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PHOTO GALLERY: Convenience Store News Crowns Top C-store Chefs

Culinary artists from Gate Petroleum, Maverik and Rutter’s competed at the 2018 Convenience Foodservice Exchange event.

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Kraft Heinz to Pour More Investment Into the Convenience Channel

The company's CEO groups c-stores among the channels growing at a fast pace.

Casey's General Stores exterior

Unit growth and stronger fuel margins drove performance during the quarter.

Circle K convenience store

More than 3,650 sites in North America and more than 1,700 sites in Europe have been completed to date.

Swiping a credit card

The latest agreement amends a 2012 deal, but does not address efforts to change network rules.

Amazon Go sign

The 2,000-square-foot spot is located in the same complex as the company's Chicago office.

The Convenience Store News Convenience Innovation Council

The inaugural Convenience Store News Convenience Innovation Council brought top retailers together to share their expertise.

Camel Snus

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. submitted the reduced-risk application in 2017.

Lakeport Market, which opened earlier this year, is a true family affair for the Paduanos.

The FDA's The Real Cost Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Campaign

The initiative will feature digital and social media components.

S&D Coffee & Tea's Q Processing Program initiative

Calico Brands, Conagra Foodservice, Nestlé, S&D Coffee & Tea and Utz Quality Foods also announce acquisitions and new promos.

An Amazon Go location in Seattle

It remains to be seen if the locations will resemble c-stores or quick-service restaurants.

The Hershey Mobile Customer Insights Center

The expandable tractor-trailer will make multiple stops across the United States.

Dana Sump, senior category manager, Casey's General Stores Inc., becomes chairman of the Iowa Grocery Industry Association's board of directors.

Other personnel changes come to Kum & Go, Cruizers, Catalina, RFA, TLM Technologies, Verifone and more.

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