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Kroger Debuts Turkey Hill Market Store

The new location boosts a 75% larger footprint, plus grab-and-go favorites and more grocery items. Kroger’s Turkey Hill Minit Markets division has opened its first Turkey Hill Market, a larger version of its c-store concept, at 1621 Cobblestone Way in Marysville, Ohio. The new store is meant to represent a contemporary version of a corner

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Gas Stations Experience Sharp Decline In Sales

Retail sales are declining across the board, and gas stations receive the biggest blow. Retail sales declined by 0.5% in June, following declines in May and April as more consumers cut spending on goods and services, the U.S. Department of Commerce reported. The biggest decline in sales occurred at gas stations, which is a good

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Lawson’s Enters U.S. Market

Japan’s second largest c-store chain hits the U.S. market this summer. Lawson, Japan’s second largest convenience store chain, comes to the U.S. this Saturday as the company opens its first two stores in Waikiki, Hawaii. According to Pacific Business News, the two stores will be by the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel and the Moana Surfrider on

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Stop & Shop Opens Second Pembroke, Mass. Store

Stop & Shop invites people to celebrate its grand opening at its newest Pembroke store with rewards on in-store products. The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC opened its doors today at 24 Mattakeesett St. in Pembroke, Mass. Stop & Shop expanded its value and convenience further in the Pembroke, Mass.-area as this is its

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QuikTrip Expands In Kansas City

New Generation 3 stores focus on an upscale experience, fresh food. QuikTrip  is set to debut an additional four next-generation store locations in the Kansas City, Mo. market by the end of 2012, the Kansas City Business Journal reported. That’s up from the estimated three next-generation stores the c-store chain predicted opening in the area

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TA Opens Eight UltraMobile Verizon Retail Outlets

Plans include expansion to 100 locations through 2012. TravelCenters of America LLC (TA) has become an authorized Verizon wireless retailer and opened retail outlets under the UltraMobile name at eight of its TA and Petro Stopping Centers branded locations in Ohio and Pennsylvania. The UltraMobile outlets provide a full service offering in a convenient location

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Nice N Easy Debuts New Prototype

A bigger grocery section and conveyor belts at the checkout are just some of the features the new location provides. Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes debuted its newest and largest prototype location in Brewerton, N.Y., this week, Syracuse.com reported. The new 6,700-square-foot store at 5565 Bartell Road comes as local residents, who were without a

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Winn-Dixie Expands fuelperks! Rewards Program

“By enrolling in this free program, and taking advantage of our many Bonus fuelperks! Rewards items inside the stores, our guests will be thrilled by how much they will save at the pump,” says Winn-Dixie spokesperson.   Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. is expanding the fuelperks! Rewards Program throughout central Florida. This expansion will include 62 Winn-Dixie

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Stinker Stores Acquires 14 Albertsons Fuel Centers

As Supervalu divests 107 locations, Stinker Stores sees an opportunity to grow its store count. Stinker Stores Inc. has purchased 14 Albertsons fuel centers from Supervalu, which owns the Albertsons supermarkets in Idaho, and is set to officially convert them to Stinker Stores in October. Albertsons cards still will be accepted at the soon-to-be Stinker

Why Product Assortment Delivers

More than 50% of U.S. consumers told The Nielsen Company they are likely to shop elsewhere if they notice a reduced selection of consumer packaged goods (CPG), while nearly half of retailers indicate continued plans to decrease assortment. So far, most consumers haven’t observed assortment changes with only 7% reporting a noticeable reduction in product

Retail Theft Laws Get Stronger In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell signed the Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association (PFMA) and Pennsylvania Convenience Store Council (PCSC) supported “Organized Retail Crime” (ORC) legislation into law today. Representative Thomas R. Caltagirone (D-Berks) was the primary sponsor of the bill and Representative Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin) was the first co-sponsor. House Bill 1720 strengthens Pennsylvania’s retail theft laws.

Quick Chek Mourns Loss of Colleague, Friend

Quick Chek, which operates more than 120 fresh food store locations throughout New Jersey and southern New York, mourns the passing of long time friend and corporate family member Anthony Napodano.  Napodano, who served as the company’s vice president legal and general counsel until his retirement in 2007, was 72. Napodano began his legal career

A.E. Robinson Oil Deploys ADD eStore

ADD Systems announced that A.E. Robinson Oil Company in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine is the first to fully deploy ADD eStore at all of its retail locations throughout Maine.  ADD eStore is a home office / store manager software solution for the convenience store industry.  Its intuitive data centric solution offers marketers unprecedented visibility into their operations

Renewed Optimism for Smokeless tobacco and tobacco chewing products

The simple truth is that no one is certain what the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will come up with next now that it has been given de facto control of the tobacco industry. But between bureaucratic control freaks, national, state and local taxes, and even the whispered fear of retailer liability concerns ahead, many

Cultivating Loyal Customers

Savvy c-store operators are using customer loyalty/scan-data-analysis programs to improve merchandise planning, forecasting and point-of-sale (POS) data management, and to provide a technology platform for long-term growth. When done well, the inevitable result is to empower store personnel to react quickly, make more informed decisions and improve cost effectiveness, so they can simplify customers’ lives.

Get a Grip

The Can Grip is a newly developed novelty drinking accessory that easily clips onto 12-ounce cans giving them a stein style handle. The Can Grip ensures the can stays cold and the hand stays warm and also eliminates the need for a coaster.  It can be used on sodas or beers making it a versatile

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