Topaz (Circle K Ireland) unveils next generation fuel that contains a unique blend of additives

Topaz (Circle K Ireland) unveils next generation fuel that contains a unique blend of additives   DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Topaz (Circle K Ireland), Ireland’s largest fuel and convenience retailer, has unveiled its new miles fuel brand in Ireland at an official launch event at its flagship service station at Junction 5 […]

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NACS and DHS Blue Campaign partner to raise public awareness about human trafficking

​ALEXANDRIA, Va, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — NACS has announced a new partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Blue Campaign to help combat human trafficking. Through this alliance with the DHS Blue Campaign, NACS will provide the DHS Blue Campaign’s training and awareness materials—including posters, handouts and other materials—to members free […]

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All three finalists win 7‑Eleven’s first franchise give-away contest targeted exclusively to women entrepreneurs

IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Three’s company at 7‑Eleven, Inc.  The world’s largest convenience retailer announced today (July 17, 2017) that all three finalists will win a 7‑Eleven® store in its first franchise give-away contest targeted exclusively to women entrepreneurs. Winners Alyson Rae Lawson of Dallas, Texas, Avalon Young of Castle Rock, Colorado, and Evelyn Scott of Chesapeake, Virginia, […]

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Carrefour Express opens Italy’s first “3 Minuti” store

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Jul-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Express once again demonstrates its commitment to the city of Genoa with the opening of Italy’s first “3 Minuti” store in via degli Orefici 37/R. This innovative Carrefour Express format allows customers the chance to enjoy a tasty breakfast, a quick lunch break, a snack or a […]

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News convenience stores Ybor City News and Stellar Bay opens at Tampa International Airport

Tampa Bay, Fla., 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tampa International Airport today (July 14, 2017) celebrated the grand opening of two news convenience stores, Ybor City News and Stellar Bay, as well as popular Chinese food chain Panda Express. Ybor City News, operated by the concessionaire group Paradies Lagardère, is located in TPA’s Blue […]

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NACS Consumer Fuels Survey: As gas prices decline, Americans more optimistic about the economy

​ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Jul-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Another decline in gas prices helped fuel Americans’ optimism about the economy to near record levels, according to the latest NACS Consumer Fuels Survey. The U.S. convenience store industry sells an estimated 80% of the fuel sold in the country, and NACS has conducted monthly surveys related […]

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QuikTrip expands into San Antonio and Austin, Texas with first stores expected to open in summer 2018

TULSA, Okla., 2017-Jul-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — QuikTrip (QT), one of the nation’s leading convenience and gasoline retailers, today  (June 28, 2017)  announced it is expanding into San Antonio and Austin, Texas. The first QT stores in each city are expected to open in the summer of 2018. QT has been serving Texas customers in […]

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NACS to advance its advocacy, events and education with SwiftIQ partnership

​ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2017-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Association for Convenience and Fuel Retailing (NACS) and SwiftIQ, a leading retail insights, execution and measurement platform, have announced a strategic alliance. The alliance, initially publicized at the NACS State of the Industry Summit in April, will advance NACS advocacy, events and education by bringing significant shopper, […]

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NACS welcomes Samuel Diarra as web developer

​ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2017-Jul-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Samuel Diarra has joined NACS as a web developer, providing support to NACS’s custom web development and data integration endeavors including custom websites and applications and database scripting. Diarra comes to NACS after having worked at Infospan, Inc. Diarra obtained a B.S. in electrical engineering with an […]

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NACS welcomes Jayme Gough as research coordinator

​ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2017-Jul-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Jayme Gough has joined NACS as a research coordinator, providing support in a host of different NACS Research initiatives and projects including the NACS State of the Industry Report and the NACS Compensation Report as well as the NACS Convenience Tracking Program. Gough comes to NACS after […]

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Sheetz starts July fundraising campaign to support the Sheetz For The Kidz Holiday Program and Make-A-Wish

ALTOONA, Pa., 2017-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the past 25 years Sheetz For The Kidz (SFTK) has set out to provide support, hope, joy and happiness to children within the communities in which Sheetz operates. SFTK is an employee driven 501 (c)(3) charitable organization that raises funds to support the Sheetz For The Kidz Holiday […]

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NCR OPTIC 5 solution to be implemented in all MFA Oil Break Time convenience stores

DULUTH, Ga., 2017-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today (June 27, 2017) announced that MFA Oil Company will be implementing NCR OPTIC 5, the leading outdoor multimedia device and payment solution for outdoor fuel retailing, at all of its Break Time convenience stores. This will […]

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NACS partners with American Red Cross to advance community giving and disaster relief programs for NACS member companies

​ALEXANDRIA, Va., and WASHINGTON, DC, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The American Red Cross and NACS, the association representing the nation’s 154,000-plus convenience stores, announced that they have developed a partnership to advance community giving and disaster relief programs for NACS member companies. NACS is the first retail-focused association to partner with the American […]

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Topaz Cash for Clubs supports Powerchair Trailblazers Club of Co. Antrim

Topaz Cash for Clubs supports Powerchair Trailblazers Club of Co. Antrim   DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Powerchair Football is the first competitive team sport designed and developed specifically for power wheelchair users. When the Powerchair Trailblazers Club of Co. Antrim got the call to say they’d won £1,500 having entered their […]

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NACS welcomes Jessica Rowe as Exhibit & Member Services Coordinator

​ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2017-Jun-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Jessica Rowe has joined NACS as Exhibit & Member Services Coordinator. She will be responsible for assisting with NACS Show booth sales and logistics as well as helping to deliver an exceptional customer experience for exhibitors at the NACS Show, which annually attracts more than 20,000 attendees […]

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NACS Insight 2017 International Convenience Retailer of the Year Award presented to SPAR Natural

​LONDON, Country, 2017-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Natural has won the NACS Insight 2017 International Convenience Retailer of the Year Award for its SPAR Natural convenience store in Gran Canaria, Spain. The award, sponsored by Accenture, was presented during the NACS Insight Convenience Summit–Europe in London on June 14 at this year’s International Convenience […]

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Sunoco LP’s Miracle Balloon Fundraising Campaigns raised more than $1.6 million dollars for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

DALLAS, 2017-Jun-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Donations through in-store Miracle Balloon Fundraising Campaigns at Stripes and APlus stores helped raise more than $1.6 million dollars for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) around the country. Since 2000, Stripes and APlus, owned and operated by Sunoco LP, have partnered with CMN Hospitals to raise more […]

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Fuels Institute: It would take close to a decade for a new vehicle technology to reach market saturation

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — It would take close to a decade for a new vehicle technology to reach market saturation, according to a new report released today (6/14/2017) by the Fuels Institute. The report, “New Technology Adoption Curves: A Case Study on Delivering E25-Capable Vehicles to Market,” demonstrates that it would […]

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NACS Consumer Fuels survey: Americans much more likely than in past years to hit the roads this summer

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — American drivers are much more likely than in years past to be hitting the roads as summer drive season begins, according to the latest NACS Consumer Fuels survey. Nearly three in ten (29%) consumers say they will drive more in the coming month, an 11-point jump increase […]

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Sheetz announce Sebastian Joynes as the 2017 Sheetz Family Award of Excellence winner

ALTOONA, Pa., 2017-Jun-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (June 7, 2017) Sheetz, one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers for more than 65 years, is proud to announce Sebastian Joynes as the 2017 Sheetz Family Award of Excellence winner. Awarded Saturday, June 3, during the closing ceremonies of the Special Olympics Pennsylvania Summer […]

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Letterkenny RFC gets support from Topaz Cash for Clubs

Letterkenny RFC gets support from Topaz Cash for Clubs   DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017-Jun-08 — /EPR Retail News/ —  “We have some big targets to achieve, but we are on a roll since the Cash for Clubs win – like the Irish front row there is no stopping us now!” When Michael MacGinty answered his phone […]

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7‑Eleven® and local police departments to distribute free Slurpee® drink coupons to reward kids for good behavior

Local Police Departments will Receive Millions of FREE Slurpee Coupons To Reward Kids for Good Behavior IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Jun-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — This summer, thousands of local law enforcement officers will be dispensing well-deserved Slurpee® justice to good kids across the U.S. For the 22nd year, 7‑Eleven® is working with police and sheriff’s […]

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Topaz rolls out Photo-Me ID compliant photobooths across its network

Topaz rolls out Photo-Me ID compliant photobooths across its network   Topaz and Photo-Me invest €1m in the rollout of ID compliant photobooths across its network DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017-May-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Topaz, Ireland’s largest fuel and convenience retailer, has partnered with Photo-Me to facilitate the rollout of their ID compliant photobooths in […]

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NACS survey: Low gas prices likely to increase summer vacation spending but won’t lead to longer trips

ALEXANDRIA, Va, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Low gas prices will likely lead to increased summer vacation spending but won’t lead to longer trips, according to a survey of gas customers conducted by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), which represents the industry that sells an estimated 80% of the gas purchased in […]

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Topaz teams up with Ireland’s top sportspeople Kevin McManamon and Bríd Stack to launch Cash for Clubs 2017

Topaz teams up with Ireland’s top sportspeople Kevin McManamon and Bríd Stack to launch Cash for Clubs 2017   1st club drawn will win top prize of €10,000 10 clubs thereafter will win €5,000 140 clubs after that will win €1,000 DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017-May-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Topaz, Ireland’s leading fuel and convenience […]

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EROSKI presenta su nueva enseña “RAPID” para tiendas de conveniencia

EROSKI presenta su nueva enseña “RAPID” para tiendas de conveniencia   EROSKI amplía su abanico de formatos comerciales con nuevas tiendas de conveniencia, que se suman a su red de hipermercados, supermercados y autoservicios Las tiendas de conveniencia RAPID ofrecen el mayor surtido por metro cuadrado para atender hasta 800 necesidades distintas del consumidor con […]

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7‑Eleven® stores kick off 2017 Slurpee season with “Bring Your Own Cup” Day on Friday, May 19, and Saturday, May 20

7‑Eleven® stores kick off 2017 Slurpee season with “Bring Your Own Cup” Day on Friday, May 19, and Saturday, May 20   IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-May-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bring us your jars, your pails, your ladles and punchbowls yearning to be filled with your favorite Slurpee® drink. The much-anticipated “Bring Your Own Cup” […]

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NACS announces new commitment with the Partnership for a Healthier America

WASHINGTON, 2017-May-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (05.11.17) NACS, the association representing the nation’s 154,000-plus convenience stores, announced a new commitment with the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), becoming the first retail-association partner. Through its commitment, NACS will rely on PHA’s resources and expertise to help conveniences stores provide more visibility to healthier choices […]

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7‑Eleven® now offers Fidget Spinners

7‑Eleven® now offers Fidget Spinners   DALLAS, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Flying off the shelves, 7‑Eleven® stores sell Fidget Spinners, the popular new toy designed to calm nerves, ease anxiety and provide hours of entertainment. “The Fidget Spinner is a very hot item right now and we know customers want it,” said Tony Stapleton, senior […]

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7‑Eleven launches Caramel Bar Made with TWIX Donut

7‑Eleven launches Caramel Bar Made with TWIX Donut   IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven Inc. is introducing its first fresh donut topped with chocolate bar pieces, and the world’s largest convenience retailer selected one of America’s top 10-selling chocolate candies for the honor – TWIX® Caramel Cookie Bars. The Caramel Bar Made […]

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