Sheetz sponsors the 8th annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run

$100,000 donation to help send more than 2,000 athletes to 2017 Special Olympics Games ALTOONA, Pa, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains for 65 years, is proud to sponsor the 8th annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at […]

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NACS Study: Seven in 10 American drivers say that they use the trash can at the fueling island

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — If you’re like most Americans, you probably empty the trash in your car every time you fill up your gas tank at your local convenience store. Seven in 10 American drivers (70%) say that they use the trash can at the fueling island to dispose of their […]

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Wawa Inc. celebrates its 53rd anniversary with free coffee chain-wide on Thursday April 13

Wawa Day Celebrates Wawa’s Founding and the Three-Year Anniversary of The Wawa Foundation Wawa, PA , 2017-Apr-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wawa Inc. today (April 13, 2017) announced that in honor of its 53rd anniversary in retail, this year’s Wawa Day will be held on Thursday April 13, and Wawa will celebrate the occasion by offering […]

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7‑Eleven® brings back its Buy One-Get One (BOGO) Slurpee® drink promotion

7‑Eleven® brings back its Buy One-Get One (BOGO) Slurpee® drink promotion   IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Apr-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven® wants brothers and sisters to play nice with each other on National Sibling Day, April 10, and slurp it up all week long. That’s when the world’s largest convenience retailer will bring back its […]

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Sunoco LP to divest a majority of convenience stores to 7-Eleven for $3.3 billion

Executes definitive agreement to divest a majority of convenience stores to 7-Eleven for $3.3 billion Includes 15-year take-or-pay fuel supply agreement with 7-Eleven starting with approximately 2.2 billion gallons annually Launches sales process for remaining convenience stores in North and West Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma Investor call scheduled for 8:00 AM Central Time on […]

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Stripes® Convenience Stores and APlus® Store host in-store campaigns to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

SALT LAKE CITY and DALLAS, 2017-Apr-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Now through May 3, Stripes® Convenience Stores and APlus® Stores will be asking customers to “Put Their Money Where The Miracles Are” and purchase a $1 Miracle Balloon to raise funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals). Stripes and APlus, operated by Sunoco […]

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NACS survey: Americans say that low gas prices are good for the economy

​New National Survey Also Finds That Prices Would Have to Increase to $3.37 per Gallon Before Consumers Begin to Curtail Driving ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Americans overwhelmingly say that low gas prices are good for the economy and that gas prices would have to increase by more than $1 per gallon […]

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7‑Eleven acquires 1,108 convenience stores from Sunoco LP

World’s Largest Convenience Retailer Acquires 1,108 Convenience Stores IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc., the premier name and largest chain in the convenience-retailing industry, is pleased to announce it has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Sunoco LP. As part of the agreement, 7‑Eleven will acquire approximately 1,108 convenience stores […]

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Sheetz launches its new loyalty card program

ALTOONA, Pa., 2017-Apr-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains, marked the start of its new loyalty card program this week giving customers the opportunity to become official Sheetz Freakz. MySheetz Card® holders will now receive points on nearly every in-store purchase* and can choose […]

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Kum & Go to support Habitat’s Home is the Key national campaign

Kum & Go to support Habitat’s Home is the Key national campaign   Kum & Go district raising the most donations will build a home in their community Des Moines, Iowa, and Atlanta, 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the fourth consecutive year, Kum & Go convenience stores and Habitat for Humanity are partnering […]

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7‑Eleven launches its second single-origin coffee, this time from Chiapas, Mexico

7‑Eleven launches its second single-origin coffee, this time from Chiapas, Mexico   Sustainable Coffee from Chiapas Region Carries the Rainforest Alliance ‘Certified™ Seal IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc. has introduced its second single-origin coffee, this time from the Chiapas growing region of Mexico. Rainforest Alliance Certified™, the new premium, sustainable […]

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NACS welcomes Jeff McQuilkin as exhibit sales and services manager

​ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Jeff McQuilkin has joined NACS as exhibit sales and services manager, with a primary focus on the NACS Show, the premier event for the convenience and fuel retailing industry. He will be responsible for booth sales and logistics as well as developing relationships with technology, facility operations […]

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NACS survey: strong sales at convenience stores to continue into the second quarter of 2017

​ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — A combination of low gas prices, strong consumer confidence and warmer weather is expected to continue the year’s already strong sales at convenience stores into the second quarter of 2017, according to the results of a survey of convenience store owners conducted by NACS. A sizable percentage […]

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7‑Eleven Texas stores to purchase 100 percent Texas wind energy from TXU Energy

7‑Eleven Texas stores to purchase 100 percent Texas wind energy from TXU Energy   IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc. has signed an agreement with TXU Energy to purchase 100 percent Texas wind energy for all its Texas stores located in competitive energy markets. The 96-month wind energy agreement, which impacts 425 […]

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Carrefour opened its 27th Easy Carrefour Store in Shanghai, China

CHINA, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — On March 23rd 2017, Carrefour successfully opened its 27th Easy Carrefour Store in Shanghai, China. Sitting on Long Dong Avenue, the newly-opened Easy store covers an area of approximately 332 square meters with over 4,000 items. The first convenience store under Easy banner opened its door in 2004, and […]

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Sheetz opens fully-stocked beer cave at stores in York and Hollidaysburg

ALTOONA, Pa., 2017-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers for more than 65 years, today ( March 30, 2017) announced the opening of a fully-stocked beer cave at stores in York, located at 160 Leader Heights Road, and Hollidaysburg, at 1100 Blair Street. With the opening of the York […]

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NACS: Americans seeking out fueling locations based on quality of food and beverages

New National Survey Shows Growing Trend of Consumers Seeking Out High-Quality Food and Beverages as Part of Fueling Experience ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Americans are increasingly seeking out fueling locations based on the quality of the food associated with the gas station, according to new national survey results released today (3/29/2017) […]

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SPAR in Armagh, Northern Ireland wins the Convenience Retailer of the Year 2017 title at the 2017 Convenience Retail Awards

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2017-Mar-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Mullan’s SPAR in Armagh, Northern Ireland, has won the top accolade at the 2017 Convenience Retail Awards, the prestigious national awards run by Convenience Store and The Grocer. The store had much competition from rivals across the UK but clinched the Convenience Retailer of the Year […]

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Kum & Go opens brand new store in Springfield, Missouri

Brand new store features Marketplace store prototype, fresh food and a variety of fuel options Springfield, MO, 2017-Mar-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kum & Go opens the doors Thursday, March 23, at 6 a.m. to its newest store in Springfield, Missouri, at 3434 West Chestnut Expressway. The 6,200+-square-foot store is the latest store in […]

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Sheetz opens a fully-stocked beer cave at its store in Claysburg, Pa.

ALTOONA, Pa., 2017-Mar-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers for more than 60 years, today (March 20, 2017) announced the opening of a fully-stocked beer cave at its store located at 12604 Dunnings Highway in Claysburg, Pa. “At Sheetz, we pride ourselves in giving our customers what […]

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7‑Eleven introduces the first ever Trolli-branded Slurpee flavor – Pineapple Lime

7‑Eleven introduces the first ever Trolli-branded Slurpee flavor – Pineapple Lime   7‑Eleven, Inc. and Ferrara Candy Company’s Trolli brand are at it again with another Weirdly Awesome collaboration – this time featuring (slow clap) sloths, an exclusive Slurpee® flavor, Weirdly Awesome straws and a FREE offer. IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — […]

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United Kingdom: Asda drops price of fuel by up to 2ppl at all its filling stations

LEEDS, UK, 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Drivers will only pay 114.7 ppl on unleaded and 116.7 ppl on diesel at any of the 301 Asda Fuel Stations Asda cuts up to 2ppl off fuel at its 301 filling stations across the country, meaning you will only pay 114.7ppl on unleaded and 116.7ppl on […]

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NACS: Consumer optimism is at an all-time high Despite rising gasoline prices

​ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Despite rising gasoline prices, three in five (61%) gasoline consumers report feeling optimistic about the state of the economy, according to the latest National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Consumer Fuels survey. Consumer optimism is at an all-time high across the four-plus years the national survey has […]

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7‑Eleven launches franchise give-away contest targeted exclusively to women entrepreneurs

Winner’s Franchise-Fee Waiver Worth up to $190,000 IRVING, 2017-Mar-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Less than one-third of franchised businesses in the U.S. are owned by women, a statistic 7‑Eleven, Inc. would like to see rise. In an effort to increase its own number of female franchisees, the world’s largest convenience retailer is kicking off […]

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Springfield Welcomes Newest Kum & Go Store

Springfield, MO, 2017-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kum & Go opens the doors Thursday, March 2, at 6 a.m. to its newest store in Springfield, Missouri, at 1211 West Sunshine Street. The 6,200+-square-foot store is the latest store in Springfield and was built with the new Marketplace store design which features a variety of […]

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Alimentation Couche-Tard to host 3Q 2017 financial results conference call on March 14th, 2017

Laval, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (“Couche-Tard”) (TSX: ATD.A ATD.B), will be holding a conference call on March 14th, 2017 at 2:30pm (EST) to present its third quarter financial results for 2017. As such, Brian Hannasch, President and CEO, as well as Claude Tessier, Chief Financial Officer, will be the speakers and […]

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Tesco announces new structure for its Express convenience stores

CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Feb-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has announced changes to the way it runs its Express convenience stores, as it continues to improve the shopping trip for its customers and simplify its business. The changes follow a successful trial in a number of its Express stores and will increase the overall number […]

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Kum & Go opens the doors to its newest store in Ozark, Missouri

Brand new store features Marketplace store prototype, fresh food and a variety of fuel options Ozark, MO, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kum & Go opens the doors Thursday, February 16, at 6 a.m. to its newest store in Ozark, Missouri, at 901 West Jackson Street. The 6,200+-square-foot store is the first store in […]

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Sheetz opens its new store at Harmar Township, PA, in Allegheny County

ALTOONA, Pa, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers for more than 60 years, today ( Feb. 14, 2017) announced the upcoming opening of its new store located in Harmar Township, PA, in Allegheny County.  The opening is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 16, at the store, located at […]

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NACS survey: Americans are optimistic about the economy as gas prices fall

​ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — A majority of Americans (57%) are optimistic about the economy as gas prices fell by 5 cents per gallon over the past month, according to the latest National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Consumer Fuels Survey of U.S. adults who purchase fuel for a vehicle at least […]

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