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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.

How C-stores Can Ward Off the Infiltration of Amazon

With reported plans to aggressively expand its Amazon Go concept, convenience retailers must play up their competitive differences, while borrowing from the e-commerce giant’s success.

Digital, Private Brands at Center of 2019 7-Eleven Experience

Executives offer exclusive insights into the c-store behemoth’s forward focus.

Logos for Couche-Tard and Holiday Cos

President and CEO Brian Hannasch cites Holiday's center-store strategies and labor practices as notable areas.

Dollar General logo

The progression plan comes at roughly the same time that rival operator Dollar Tree announced it will close 390 Family Dollar locations.

E Cigarette with cartridges

The decision would depend on the results of this year's National Youth Tobacco Survey.

Eby-Brown Joins Performance Food Group

The acquisition will allow PFG's Vistar segment to expand in the convenience channel.

Consultant Kevin Struthers shares his experience of visiting the cashierless store concept.

Kwik Trip logo

The Onalaska, Wis., location will be used until the convenience retailer completes an addition to its commissary.

Casey's General Stores logo

President and CEO Terry Handley says the initiative marks a shift in the retailer's marketing strategy.

The exterior of a Sheetz location

The convenience store operator has 21 locations with Tesla Supercharger stations.

7-Eleven sandwich

Participating Texas stores are offering fresh sandwiches for $1 from March 18-22.

stop pay toll teaser

Federal judge rules that the case should be brought in the state court system.

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