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  • Coca-Cola's new K-Wave soda created under its Creations platform.
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    Coca-Cola tunes into K-pop for latest limited-time launch

    The fruit-flavored drink is the 10th under Coke’s Creations platform for younger consumers.

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    Retrieved from Murphy USA website.
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    Longtime Murphy USA board member to step down

    Fred Holliger, who has been on the retailer’s board since 2013, will retire as of the company’s 2024 annual shareholders meeting.

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    Sheetz promotes three new EVPs

    The Pennsylvania-based retailer has promoted leaders to its executive team who work across its strategy, marketing and fuels departments.

  • A promotional image of four LTOs and a souvenir cup sold at Circle Ks in connection with a movie.
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    Circle K rolls out 4 LTOs in movie tie-in

    Two new “Godzilla x Kong”-themed Froster flavors along with a breakfast sandwich and candy bar will be in stores March 6 through May 3.

  • TA names new SVP of corporate development

    The travel center chain appointed its newest senior executive earlier this month as it continues to bring on talent from parent company BP.

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    Maverik launches online merch shop

    The adventure-themed c-store retailer has more than 30 clothing and outdoor products that customers can order for delivery.

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    Target adds low-price private brand

    Dealworthy includes everyday basics and expands the retailer’s assortment of items that cost less than $1.

  • A photo of a ChargePoint EV charger outside an XtraMart convenience store, taken at a ribbon cutting for the charger on Sept. 19, 2023.
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    Courtesy of Global Partners
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    How long does it take c-store consumers to charge their EVs? One provider has the answer.

    Data from ChargePoint highlights the need for c-stores to offer amenities like Wi-Fi and foodservice if they’re going to court EV consumers.

  • A photo of a shrimp popppers plate from TXB.
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    TXB expands menu for a limited time

    Three new Lent-friendly items, only available until April 2, are the latest way the Texas-based retailer is augmenting its made-to-order program.

  • A Cumberland Farms store in Colorado
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    EG America names Pilot veteran as CMO

    Brian Ferguson brings experience in digital transformation and working with AI to a retailer that has undergone numerous changes over the past year.

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    Foxtrot parent company names new CEO

    Rob Twyman, a grocery veteran who worked for decades at Whole Foods, succeeds Liz Williams, who will become the next CEO at restaurant chain El Pollo Loco.

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    Shell to acquire Brewer Oil Company’s retail arm

    The deal, which includes 45 convenience stores in New Mexico, underscores Shell’s broader growth plans in the U.S.

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    J&H Family Stores adds floor-cleaning robots

    The Michigan-based c-store retailer has joined the likes of Kum & Go and RaceTrac in deploying bots supplied by Ice Cobotics.

  • A green store banner says "Dollar Tree" against a hazy blue sky.
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    Dollar Tree expands COO role

    Mike Creedon will add leadership of Dollar Tree and Family Dollar merchandising and supply chain to his scope of responsibilities.

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    Casey’s taps edge computing software for its entire store network

    Acumera’s platform will help manage and scale the c-store retailer’s legacy tech systems and offer fully integrated monitoring and observability.

  • A photo of a Chevron Phillips Chemical plant at night.
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    Retrieved from Chevron Phillips Chemical on Feb. 2, 2024.

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    Chevron Phillips Chemical names new CEO

    Steve Prusak takes over as president and CEO on March 1 following the retirement of current leader Bruce Chinn. Several other promotions were also announced. 

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    Murphy USA looks to rebound after store growth ‘disappointment’ in 2023

    The company came up short on its new stores goal last calendar year, but has plans in place to help it add up to 35 locations in 2024.

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    SQRL continues layoffs as it pivots operating strategy

    The company’s CEO said Thursday that it has terminated more than 100 employees over the past month as it shifts to an owner-operated store model.

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    Retrieved from BP press release.
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    BP begins rebranding TA forecourts

    Seventy TA locations already had the BP or Amoco banner when the oil giant acquired the travel center chain last year, and now more conversions are rolling out across the country.

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    7-Eleven boosts private label offering with Valentine’s Day items

    The retailer is debuting new limited-time candy and baked goods as part of a goal to add more than 200 store brand items this year.

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    6 notable c-store executive changes from January

    The new year rang in leadership shifts atop some of the largest companies in the industry. Here are some of the most impactful moves.

  • A photo of the exterior of a Kum & Go bistro store format.
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    Top Kum & Go foodservice executive departs

    Jac Moskalik’s exit comes as Maverik begins to rebrand Kum & Go’s stores and remove its fresh food and mobile ordering programs.

  • A photo of Franke bean-to-cup machines in a Family Express convenience store.
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    4 coffee trends for c-stores to watch

    Whether through new flavors, expanding creamer offerings or including more cold options, there are many ways for retailers to grow their java business throughout the day, experts say.

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    Construction begins on a new Wawa in Indiana

    The city of Clarksville posted that land is being cleared for what appears to be the first location the Hoosier State.

  • Coca-Cola's newest product launch, Coca-Cola Spiced.
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    Coke adds first new permanent flavor in several years with Spiced

    The beverage giant is also introducing a limited-time beverage under its Creations platform called Happy Tears Zero Sugar, which contains salt and mineral flavors.