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Zippy Mart Founder and Former NACS President Passes Away

Helow is remembered for his leadership and poignant speech. Zippy Mart founder and owner George Helow, who served as 1977 NACS president, passed away on Jan. 17 at the age of 90, NACS reported. Helow grew Zippy Mart Inc., to more than 350 locations in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Alabama. Helow’s took on the

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Center For Tobacco Products Postpones Meeting

New meeting date will be announced soon. FDA is postponing the Tobacco Product Scientific Advisory (TPSAC) meeting scheduled for Nov. 2-3, 2011. The meeting is being rescheduled because key participants were unavailable due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts. A new meeting date will be announced in the Federal Register. For more information:  <http://www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/CommitteesMeetingMaterials/TobaccoProductsScientificAdvisoryCommittee/ucm276969.htm

CITGO Retailer Meetings Commence

More than 650 local CITGO retailers and marketers are expected to gather this month to celebrate the 100-year heritage of CITGO while learning about the brand-building programs for the year ahead. The annual CITGO Retailer Meetings are a forum to share best practices about improving and growing retailer businesses. Retailers will learn about new products from leading convenience

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