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Mac’s Convenience Stores Using Social Media to Thwart Crime

Mac’s Convenience Stores has added social media to its crime prevention tactics in its Canadian convenience stores. Mac’s Stores inCentral Canadahave developed an innovative approach to augment its formidable crime prevention measures by using social media to help identify criminals through Facebook and Twitter. According to The Chronicle-Journal, Mac’s will use these social media outlets

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Couche-Tard Reports Strong First Quarter

“I am pleased to announce that our results are on the rise,” says CEO of Couche-Tard. For its first quarter of fiscal 2012, Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. announced net earnings of $139.5 million, up $12.6 million or 9.9% from the comparable period of last fiscal year. The increase is mainly attributable to the drop in financial

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Casey’s Sees Double Digit Sales Growth

“Despite the challenges impacting our industry, we are optimistic about our ability to continue to drive shareholder value next fiscal year,” says Casey’s CEO. Casey’s General Stores Inc. has reported earnings for the fourth quarter and the fiscal year ended April 30, 2011. For the quarter, basic earnings per share were $0.60 compared to $0.43

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Couche-Tard Buys 322 Sites

Purchase allows Circle K stores to expand in the Southern California market. Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. is increasing its footprint in Southern California by acquiring up to 322 convenience-store sites plus an additional 65-reseller contracts from ExxonMobil Corp., the Wall Street Journal reported. While the purchase price was not disclosed, Couche-Tard said it plans to pay

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Casey’s Reports Q3 Results

Q3 earnings were impacted by compressed margins due to a competitive cigarette environment, rising commodity costs and increased operating expenses related to store openings. Casey’s General Stores Inc. has reported $0.34 in basic earnings per share for the third quarter of fiscal 2011 ended Jan. 31, 2011, compared to $0.34 for the same quarter a

Casey’s 2nd Quarter Results Impacted by Hostile Bid

Ankeny, Iowa-based Casey’s General Stores Inc. released the results of its second quarter of fiscal 2011 ended Oct. 31, 2010. Casey’s reported 51 cents in basic earnings per share during the period and approximately $19.4 million in expenses pertaining to the company’s recapitalization plan completed in the second quarter, as well as the unsolicited hostile

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