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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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QuikTrip Adding Armed Security Employees to Select Stores

Applicants should have a background as a peace officer, armed security guard or veteran.

The National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisees logo

NCASEF's board of directors took a vote of No Confidence in the management of 7-Eleven Inc.

7-Eleven BYOC Black Friday promo

7-Eleven, Casey's, Cumberland Farms and ExxonMobil are offering special promos in-store and at the pump.

Great Place to Work logo

Coming in at No. 4 and 6, respectively, the retailers were recognized for their workplace atmospheres and treatment of employees.

Rutter's local options for bread displayed on kiosk

New research by consulting firm A.T. Kearny shows a global drive for "multi-localism."

Joe Sheetz at 2018 NACS Show

The changing definition of convenience was among the top issues during his tenure.

Wawa coffee

The retailer's 86 stores in the state are giving away free coffee as part of a special Virginia State Coffee Day.

FDA Headquarters Sign

The industry supports youth prevention efforts, but raises some questions about a potential menthol ban.

VP Racing Fuels supports Breast Cancer Awareness

Casey's, Circle K, Iowa Renewable Fuels Association and VP Racing Fuels make contributions.

Phillips 66 logo

Customers can pay in-store and at the pump at participating Phillips 66, 76 and Conoco locations in the U.S.

FDA's Center for Tobacco Products

Bans on flavored cigars and menthol combustible products are also on the agency's agenda.

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