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    Wawa to open its first North Carolina store in May

    The convenience retailer has plans to debut up to 10 locations in the Tar Heel State this year.

    By April 11, 2024
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    Giant Eagle opens new HQ

    The parent company of c-store GetGo Cafe + Market moved to a new site in Cranberry, Pennsylvania, where 400 workers will report on a hybrid schedule.

    By April 11, 2024
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    Top 5 stories from C-Store Dive

    Top 5 stories from C-Store Dive 2023/2024

    By C-Store Dive staff
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    SQRL agrees to sell c-store arm to Louisiana company

    The retailer, which operates over 300 locations, aims to resolve “significant liquidity issues” with the deal, according to a memo seen by C-Store Dive.

    By April 11, 2024
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    How Global Partners is embracing change in 2024

    The 91-year-old c-store retailer recently underwent a rebrand that reflects its aim to help the planet and continue evolving amid new challenges, President and CEO Eric Slifka said in an interview.

    By April 10, 2024
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    Shell USA nixing Volta brand this summer

    The oil giant is laying off the EV charging subsidiary’s employees on May 31, with “the vast majority” of them being offered jobs at Shell, according to a WARN notice. 

    By April 9, 2024
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    Love’s opens 5 Speedco sites

    The retailer’s expansion plans call for 10 new truck repair sites as well as up to 20 new travel centers this year, the company said in January.

    By April 8, 2024
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    SQRL under investigation by the Department of Labor

    The DOL’s Wage and Hour Division is conducting its third investigation since 2021 into the c-store retailer, a source from the government organization confirmed.

    By April 5, 2024
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    EG Group co-CEO to resign: report

    Zuber Issa, who founded the c-store retailer with his brother in 2001, will step down once he purchases various sites from the company, Bloomberg reported.

    By April 5, 2024
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    Longtime Shell EVP stepping down this summer

    Istvan Kapitany, who has led Shell’s global mobility business since 2014, announced he’s leaving the company on July 1.

    By April 4, 2024
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    Buc-ee’s first Arkansas store gets site plan approval

    The state would be the 16th outside of Texas for the convenience retailer as its years-long expansion plan continues.

    By April 4, 2024
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    Why and where Shell is selling 1,000 c-stores

    During its Capital Markets Day last summer, the c-store and oil company clarified that it’s selling the sites in an effort to reduce operating costs.

    By April 4, 2024
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    Maverik completes 30 Kum & Go rebrands

    The updates, which are now rolling out across Denver-area stores, include a switch to Maverik’s Adventure Club rewards and its Bonfire foodservice program.

    By April 3, 2024
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    6 notable c-store executive changes from March

    A CEO announcement at one of the nation’s largest retailers led last month’s slate of leadership shifts from around the industry.

    By April 3, 2024
  • A promotional image for Chester's redesigned chicken sandwich, which launched in 2023.
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    Chester’s Chicken hires EVP of supply chain

    Bill Rice joined the chicken brand after spending seven years with competitor Krispy Krunchy Foods.

    By Aneurin Canham-Clyne • April 3, 2024
  • Gopuff's new instant pay option lets delivery partners receive their earnings balance at an time
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    Gopuff adds 20-minute delivery

    The new $1.49-per-order service is the latest development for the instant commerce company’s subscription program.

    By April 2, 2024
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    How shorter customer order times can boost your bottom line

    Optimizing menu communications can improve throughput by helping customers find what they want faster, says Tom Cook, principal with King-Casey.

    By Tom Cook • April 2, 2024
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    Global Partners rebranding Timewise c-stores to Honey Farms banner

    The convenience retailer acquired 64 of these locations in Houston last year and has already finished 40 to 50 of the rebrands, President and CEO Eric Slifka said in an interview.

    By April 1, 2024
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    Sponsored by Franklin Electric Fueling Systems

    3 ways to leverage must-have c-store equipment for operational savings

    Learn how c-store operators are leveraging equipment to cut maintenance costs and maintain a competitive edge.

    April 1, 2024
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    Mountain Express co-CEOs investigated for siphoning ‘millions’ from company

    A court document notes that Lamar Frady and Turjo Wadud, who led the retailer from 2020 to 2023, wired company funds to separate entities they owned and labeled them as fees for work.

    By March 29, 2024
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    7-Eleven adds spring gear to merch store

    The introduction of new hats, shirts and more follows the global convenience retailer’s additions to its foodservice program earlier this month.

    By March 29, 2024
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    Gas N Wash debuts new restaurant partnership

    The Chicago-area c-store retailer revealed the first of two adjacent Mickey’s Greek-style restaurants last week as it builds on its history of working with local QSRs.

    By March 29, 2024
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    Maverik

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    Maverik revamps Kum & Go’s loyalty program and mobile app

    While Maverik’s actions earlier this year suggested it might retire the Kum & Go banner, the company says no further rebranding decisions have been made.

    By March 28, 2024
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    Applegreen to nearly double EV charging footprint in New York this year

    The c-store retailer aims to reach at least 70 charging stations by the end of 2024 as part of a major program to remodel all 27 New York State Thruway service areas.

    By March 27, 2024
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    Maverik reopens in Montana

    The retailer opened a location in the capital city of Helena several years after closing its only previous store in The Treasure State.

    By March 27, 2024
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    Screenshot from Google Street View

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    Mountain Express trustee agrees on $23M settlement with insurance firm

    The payout is expected to come from Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, which assisted in the proposed sale of over 20 Mountain Express-owned c-stores in 2022.

    By March 27, 2024