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Mirabito PB&J

C-store Chains Launch Free Meal Programs for Local Families in Need

Care packages, free lunches and meal bags are available at Daily's, Mirabito and Sheetz locations.

Pilot Co.

The mobile app addition lets drivers earn extra points for savings on food, beverages and in-store items.

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Palm Beach Capital brings together Allen Brothers Wholesale Distributors, J. Polep Distribution Services and Harold Levinson Associates.

Only the Montrose, Pa., location's drive-thru and gas and diesel service will remain open 24 hours.

Leaders from RaceTrac, Yesway and StrasGlobal to discuss their response plans on April 3.

Logos for Altria Group and Juul Labs

The tobacco company plans to defend its $12.8-billion investment.

Circle K logo

Alimentation Couche-Tard also continues to swap best practices between Circle K and Holiday.

Food and Drug Administration HQ

The agency proposes Sept. 9 as the new date for applications.

Couche-Tard's safety measures

The retailer enhances hygiene practices, as well as financial and healthcare benefits for North American employees.

New research from Coca-Cola examines what it takes to drive consumer trial, frequency and advocacy.

Commitments center on supporting education, food banks, healthcare workers and more.

Coronavirus checklist

DRB Systems, Liquid Barcodes, PDI together with Vroom Delivery, and Steritech are among the companies launching new initiatives.

This location features Raise the Roost Chicken & Biscuits, a new Southern-inspired quick-serve concept.

Temporarily closed due to COVID-19 sign

Wawa Inc. and Circle K temporarily shutter some locations for deep cleanings.

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Independent gas station owners fear coronavirus spread through fuel attendants' contact with drivers.

The digital convenience operator is piloting six new market and expanded delivery zones.


The Zipline partnership will also offer fuel discounts.

This year’s ranking is led by a new player that’s building up a sizeable industry presence.

All of the retailer's 2,000-plus stores remain open, with some adjustments to inventory and hours of operation.

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

GPM, Love's, RaceTrac and Wawa offer free coffee and fountain drinks to these essential workers.

SmartDome Social Distancing Messenger

Device detects shoppers in a monitored area and provides a social distancing reminder.

logos for Couche-Tard & CrossAmerica

The transaction included the exchange of wholesale fuel supply contracts covering 333 sites.

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