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RaceTrac Leverages Projectmates Construction Management Software

RaceTrac selects Projectmates for its flexibility, suite of business process workflows, and vast experience in the retail industry. RaceTrac convenience stores is leveraging Projectmates construction management software for its rapid expansion campaign. RaceTrac, which operates 320 retail gasoline convenience stores in five Southeastern states, is just one of the newest retail clients to adopt Projectmates—developed

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Rutter’s Breaks Ground on New Loganville Store

Store to employ 80 during construction, 40 full-time. York, Pa.-based Rutter’s Farm Stores plans to break ground on the chain’s 57th convenience store, which will be located off the Loganville exit of I-83 in Loganville Borough in southern York County. The multi-million dollar project is situated at the intersection of Susquehanna Trail and Reynolds Mill

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Senator Seeks To Expedite Keystone XL Pipeline

The proposed pipeline could bring up to four million barrels of Canadian crude oil per day by 2020. Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) has introduced legislation, which would expedite the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline by granting Congress the authority to move the project forward without the President’s consent. Citing Congress’s authority enumerated in the

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TETCO Donates $206,385 To JDRF

TETCO has gifted more than $800,000 to the nonprofit since 2005. TETCO has donated $206,385  to The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), South Central Texas Chapter, to help support the organization’s continued quest to find a cure for type 1 diabetes, a life-threatening auto immune disease. “TETCO has been such an amazing partner with JDRF

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Kwik Trip Eyes Oshkosh Site for Acquisition

With the Planning Commission’s approval, Kwik Trip now seeks permission from the Oshkosh Common Council. This week Kwik Trip received approval from the Oshkosh Plan Commission to proceed with plans to demolish an existing Lang Oil gas station on West Ninth Avenue in Oshkosh, Wis., and replace it with a new Kwik Trip that would

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Kum & Go Grows in Cedar Rapids

New Kum & Go stores are set to feature a more fresh food choices and a green design. Kum & Go is planning 8-10 new convenience stores in Cedar Rapids, Hiawatha and Marion, Iowa, over the next several years, KCRG TV reported. All locations are scheduled to feature environmentally-friendly designs. Construction is underway on the

7-Eleven Expands in Central Florida

Dallas-based 7-Eleven Inc.’s plans to expand in Central Florida already are underway with one new franchisee open in DeLand, Fla., and five more Florida stores in the works for 2010. The chain aims to open or convert 45 local stores by 2012, the Orlando Business Journal reported. The first of the five are opening soon.

7-Eleven Hires FM to Manage Maintenance

7-Eleven Inc. has selected FM Facility Maintenance to handle all store maintenance for its 6,200+ corporate- and franchise-owned locations in both the U.S. and Canada. The agreement allows 7-Eleven to centralize maintenance activity in order for stores to operate more efficiently, while reducing costs. “We believe 7-Eleven, our store operators, franchisees and, most importantly, our

Cruising the Express Lane

Customers in Sandpoint, Idaho crave convenience, but even they were surprised by the speed of service offered at the new Express Lane drive-through convenience store. Express Lane’s founder Adrian Cox was looking to expand his company and found the drive-through concept too tempting to pass up. He described the offering as an appealing and cost-effective

Targeting New Customers

Gaining market share has never been more important than it is today, when a tough economy is forcing customers to hang on to their money longer. This means that c-store retailers seeking new customers need to become aware of what specific groups need in order to improve their marketing strategies. One such group is the

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