7‑Eleven announces the return the SOUR PATCH Watermelon Slurpee flavor

7‑Eleven announces the return the SOUR PATCH Watermelon Slurpee flavor   IRVING, TEXAS, 2018-Jan-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The KIDS are back in town … both sour and sweet. 7‑Eleven, Inc. is bringing back the SOUR PATCH Watermelon flavor to the Slurpee® machine. The drink is the most popular limited-time flavor in the history of the iconic […]

7‑Eleven® expands its 7-Select GO!Smart private brand line with four 100% Fruit and Vegetable Juice Blends

IRVING, TEXAS, 2018-Jan-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven® stores are carrying a new line of proprietary juices that rival those prepared fresh in free-standing, high-end juice bars. The new organic, cold-pressed juices are part of the retailer’s 7-Select GO!Smart private brand line of premium better-for-you snacks and beverages. The 7-Select GO!Smart juices come in four varieties: Clean & Green – Kale, […]

Motor Fuel Group (MFG) appoints Paresh Patel as new IT director

Hertfordshire, UK, 2018-Jan-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Top 50 Indies forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Paresh Patel as its new IT director. Paresh joins us from convenience and forecourt EPOS, payment and loyalty solutions provider HTEC Ltd. Starting with Indigo Retail as director of service in 2006, […]

Sheetz to open its new store in Parkersburg, WV on Thursday, January 11

Altoona, PA, 2018-Jan-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers for more than 65 years, today announced the upcoming opening of its new store in Parkersburg, WV. The opening is scheduled for Thursday, January 11, at the new store located at 306 Ann Street. This new location will welcome customers […]

Sheetz to open its new store in Winston-Salem, NC on Thursday, January 4

Altoona, PA, 2018-Jan-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers for more than 65 years, today announced the upcoming opening of its new store in Winston-Salem, NC. The opening is scheduled for Thursday, January 4, at the new store located at 5034 Raven Rd. This new location will welcome […]

Sheetz to offer customers a free cup of coffee on both Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

ALTOONA, Pa., 2017-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience store chains, is pleased to announce that they will again celebrate the holidays by offering customers a free cup of freshly brewed Sheetz coffee on both Christmas Day, from 12 a.m. to 12 p.m., and New Year’s, from 4 p.m. […]

X5 Retail Group and Mail.Ru Group partner to measure the impact of targeted online advertising on offline sales

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — X5 Retail Group, (“X5” or the “Company”), a leading Russian food retailer (LSE ticker: FIVE), and Mail.Ru Group have launched a partnership to measure the impact of targeted online advertising on offline sales. The solution has already been tested by the global media group Dentsu Aegis Network. The […]

7‑Eleven trials on-demand ordering for delivery or in-store pickup with its new 7‑ElevenNOW smartphone app

IRVING, Texas, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc. is testing on-demand ordering for delivery or in-store pickup at select Dallas stores with its new 7‑ElevenNOW smartphone app. Currently being tested in 10 downtown and uptown 7‑Eleven®stores, 7‑ElevenNOW is expected to roll out to other U.S. locations in 2018. Customers in the Dallas area […]

7‑Eleven offers surprisingly long list of holiday helps packed in its stores

No Elves Needed: 7‑Eleven has a Store Full of Holiday Helps IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — For those who don’t live in the North Pole, elves can be hard to find when a holiday emergency – or non-emergency – arises. Help on the shelf is just around the corner at the neighborhood 7‑Eleven® store. […]

Hy-Vee now offers E15 eco-friendly fuel option

Cost-Effective and Eco-Friendly Gas Now Available  WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 2017-Dec-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hy-Vee, Inc. now offers E15 at five locations across its eight-state region. The Hy-Vee convenience store located at 3120 Agency Street in Burlington, Iowa, is the latest store to offer the eco-friendly fuel option. With the addition of E15, […]

NACS: Low gas prices continue to push consumer optimism to high levels

ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Dec-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Low gas prices continue to push consumer optimism to high levels and this optimism will likely translate into more holiday travel and shopping, according to the December 2017 NACS Consumer Fuels Survey. Low gas prices—which dropped 3 cents per gallon to $2.47—are a big reason for the […]

Sheetz launches new skill for Alexa now available using interactive voice activated technology

Sheetz continues its mission to provide the ultimate convenience to customers ALTOONA, Pa., 2017-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sheetz, one of America’s fastest growing family-owned and operated convenience chains, is proud to announce customers can now order their favorite Made-to-Order food without even getting up from the couch. Sheetz created a new skill for […]

Sheetz For The Kidz™ and The Salvation Army to Provide Holiday Gifts to over 9,300 kids

ALTOONA, Pa., 2017-Dec-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the past 25 years, Sheetz For The Kidz has partnered with The Salvation Army to host Christmas parties and make the holiday season brighter for more than 100,000 underprivileged kids across the Mid-Atlantic. Sheetz For The Kidz is a 501 (c)(3) employee operated charitable organization that raises funds through in-store […]

Kum & Go opens the doors to its newest store in Muscatine, Iowa

New store on Cedar Street features fresh food and a variety of fuel options Muscatine, IA, 2017-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kum & Go opens the doors Thursday, November 30, at 6 a.m. to its newest store in Muscatine, Iowa, at 416 Cedar Street. The 6,200+-square foot store will focus on fresh food and features a variety […]

7-Eleven introduces newly revamped, redesigned and even more rewarding 7Rewards

7-Eleven introduces newly revamped, redesigned and even more rewarding 7Rewards   IRVING, Texas, 2017-Nov-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — While a Slurpee® is sweet, and a Big Gulp® is chill, there’s more to the 7‑Eleven® experience than bountiful beverages. That’s why 7Rewards®  – the mobile customer loyalty app that earns users a free beverage for every six cups purchased […]

7‑Eleven and Coca-Cola team up to brighten the holidays with Slurpee® “Sip & Scan” sweepstakes

7‑Eleven and Coca-Cola team up to brighten the holidays with Slurpee® “Sip & Scan” sweepstakes   IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa Claus is coming to town, specifically to 7‑Eleven®stores in town, and he has $100,000 for one lucky Slurpee® drink-lover. 7‑Eleven, Inc. and Coca-Cola are brightening the holidays this year with a Slurpee® “Sip […]

7‑Eleven now offers an affordable, fashion-forward line of makeup with the launch of Simply Me Beauty™

IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — For women on the go, 7‑Eleven now offers cosmetic convenience with the launch of Simply Me Beauty™, an affordable, fashion-forward line of makeup. Available exclusively at 7‑Eleven stores, the Simply Me Beauty brand was created to appeal to millennial women. The assortment of 40 items is designed […]

B&M opens new store in Ayr, Scotland

Liverpool, UK, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — B&M continued its expansion today (18 November 2017) as a new store was opened in Ayr, creating jobs for dozens of locals. The addition to B&M’s portfolio in the region comes as a huge boost to the local economy, creating around 35 jobs for people from the area. […]

7‑Eleven and Postmates offer FREE DELIVERY service during the extended Thanksgiving holiday, Nov. 20-27

IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Eating, cooking, shopping, football. Thanksgiving is a busy time and with so much to do, it can be a stressful one as well. 7‑Eleven, Inc. and Postmates can make life a little easier during the extended Thanksgiving holiday by offering FREE DELIVERY of favorite 7‑Eleven® items from 12:01 a.m. Monday, Nov. 20, through 11:59 p.m. […]

7‑Eleven introduces its next exclusive single-origin coffee from Peru

IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Nov-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — For its next exclusive single-origin coffee, 7‑Eleven, Inc.headed south to the Cajamarca region of Peru. As with its other single-origin, sustainably sourced coffee, the new brew from Peru is Rainforest Alliance Certified. Made with 100 percent Arabica beans, the newest 7‑Eleven® single-origin coffee has bright citrus notes complimented by vanilla, cinnamon and […]

Kum & Go opens its newest store in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

New store at 11th and Grange features fresh food and a variety of fuel options Sioux Falls, SD, 2017-Nov-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kum & Go opens the doors Thursday, November 16, at 6 a.m. to its newest store in Sioux Falls, SD, at 1005 West 11th Street. The 6,200-square foot store will focus on fresh food and […]

7‑Eleven, Inc. launches chatbot platform that allows quick and easy conversation with customers

IRVING, Texas, 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 15, 2017), 7‑Eleven, Inc. launches a trailblazing chatbot platform that is poised to propel the convenience retailing industry into a new era of “conversational commerce.”  The company has a compelling history of innovation, being the first company to sell fresh brewed coffee in to-go cups, […]

B&M completes the relocation of Newport store as it opens new store at East Retail Park

Liverpool, United Kingdom, 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The relocation of B&M’s Newport store has been completed, with the new-look store at East Retail Park opening to the public on Wednesday. The new store opening comes as a huge boost to the local economy, with the store increasing the number of employees by 60 having previously employed just […]

NACS Consumer Fuels Survey: record number of Americans say they will be driving the same or more this month

​ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — With the holiday shopping season fast approaching, a record 93% of Americans say they will be driving the same or more this month, and they anticipate spending more over the same time period, according to the latest NACS Consumer Fuels Survey. Thanksgiving traffic could be heavy, as […]

7‑Eleven introduces OREO Mint hot chocolate

7‑Eleven introduces OREO Mint hot chocolate   IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc. is teaming up with America’s favorite cookie brand to launch a minty fresh product lineup, anchored by OREO Mint hot chocolate. The exclusive flavor has never been available before as a hot chocolate and 7‑Eleven® stores will be the only ones – […]

Carrefour opens new convenience store at Bruxelles Congrès railway station; will open 7 more in 2017

Carrefour opens new convenience store at Bruxelles Congrès railway station; will open 7 more in 2017   Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour will open at least 7 more convenience stores in 2017, including one today (11/09/2017) at Bruxelles Congrès railway station. In so doing, Carrefour is increasing the density of its Express […]

Kum & Go opens its newest store in Waukee, Iowa

New store on Hickman Road features fresh food and a variety of fuel options Waukee, IA, 2017-Nov-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kum & Go opens the doors Thursday, November 9, at 6 a.m. to its newest store in Waukee, Iowa, at 650 Hickman Road. The 6,000+-square foot store will focus on fresh food and features a variety […]

7‑Eleven introduces new payments option — Amazon Cash

IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Online shoppers who don’t have a credit card, or prefer not to use one for purchases, can now use Amazon Cash to add funds to their Amazon.com Balance at almost 8,000 7‑Eleven®  stores in the U.S.. The process is simple. To load money into their Amazon account, customers present […]

2017 NACS Show attendance increased 7.0% to a record 24,940 attendees from 63 countries

​ALEXANDRIA, Va., 2017-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Attendance at the 2017 NACS Show surged 7.0% to a record 24,940 attendees from 63 countries, according to figures released today (11/2/2017) by NACS. In addition, “buyers” attending the NACS Show (classified as retailers and convenience distributors, including Petroleum Equipment Institute [PEI] registration) grew 3.3% to 8,502. […]

Kum & Go opens the doors to its newest store in Altoona, Iowa

New store on First Avenue features fresh food and a variety of fuel options Altoona, IA, 2017-Nov-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kum & Go opens the doors Thursday, November 2, at 6 a.m. to its newest store in Altoona, Iowa, at 1430 1st Avenue North. The 6,000+-square foot store will focus on fresh food and features a variety […]