Year in Review: Top Retailer News of 2017
NEWARK, N.J. — Mergers and acquisitions tend to dominate the headlines — especially when they come with big price tags. But not all growth comes from M&A deals. The truth is c-store operators do a great job of expanding their footprints organically.
Take Casey's General Stores Inc., which cut the ribbon on a milestone store, No. 2,000 or Wawa Inc., which went big in its first trip to the nation's capital.
These are the top 10 M&A headlines of 2017 in the convenience channel, as reported by CSNews Online:
Decision comes after a nearly eight-month review.
The business includes 784 c-stores located across 18 states.
The retailer opens the doors to its first store in the District — and its largest location to date.
The "high-value alternative" to an asset sale includes 207 stores.
Capital investment project includes $113 million for its bakery.
Newly formed ExtraMile Convenience Stores LLC hopes to accomplish objective by 2027.
First Amoco-branded station to be up and running by end of this year.
New Kentucky store offers the retailer's well-known pizza program.
Processing fees and fuel cards were at the center of the legal dispute.
More stores, tire centers and laundry services on tap for 2017.