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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.

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7-Eleven & Sunoco Anticipate a Closing in January

Sale of 1,100 c-stores for $3.3B is in the latter stages of the regulatory approval process.

Wawa foodservice

Wawa's First Washington, D.C. Store & Its Largest Yet Will Open Dec. 14

One-of-a-kind store is the first of multiple locations planned for the nation's capital.

Walmart storefront

Company's status as an omnichannel retailer prompts the shift, effective in early 2018.

The logo for QuikTrip Corp.

The retailer takes the No. 29 spot, as Mars lands at No. 47.

Parker's opened its newest retail location in Glennville, Ga.

Dash In, NOCO Express, Parkers, Rutter's and Stewart's Shops also make store news.

A Sunoco gas station

The "high-value alternative" to an asset sale includes 207 stores.

Sheetz command for Alexa logo

The new skill is available for pickup at all 564 Sheetz locations in the Mid-Atlantic.

McLane Co. logo

Facility utilizes state-of-the-art automation, advanced robotics and artificial intelligence.

Technology is no longer optional in any industry these days.

Welcome to Arizona highway sign

Industry groups say public-private operations could impact local businesses.

The exterior of a Buc-ee's convenience store

Buc-ee's earned the highest ratings on the national level.


Former Venezuela oil minister Asdrúbal Chávez succeeds acting president Jose Pereira.

Mars Inc. logo

Newark facility will host 500 associates.

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