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  • A photo of the exterior of a Weigel's c-store.
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    Weigel’s builds employee rewards program

    Workers can earn rewards, access discounts and receive freebies from vendors through the MyWeigel’s Employee app.

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    5 ways c-store retailers can improve the self-checkout experience

    Experts from Mashgin, Invenco and other firms recently discussed common issues they see with kiosks and how retailers can address them.

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    Njoy seeks FDA approval for new vaping device, flavored pods

    The new Njoy Ace 2.0 uses bluetooth technology to limit underage use.

  • Wawa announces first travel center

    The site in North Carolina will include expanded parking as well as indoor seating, larger bathrooms and more, an official said on Wednesday.

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    SQRL’s new owner trying to force bankruptcy

    Gas Hub LLC, which bought the Arkansas company's c-store unit, claims that it is owed over $3 million from SQRL for unpaid rent payments.

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    Rutter’s breaks ground on new c-store prototype

    The first site with a 13,500-square-foot floor plan and a “brand new look” will open its doors in Milton, Pennsylvania, later this year.

  • Packages of Neptune's fish jerky at the Sweets & Snacks Expo in Indianapolis in 2024.
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    5 attention-grabbing products from the 2024 Sweets & Snacks Expo

    Fish jerky, ramen-flavored popcorn and gum with more caffeine than a cup of coffee were among the innovative products featured by 1,000 exhibitors.

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    Foxtrot files for bankruptcy

    The decision to file for Chapter 7 was made during a meeting with Outfox’s board of directors, who reviewed the financial condition of the company and each of its subsidiaries.

  • Kent Companies acquires 8 c-stores in West Texas

    The purchase includes the entire Jack’s Convenience Stores chain across Midland, San Angelo and Abilene as Kent continues to grow in its home region.

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    3 major c-store chains make foodservice updates

    GPM Investments is adding a famous hot dog brand to more than 450 stores, while Casey’s and 7-Eleven both updated their pizza lineups.

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    Pilot names new head of technology

    Andy Lupo’s promotion is the latest in a long series of executive changes for the travel center company in the past year.

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    H&S Energy updates app with car wash subscription

    Customers can select from multiple tiers of washes, or purchase washes one at a time.

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    Tech is a golden opportunity for small retailers. Just ask Family Express.

    Now is a good time for c-stores to get started with AI. But the extent of their involvement depends on their infrastructure and size, said Clifton Dillman, CIO for the Indiana chain.

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    Foxtrot’s assets sold for $2.2M in what one attendee called a ‘completely ramrodded’ auction

    The virtual sale on Friday seemed to leave people with more questions than answers after organizer JPMorgan Chase didn’t describe the lot for sale and only entertained one bid.

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    Gilbarco debuts EV charging infrastructure for c-stores

    The new platform offers site selection assistance and EV funding options, as well as charging hardware and software.

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    Buc-ee’s eyeing first location in Kansas

    The popular retailer has applied to build a travel center near the Kansas Speedway, the company’s general counsel confirmed.

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    McLane debuts c-store innovation kitchen to test new products

    The full-scale replica of a convenience store aims to show how retail food operations can fit into various footprints and counter spaces.

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    7-Eleven testing new financial services in stores

    The retailer will add terminals to 3,000 Speedway locations and test services like cryptocurrency purchases with ATM solution provider FCTI.

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    5 notable c-store executive changes from April

    One of the nation’s largest fuel and tobacco retailers naming a new president topped last month’s list of noteworthy job moves.

  • Freewire Technologies on the verge of terminating operations

    The EV charging supplier, which works with Chevron, Phillips 66 and other c-store retailers, is seeking funding amid financial challenges.

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    Mountain Express’ former CFO testifies that leadership siphoned funds

    The court also spoke with the counsel for a Mountain Express subsidiary, who said its CEOs may have funneled more than $14 million from the company.

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    Irving Oil former president dies at 93

    Arthur Irving was responsible for turning his family’s company into one of Canada’s leading oil firms after assuming leadership in 1972.

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    Delek looking to ‘unlock the value’ in its retail business

    The gas, logistics and retail company has hired an investment bank to review ways to maximize shareholder value.

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    Arko converting ‘a meaningful number’ of c-stores to dealer locations, CEO says

    The convenience retailer is moving underperforming company-owned sites to its wholesale segment in order to reduce operating costs.

  • Exterior of a Foxtrot store in Washington, D.C.
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    Foxtrot’s assets to be sold this week

    Friday’s foreclosure sale will include “substantially all of the assets” of the c-store retailer, including inventory, intellectual property, documents and more.