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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.

How C-stores Can Ward Off the Infiltration of Amazon

With reported plans to aggressively expand its Amazon Go concept, convenience retailers must play up their competitive differences, while borrowing from the e-commerce giant’s success.

E Cigarette with cartridges

The decision would depend on the results of this year's National Youth Tobacco Survey.

No vapor products sign

Major initiative calls for removing the products from the backbar until the FDA completes a premarket review.

Executives offer exclusive insights into the c-store behemoth’s forward focus.

Logos for Couche-Tard and Holiday Cos

President and CEO Brian Hannasch cites Holiday's center-store strategies and labor practices as notable areas.

Dollar General logo

The progression plan comes at roughly the same time that rival operator Dollar Tree announced it will close 390 Family Dollar locations.

Eby-Brown Joins Performance Food Group

The acquisition will allow PFG's Vistar segment to expand in the convenience channel.

Wawa logo

Festivities to include free food and beverage samples, plus limited-edition merchandise.

Big deals, small deals and midsize deals all combined to make for another very active year.

Phillips 66 logo

Beta sites across the country previously tested the software for six months.

Circle K logo

The Circle K fuel brand is also making its way across the United States and Europe.

Consultant Kevin Struthers shares his experience of visiting the cashierless store concept.

Casey's General Stores logo

President and CEO Terry Handley says the initiative marks a shift in the retailer's marketing strategy.

The exterior of a Sheetz location

The convenience store operator has 21 locations with Tesla Supercharger stations.

7-Eleven sandwich

Participating Texas stores are offering fresh sandwiches for $1 from March 18-22.

AI capabilities, private brands, new beverages and more were lauded by operators.

SAMCO Food Stores

Each reimage package includes a 10-year distribution deal.

Juul Labs logo

Vapor company is running ads supporting the higher purchasing age in 22 states.

Alltown Fresh exterior

The c-store retailer doesn’t want its guests to sacrifice healthy, fresh food choices for convenience.

Kwik Trip logo

The Onalaska, Wis., location will be used until the convenience retailer completes an addition to its commissary.

The chain doubled its store count in the past year by scooping up small-town locations across the U.S.

Buyers are looking to acquire portfolios that are big, small and everything in between.

7-Eleven logo

Whole pies are available for $3.14 and single slices for just 50 cents.

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