Top 5 Daily News Headlines

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1. Cumberland Farms to Sell 61 C-stores

Cumberland Farms Inc. will sell 61 convenience store properties through a structured sale process to be managed by Matrix Capital Markets Group Inc.

2. End of Casey’s Courtship?

After Casey’s General Stores shareholders reject Alimentation Couche-Tard’s slate of director nominees, analysts debate the future of the Midwest retailer and the next move by the Canadian company.

3. Excell Petroleum to Buy 40 ExxonMobil Sites

ExxonMobil is selling its real estate interests in all 40 of its Memphis stations to Duluth, Ga.-based Excell Petroleum.

4. Couche-Tard Drops Takeover Plans for Casey’s

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. allowed to expire on Sept. 30 its tender offer to acquire shares of Midwest convenience store retailer Casey’s General Stores Inc., marking the end of the Canadian company’s hostile takeover attempt, which began publicly in April.

5. BP to Sell 28 ARCO-branded Sites

BP West Coast Products LLC will sell 28 ARCO-branded fuel retail sites through NRC Realty & Capital Advisors LLC.

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHT

The most viewed New Product online.

Emergen-C Splash Fountain Beverage

Emergen-C vitamin drink mix has jumped off the health and beauty care shelf and hit the foodservice area with the launch of the Emergen-C Splash brand of noncarbonated, caffeine-free fountain beverages. Available in Orange-Tangerine and Cranberry-Pomegranate flavors, the drink is available as a self-serve fountain option, as well as branded, stand-alone dispensing equipment, through Intellibev, Alacer’s exclusive licensee for fountain products.

Alacer Corp.

Foothill Ranch, Calif.

(800) 844-9980

www.intellibev.com

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