fuel offering. Once completed, the c-stores will also be rebranded.

» 88 L’il Cricket stores acquired by Worsley Operating Corp., an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners.

» 156 Weeks of free gas Rutter’s Farm Stores is giving away as part of its “Fuel up Free!” gas promotion. Four winners will receive 15 gallons of gas each week for three years.

» 250 Stores Japan’s FamilyMart plans to operate under the Famima banner in the U.S. by 2009.

» $3,500 Co-branded sites Subway now operates in U.S. c-stores following the addition of sandwich shops in California, Texas, North Carolina and Wisconsin.

» $450,000 Donation made by Circle K Stores’ Florida and Gulf Coast regions to United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) as part of its annual FishStix golfing and fishing tournament.

» $2.5M Foundation grant made by Exxon Mobil Corp. to 19 colleges and universities in Louisiana.


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