New Irving Oil Station Opens in Somersworth

Somersworth, N.H., residents may have noticed a change to one of their local businesses recently. The familiar filling station at 55 Route 108 has a new look and a new brand of gasoline: Irving. “I am excited to expand the Irving Oil brand in New Hampshire and looking forward to serving the members of our

Thorntons Opens New Illinois Location

Thorntons opened of its newest store location at 205 South Route 12, Volo, Ill., on Nov. 17.  With the addition of this location, Thorntons operates 164 stores throughout Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Tennessee and Ohio. “We are thrilled about the grand opening of our newest store,” said Matt Thornton, CEO of Thorntons.  “Our goal is to

Kum & Go Store Planned For Berryville

A Kum & Go has been given the green light to proceed with the construction of a new gas and convenience store at the site of an old Kraft Food plant property in Berryville, Ark., the Carroll County News reported. Rob Wadle, Kum & Go’s real estate development representative recently appeared before the Berryville Planning

Fresh & Easy Takes on Northern California

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market is planning to open eight stores in Northern California-including in the San Francisco Bay Area and Modesto, in early 2011. These stores, will the company’s first stores north of Fresno and will create about 160 jobs in the region, bringing access to fresh, wholesome food at affordable prices to new

TA Prepares Drivers For CSA 2010

This week, TravelCenters of America LLC (TA) announced the industry’s only comprehensive set of initiatives to help drivers adapt to the new, important safety and inspection standards, commonly referred to as “CSA 2010″, at all TA Truck Service and Petro:Lube locations. A comprehensive set of industry leading manuals about CSA 2010, produced by J.J. Keller,

Quarles Petroleum Divests 20 Stores

Fredericksburg-based Quarles Petroleum’s food and convenience stores recently announced the sale of 13 stores to 7-Eleven. Six other locations, including the Opal truck stop on U.S. 29, were also recently sold to unidentified independent dealers, the Culpeper, Va., Star Exponent reported. “Quarles has decided to transition the operation of our Food Store 
locations to new

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