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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.

Jay Soupene, senior vice president of operations at Casey's General Stores Inc.

People on the Move: Casey's General Stores, Growth Energy, Insite AI & The Spinx Co.

CDA, FUELIowa, Kar's Nuts, Novum and Rich Products also see personnel changes.

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Pilot Flying J Moving Forward With One Unified Company Name

Pilot Company brings together travel center brands and its energy division.

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The retailer will expand into its 18th country later this year when it opens its first store in India.

Enmarket Enjoy Rewards card

The initiative includes a coffee club, frozen beverage club and roller grill club.

Vape ban sign

The legislation, which goes into effect in April, includes menthol.

Rewards card and receipt

Retailers should strive for personalized offers when it comes to rewards programs.

The Irving

The Irving features a market-style café, options for self-checkout, and more.

Industry experts offer up some key questions retailers should ask themselves.

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The proposed legislation moves from the council chambers to Mayor Bill de Blasio's desk.

See highlights from our Hall of Fame and Future Leaders in Convenience events.

The findings of the 18th annual Convenience Store News Forecast Study show a slightly more sober view compared to the previous year.

Ingenico smart terminal

Ingenico Group smart terminals are expected to cut transaction time in half.

Retail technology

Overcoming the adaptability of new technologies with legacy platforms is a key concern for operators.

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The $36-million transaction is the first since Couche-Tard sold its ownership interest in the partnership.

The new amenity is designed to attract both new and existing customers.

Bluecore: 39% of retail brands say they are prioritizing improving experience or increasing customer value in 2020.

Three Square Self Pay Market enables customers to scan, swipe their payment and go.

Servings of specialty coffee ordered at these sites are up 14 percent.

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The convenience store operator is preparing to roll out a predictive modeling tool to help in site selection.

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The 100-plus convenience stores are in the greater Oklahoma City area.

mobile technology

Labor has been a challenging issue for convenience store retailers for several years.

The FDA's This is Our Watch digital age verification calendar

The agency will continue to only use minors under 18 in compliance checks during a transition period.

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New Jersey middle schools are eligible for a field trip to learn about food science and recipe development.

Casey's: Here for Good campaign.

Reinventing the guest experience is a key strategic pillar for the convenience retailer.

Fuel gross profit dollars increased nearly 19 percent in its latest quarter.


Plans include up to 40 new locations and enhancements to mobile apps and fresh offerings.

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