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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.

Amazon box in truck of car

Amazon Brings Delivery Directly to Customers' Vehicles

Prime members in 37 cities can download Amazon Key to link a connected car.

JUUL Labs vapor products

FDA Unveils Enforcement Approach for Marketing of Vaping Products

Several senators have taken aim at JUUL Labs and youth usage.

JUUL and Fontem Ventures support efforts to stop underage use.

JUUL and Fontem Ventures support efforts to stop underage use.

Logo for Kroger's c-stores

The retailer wants to bring its retail brand partnership approach to the U.S.


The $40M facility houses more than 300 employees across human resources, IT, store security and other departments.

Convenience store retailers have a prime opportunity to increase sales with this consumer.

Three gift cards

It isn’t enough just to have the right prepaid products in stock.

Millennial diners

Face-to-face experiences are still important despite the widespread acceptance of technology as a tool.

Walmart is partnering with Electrify America for its EV charging station expansion plan.

The retailer expects to have more than 1,000 charging units in operation upon completing expansion plan.

Marathon MakeItCount

MakeItCount members can earn points on fuel and non-fuel items at participating branded locations.

Wawa convenience store

Chain has further plans to move to certified cold brew by the end of 2020.

7-Eleven logo

Partnership with JDA aimed at helping the c-store retailer reduce high levels of out-of-stocks and limit expiries.

Circle K forecourt with miles fuel offer

"Circle K with miles" gasoline will be introduced to sites primarily in the Tampa and Orlando markets.

Mopping store floor

Deficiencies in cleanliness can doom everything else that is good in a c-store.

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