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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Sunoco LP recorded total revenue of $4.4 billion an increase of 36.7 percent in 1Q 2017 vs. same period last year

– Completed the private placement of $300 million in SUN preferred equity to ETE – Maintained quarterly distribution of 82.55 cents, an increase of 1.0 percent compared to first quarter 2016 – Executed definitive agreement to divest a majority of company-operated convenience stores to 7-Eleven, Inc. for $3.3 billion; transaction includes 15-year take-or-pay fuel supply […]

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Sheetz to hold interviews for 3,400 job positions starting May 3rd at all of its locations

ALTOONA, Pa., 2017-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (May 1, 2017) Sheetz, one of America’s fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains for over 65 years, is proud to announce plans to hire more than 3,400 employees companywide. Recently named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For by Fortune and Great Place […]

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Sunoco LP declares quarterly distribution of $0.8255 per common unit for the first quarter of 2017

DALLAS, 2017-May-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sunoco LP (NYSE: SUN) (“SUN”) announced that the Board of Directors of its general partner declared a quarterly distribution for the first quarter of 2017 of $0.8255 per common unit, which corresponds to $3.3020 per common unit on an annualized basis.  The first quarter distribution is unchanged from the […]

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NACS comments on the Financial Choice Act which would repeal debit swipe fee reform

ALEXANDRIA, VA, 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lyle Beckwith, Senior Vice President of Government Relations of the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), today issued the following statement on the House Financial Services Committee hearing on the Financial Choice Act which would repeal debit swipe fee reform: “NACS strongly opposes the Financial Choice Act […]

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Conexxus inducted two convenience and fuel retailing industry pioneers into the Conexxus Hall of Fame

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Conexxus is pleased to announced that two convenience and fuel retailing industry pioneers are being inducted into the Conexxus Hall of Fame this week at the Conexxus Annual Meeting: Sharon Scace of WEX Inc. and David Ezell of Verifone Inc. “Sharon and David exemplify the dedication and […]

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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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