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Amazon Installs Lockers In Grocery And Convenience Store Chains In San Francisco

C-stores launch Amazon Locker program in their stores to give consumers a more secure delivery program. Convenience stores are adding Amazon.com web lockers in the San Francisco area. Amazon.com has been expanding its Locker system after testing services in c-stores in the Seattle, NYC, London and the Virginia-area. The addition of the Northern California locker

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RaceTrac Hosts New Feedback System

RaceTrac learns what its customers want through its new feedback program with Mindshare Technologies. RaceTrac Petroleum Inc. teamed with Mindshare Technologies, a feedback management provider, to roll out a new guest survey program for its stores. The feedback system allows RaceTrac to continuously gather feedback and respond to the customer’s needs in real-time to make

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Ryko To Distribute Turtle Wax

Ryko is also helping customers drive wash counts with a new Clean Touch brand retail car wash merchandising campaign. Ryko Solutions Inc., a North American manufacturer of car wash equipment and a provider of chemical, managed maintenance and marketing services to help customers build a more profitable car wash, has been awarded a distributorship to

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ExxonMobil To Reward Speedpass Customers

A 15-cents-per-gallon rebate is available for 60 days after customers register online. Speedpass customer appreciation days are back. To express appreciation to customers, ExxonMobil is repeating a favorite promotion of 15-cents-per-gallon rebate of gas purchased with a registered Speedpass account. Beginning today, customers may register their Speedpass accounts at Speedpass.com/save to earn discounts for a

Richard Cleary, manager of the VERC Pembroke Mobil & Dunkin Donuts, presents a check for $500 to David Summergrad, principal of North Pembroke Elementary School.

VERC Enterprises Presents Grant to North Pembroke Elementary

Through the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program, Verc Enterprises gives back to the community. VERC Enterprises, a convenience store and Mobil/Gulf gasoline operator with 24 locations throughout eastern Massachusetts and New Hampshire, recently presented North Pembroke Elementary School with a check for $500, a grant made possible through the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program. Funded by the

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Parker’s Opens New Convenience Store

New Bluffton, S.C. location offers discounted gasoline. The Parker Cos., which offers fuel and retail services across southeast Georgia and South Carolina, has opened a new state-of-the-art convenience store in Bluffton, S.C. The newest Parker’s store, located at 1286 Fording Island Road just east of Tanger Outlet Center 1 on Hwy. 278, offers discounted gasoline

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NACS CAFÉ Helps Identify Foodservice Solutions

Certified foodservice managers have shown that they are competent and disciplined, and they tend to display outstanding human resources management skills. By Dr. Nancy Caldarola, Education Director, NACS CAFÉ Foodservice has taken a prominent place in convenience stores. This segment has grown from a humble cup of coffee to a wide array of fresh sandwiches,

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Dollar General Launches Honoring Our Every Day Heroes Program

Lynchburg, Va. man selected as first national hero.   Dollar General is launching Honoring Our Every Day Heroes, a year-long program to honor the heroes among us—from firefighters and veterans to teachers and caregivers. “Dollar General is pleased to launch the Honoring Our Every Day Heroes program to recognize our customers—the everyday heroes who are

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HOVENSA Closes Refinery

CITGO outlines plans to replace supply. HOVENSA has announced the permanent closure of its refinery located in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, a joint venture between Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA) and Hess Corp.  CITGO has a supply off-take agreement with HOVENSA and has developed plans to replace this supply.  These well-defined plans are designed

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Cenex Launches Tanks of Thanks

First of its kind, community-driven initiative celebrates customers’ good deeds and generates engagement from retailers. Cenex—the CHS energy brand—has launched a new a program that recognizes and rewards people for the everyday acts of kindness that make our communities a better place to live. As part of a new marketing campaign launched last December, Tanks

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Easy Blending

There’s no need to waste valuable time standing over a typical blender. The new Hamilton Beach Commercial Summit Blender with one-touch auto-blend technology senses when the perfect drink profi le has been reached and shuts off automatically. With hundreds of preprogrammed cycles, an entire menu can be stored on each blender and accessed in seconds.

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Superior Petroleum Co. and BP Sponsor Holy Family Dining Project

Change for change jars at local c-stores to help fund renovations. In conjunction with BP’s Fueling Communities Program, Superior Petroleum Company is helping to build a new dining room in Holy Family Institute that will be beautiful and functional, and employ a local artist to create a mural that will transform a hallway into a showpiece

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NACS 2011 Save-A-Lot

If you are looking to diversify your business portfolio, watch this video to see how Save-A-Lot’s Ownership Program will fit in with your current portfolio. Save-A-Lot is a leading hard discount retailer that specializes in selling the most common purchase items in the most common sizes.

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Pilot Flying J Fights Human Trafficking

“Our associates, professional drivers and the motoring public can take a stand by keeping our eyes and ears open for trafficking red flags,” says Pilot Flying J CEO. In an effort to help raise awareness about human trafficking along America’s roadways, Pilot Flying J has partnered with Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) to expand education for

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7-Eleven, Greyhound Partner To Launch PayNearMe

PayNearMe allows customers to book bus trips online or with cash, a change that is especially advantageous to the un-banked and underbanked. 7-Eleven Inc. and  Greyhound, the largest North American provider of intercity bus transportation, have partnered to allow customers nationwide to purchase bus tickets online or over the phone with cash, giving them access

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Heineken Appoints Senior Director of Regional Marketing

Johnson brings more than 20 years of marketing and business development experience to Heineken USA’s Regional Marketing team. Heineken USA has appointed Darrell Johnson as senior director, regional marketing. In his new role, Johnson will report to Kheri Tillman, vice president of trade marketing and sales strategy, and will be responsible for leading the regional

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Rutter’s Latest Charitable Donations Total $130,000

The York, Pa.-based retail chain’s year-to-date donations to local charities exceed $288,000. Rutter’s has announced a set of charitable donations totaling $130,000 to four central Pennsylvania community organizations.   Rutter’s plans to give $50,000 to the York County Public Library system to provide two years of free Internet access at computers in the libraries. The donation

Walter Kalil is presented with his prize. Pictured (from left) Skip Smith, Irving Oil Marketing; Walter Kalil, Jean DiSabito and Rick Field, Circle K store manager.

Irving Oil Awards Free Gas for a Year

Walter Kalil of Newburyport, Mass., wins free fuel thanks to the Irving Rewards gas savings program.    Walter Kalil of Newburyport, Mass., has won free gas for a year thanks to Irving Oil. Kalil is one of six New England residents who will receive $2,100 worth of Irving gas cards for participating in the Irving

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7-Eleven And FuelQuest Expand Relationship

“We consider FuelQuest a strategic partner and critical to the continued growth of our business,” says 7-Eleven spokesperson. 7-Eleven Inc. and FuelQuest Inc., an on-demand software and services company for the global downstream energy industry, have announced a new five-year agreement. Under this agreement, 7-Eleven will continue to use FuelQuest Fuel Management System (FMS) to

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Irving Oil’s Fuel the Care Marks 10th Anniversary

Program helps cover the fuel costs for families who are required to travel for their children’s medical care. This year, Irving Oil’s Fuel the Care program marked its 10th anniversary. Over the past decade, Fuel the Care has provided fuel gift cards to over 35,000 families with children who require medical care throughout Atlantic Canada

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Shell Announces Smarter Driving Sweepstakes Winner

The Shell Smarter Driving program helps motorists make the most of their fuel purchases with tips and contests that promote efficiency. From making small changes to their daily driving routine to ensuring proper vehicle maintenance before setting out on that next road trip, motorists from around the county jumped at the opportunity to share how

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BP Launches Commute Better Campaign

BP launches a “Commute Better” program to aid local Columbus, Ohio drivers in improving their driving routines. The daily commute of Columbus, Ohio drivers is not generally as stressful as that of other U.S. cities, according to research from Kiplinger, but a recent survey commissioned by BP Products North America Inc. suggests there is room

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Walgreens is Adding Charging Stations To 800 Stores

Walgreen Co. continues to grow its electric-vehicle charging station program, which helps to boost U.S. energy initiatives. Walgreen Co. is expanding its electric-vehicle charging station program at some 800 of its 7,733 stores by the end of 2011, MarketWatch reported. The drugstore chain operator began its charging station program late last year, as electricity producer

Georgia Customers To Save at the Pump

The Kroger Co., and Shell are expanding their joint rewards program to give metro Atlanta and Northern Georgia area customers the chance to earn fuel savings at the pump. The exclusive alliance provides Kroger shoppers the opportunity to save on fuels by using their Kroger Plus Card. Beginning Oct.25, every time Kroger customers in the

Walgreens Announces Share Repurchase Program

The board of directors of Walgreen Co. has authorized a new $1 billion share repurchase program, which will expire at the end of 2012. The board also declared a regular quarterly dividend of 17.5 cents per share, a 27.3% increase over the year-ago dividend. The dividend is payable Dec. 11, 2010, to shareholders of record

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