Clark Brands Signs Vining Oil as Branded Marketer
NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- Clark Brands LLC has announced that North Dakota's Vining Oil has joined the company as a Clark-branded marketer. Clark has already boarded two Vining stores in Kathryn, N.D. and Devil's Lake, N.D., according to the announcement.
Clark expects Vining to create growth for the Clark Brand in North Dakota and plans to provide future support to additional Vining locations through customized branding and marketing programs, the company said. "Vining Oil is a strong operator in North Dakota," said Karl Goodhouse, Clark Brands' president and CEO. "We're proud to have a Vining Oil location brand as Clark -- and we look forward to bringing on more locations in the near future."
"Our Devil's Lake, North Dakota, Clark-branded location has out-performed our fuel volume forecasts," said JoAnn Vining. "Working with Clark has been the easiest transition I've had in more than 40 years in the business." she added. "Our setups were executed flawlessly and Clark’s consolidated reporting has simplified accounting tremendously."
Clark licenses the Clark gasoline brand and Four Corners Coffee brand to independent petroleum marketers and retailers. Vining Oil supplies gasoline, diesel fuel, propane and aviation fuel to customers in North Dakota and operates convenience stores and gas stations in eastern North Dakota.