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The latest retailer, wholesaler and supplier news, including corporate & store operations, technology, legislative, regulatory & legal news, marketing, mergers & acquisitions and more. Also includes expert viewpoints, people news and special features.

Industry Report 2018: Is the Party Over?

After four years of record profits, the convenience store industry's remarkable run may be running out of gas.

Logo for R-Stores in Wisconsin

Newly Formed Investment Group Acquires Riiser Energy

Former Fuel USA executives purchase the 34 c-stores in Wisconsin.

A Thorntons convenience store

Marathon, 7-Eleven and MAPCO are seen as potential bidders, according to poll of M&A experts.

Circle K's Trey Powell

Trey Powell will lead the marketing efforts at 10,000 convenience stores.

Gen Z using smartphones

This is the first generation that has truly grown up in a purely technology-driven world.

Sam's Club logo

The 32,000-square-foot store, which is expected to open this fall, also mixes online with in-store experiences.

British American Tobacco's heat not burn product glo

British American Tobacco is also putting money into a Romanian plant for expansion of glo across Europe.

Taco Bell chips at 7-Eleven

Fire, Mild and Classic SKUs began rolling out to 7-Eleven stores April 30.

A&W Restaurants

Seven locations are under development as the brand prepares for its 100th anniversary milestone.

Convenience Store News Foodservice Summit 2018

The event focused on the critical role of food in a community.

strategy puzzle pieces

Develop a simple store strategy to create the foundation from which you make decisions.

Yesway marketing team

Derek Gaskins and Jeff Keune elevate the traditional chief marketing officer role.

SNK Petroleum

The first two Amoco-branded sites will open in New York this summer.

bathroom cleanliness

You can be spotless everywhere else, but if your bathroom doesn’t pass muster, you’re done.

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