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Wawa convenience store in Center City, Philadelphia

Wawa Permanently Closes Flagship Store in Center City

The retailer cites the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on its long-term plans for the location.

Commuter Disruption Takes Its Toll on C-store Trips

Cigarettes and packaged beverages — the two largest categories on a per-dollar basis — contracted during the two-week period ended July 26.

Yesway logo

The move is part of the retailer's plan to open a new headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas.

logos for Marathon Petroleum Speedway LLC and 7-Eleven Inc.

The energy company will see integration benefits from its new long-term fuel pact with 7-Eleven Inc.

The launch of MTN DEW SPARK includes a contest with daily and weekly prize giveaways.

Contactless payment at retail

Since January, no-touch payments have increased for 69 percent of retailers surveyed by NRF and Forrester.

Each meal includes a choice of entrée, side and beverage plus a pack of Wally Goose trading cards.

Experimentation conducted in the facility harnesses the power of consumer insights and gives snack cake fans the opportunity to inform product development.

DoorDash's DashMart

The DashMart platform is available in eight cities, with plans to expand.

A Speedway convenience store and gas station

The transaction includes approximately 3,900 c-stores and a 15-year fuel supply agreement.

Exxon Mobil Frequent Fillers

Drivers who fill up with at least 100 gallons in a month will receive extra points to redeem for future savings.

Electric vehicle charging sign

A Fuels Institute webinar examines the role the convenience channel can play in EV charging.

Wawa freestanding drive-thru

The Falls Township, Pa., store will focus on fresh food available via drive-thru and curbside pickup.

Kwik Trip & Stop-N-Go logos

The family-owned chain operates 36 c-stores in Wisconsin and Illinois.

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