Publication: Convenience Store/Petroleum

First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Capturing the Health-Conscious Consumer

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- In the not-so-distant past, eating out and eating healthy were two very separate events, vegetarian restaurants and those boring “diet” plates—hamburger patty, sliced tomatoes and scoop of cottage cheese, anyone?—aside. These ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - 5 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

7-Eleven Dispensing New Iced Coffee

DALLAS -- 7-Eleven Inc. has introduced its own version of iced coffee with a new marketing campaign that references cup sizes, cheap dates and love at first sight. Available in French Vanilla and Mocha flavors, the new iced beverage met with success in ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Brent Eases Labor Day Gas Prices

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. average retail price for regular gasoline was $3.45 per gallon on Aug. 25, the lowest price on the Monday before Labor Day since 2010, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The average price at the pump ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Valley Mart Helping United Way

SOUTH ATHENS, Tenn. -- Sweetwater Valley Oil Co. and Valley Mart Convenience Stores have teamed up with the United Way of McMinn and Meigs Counties to offer a gasoline price deal. On November 14 and November 15, for every gallon of gasoline purchased, ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 31 2014]
Entities: Gasoline, Athens, Donations
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Mystery Shop: Rutter's Farm Stores

Subsections where retailer earned a score of 100%:All flavors on the fountain machine operational All lights in the store working Coffee area fully stocked Garbage cans in front of the store well-maintained Procedure for taking the temperature in the ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 30 2014]
Entities: Dairy, Coffee, Retailer
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

New Logo, Brand Refresh for Hershey (Slideshow)

HERSHEY, Pa. -- The Hershey Co. is unveiling a refreshed corporate brand that it said builds on the company's legacy and creates a new, modern look and feel that positions it for the next 100 years. A key element of the broad corporate brand makeover ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

MAPCO, PayPal Launch Wallet-Free Way to Pay for Gas

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. -- Convenience store retailer MAPCO has launched the MY MAPCO app on iOS and Android, bringing customers a convenient and secure way to pay at the pump using their mobile devices. PayPal is the exclusive payment option in the MY MAPCO ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Side Order

CHICAGO -- During tight times, consumers are less willing to order appetizers, soups and salads. "To justify spending on items from the left side of the menu, they want more valuedishes with unique flavors they can't make at home, or are large enough ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Chester's 12

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Chesters International LLC partnered with local convenience store and gas station retailers in Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and Washington to open 12 new restaurants.Fans of Chester's ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Susser Emerges from Merger as Private ETP Subsidiary

DALLAS & CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Energy Transfer Partners LP and Susser Holdings Corp. have announced the successful completion of the merger of an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of ETP with and into Susser, with Susser emerging from the merger as ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Mystery Shop: Kwik Trip

Subsections where Kwik Trip earned a score of 100%:All on-duty employees well-groomed Coffee area fully stocked Exterior signage in good condition Fountain-drink area fully stocked with supplies Location had food combo deals Procedure for taking the temperature ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Kwik Trip Inc, Dairy, Coffee
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Veeder-Root Gains SaaS, Logistics Expertise With FuelQuest Deal

SIMSBURY, Conn. -- The Veeder-Root Co. has acquired FuelQuest Inc., a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) provider for retail and commercial fueling logistics applications.As reported in a 21st Century Smoke/ CSP Daily News Flash, FuelQuest will combine ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 26 2014]

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...tests are any indication, this is one of the best beverages we've ever introduced," said Jay Wilkins, 7-Eleven brand manager for cold beverages. "As the beverage machines rolled out across the country and the stores introduced iced coffee, it has become an instant hit."
..."It's as easy as just putting gas in your car," Linkous told the paper. "With the low price of gas, we hope we have a great turnout."
"Consumers are trying to cut their dining budgets, in many cases by eliminating starters," Tristano said. "To drive cravings and create interest in appetizers, salads and soups, operators must innovate with exciting [image-nocss] dressings and dips, unusual ingredients, and preparation techniques that can't easily be duplicated at home. These encourage consumers to feel the experience is worth the extra cost."
...we are much more than the Great American Chocolate Bar," said Mike Wege, senior vice president and chief growth and marketing officer at Hershey. "We have an amazing portfolio of iconic brands in confectionery and snacking, a great workplace filled with remarkable people and a longstanding commitment to giving back to our communities. Our updated company brand and refreshed visual identity is an expression of our progression to a modern, innovative company that positively impacts our local communities as we continue to grow globally."

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Capturing the Health-Conscious Consumer [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - 5 hours ago]
7-Eleven Dispensing New Iced Coffee [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - 8 hours ago]
Valley Mart Helping United Way [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 31 2014]
Mystery Shop: Rutter's Farm Stores [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 30 2014]
Brent Eases Labor Day Gas Prices [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 30 2014]
Side Order [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 30 2014]
MAPCO, PayPal Launch Wallet-Free Way to Pay for... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 30 2014]
Chester's 12 [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 29 2014]
Susser Emerges from Merger as Private ETP Subsi... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 29 2014]
New Logo, Brand Refresh for Hershey (Slideshow) [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 29 2014]
Will Reynolds-Lorillard Have to Part With More ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 29 2014]
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Mystery Shop: Kwik Trip [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 28 2014]
$13 Million to Settle Red Bull Marketing Lawsuit [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 28 2014]
Expert Insight: An Autumn of Gas Prices Below $3? [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 28 2014]
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Mystery Shop: Thorntons [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 27 2014]
Vape Update: Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 27 2014]
Federal Report: Retailers Continue to Prevent U... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 27 2014]
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Susser Shareholders Make ETP Merger Election [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 27 2014]
DTT Continues Subway Relationship [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - Aug 27 2014]
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