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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 Hires More Than 50,000 to Meet Pandemic Demand

The convenience store chain and its franchisees are recruiting 20,000 additional employees.

Sheetz Earns Spot on Fortune's 2020 Best Workplaces for Women List

The recognition marks the fifth consecutive year the Altoona, Pa.-based retailer appears on the annual list.

social distancing signs

The availability of hand sanitizer at entrances and checkout is the top driver of trust for c-stores, according to Ipsos.

The company specializes in delivering gas, propane, heating oil and fuel to residential and commercial clients as well as farmers.

All aspects of convenience store operations must join forces to meet the new shopper expectations.

Financing will also be used to deploy the retailer's proprietary digital customer experience across new channels and formats.

Stewart's Shops growth

The company is holding grand openings for six locations over the next three weeks.

A QuikTrip convenience store

The convenience retailer opened four new locations on Sept. 17, including two in San Antonio.

LX610 Color Label Printer/Cutter

The unit enables users to produce custom labels of any size or shape in just minutes.

Alimentation Couche-Tard logo

The company has identified several hundred possible locations in the U.S. and Canada.

Sheetz logo

Employees and their family members are eligible for a 5 percent tuition reduction on undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Casey's Rewards

In the past six months, the retailer introduced curbside pickup and third-party delivery.

Trenton (right) and Julia Langston have been named vice presidents of Calloway Oil Co.

Category Management Association, Del Monte Fresh Produce, Paytronix and more also announce personnel moves.

Users can add Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover as linked payment methods.

Convenience Store News webcast provides blueprint for driving resiliency and execution at the store level.

Logo for the National Coalition of Associations of 7-Eleven Franchisee

The retail chain said it has taken several steps to help the network, including creating a Franchise Financial Solutions Center.

The 60-year-old company sold its retail and wholesale motor fuels businesses to an undisclosed buyer.

The retailer plans to open 50 convenience stores in the region by 2025.

InComm

InComm's VanillaDirect platform delivers a barcode via the Current mobile app that users scan at the register to make an instant deposit.

The partnership with Molson Coors Beverage Co. will bring Yuengling brands to 25 states beyond its current footprint.

The company founder and CEO keeps his chain at the forefront of the industry’s advances. 

Arko, A Family of Community Brands

The new entity, to be known as Arko Holdings Corp., will become a public company.

Over the next three years, the company will address local and global opportunities across the key areas of colleagues, culture and communities.

Logos for Coen Markets and Amoco

A pact to bring Amoco to the greater Pittsburgh market is part of the company's plans for its nearly 60 c-stores.

The retailer's c-store network benefits as consumers consolidate shopping trips.

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