Publication: CSnews.com

First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Dollar General Isn’t Giving Up on Family Dollar Bid

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. is taking its $9.1-billion bid for Family Dollar Stores directly to the company's shareholders. The hostile takeover attempt comes in the wake of Family Dollar twice rejecting Dollar General's attempt to buy ... [Published CSnews.com - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Heineken Turns Down Proposed Sale to SABMiller

AMSTERDAM — Heineken N.V. rejected an acquisition bid from SABMiller plc.In a statement issued Sunday, The Netherlands-based beer company acknowledged it had been approached by SABMiller regarding a potential acquisition. However, after consulting with ... [Published CSnews.com - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Grocery Shopping Is Becoming a Man's World

CHICAGO — The differences between men and women extend to the way they shop for groceries, according to  The New Grocery Shopper report by The NPD Group. Data shows that a man is the primary grocery shopper in about four in 10 U.S. households, or more ... [Published CSnews.com - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Minnoco Brand to Expand in Twin Cities

LITTLE CANADA, Minn. — Minnoco is rolling out an expansion program that will bring more of its locally owned fuel retail outlets to the Twin Cities area. Eighteen locations are scheduled to convert to the brand, following the introduction of four Minnoco ... [Published CSnews.com - Sep 23 2014]
Entities: Retailer, Diesel, Gasoline
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

VP Retailers Report More Gallons, Bigger Margins

SAN ANTONIO — VP Racing Fuels' move into retail branding is paying off for its partners, with many VP gas station owners reportedly selling more gallons and earning bigger margins, according to a company release."I had no idea there were so many customers ... [Published CSnews.com - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Love's Surpasses 200 Tire Care Locations

OKLAHOMA CITY — Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores recently passed the 200-location mark for its Love's Truck Tire Care services. This network has served 1.33 million drivers since launching in 2008 and will continue to expand, the retailer said."We're ... [Published CSnews.com - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

AAFES Rated Top Company for Hispanic Women

DALLAS —  LATINA Style  magazine named the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) as one of the 50 best companies for Hispanic women to work for, further reinforcing the Exchange’s commitment to workplace diversity.The Exchange was chosen for this ... [Published CSnews.com - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

DENSO Barcode Scanner

The new QK30 scanner from DENSO ADC  is specifically designed to read 1-D and 2-D barcodes displayed on the LCD screens of cell phones and other mobile devices, as well as codes printed on paper. The QK30 uses DENSO's Interweaving Media Scanning Technology ... [Published CSnews.com - Sep 22 2014]
Entities: Denso Corp, Cellphone
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

NOCO Express Gets New General Manager

Jim DeFilippisTONAWANDA, N.Y. – NOCO Energy Corp. promoted Jim DeFilippis to general manager of its NOCO Express division. He most recently served as director of merchandising and marketing for the family-owned convenience store chain that serves western ... [Published CSnews.com - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Penny Coffee Returns to Kangaroo Express

CARY, N.C. — Kangaroo Express will offer customers a 12-ounce cup of its Bean Street Coffee for just one cent on Sept. 29, National Coffee Day. The nearly free coffee will be available from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. at one cup per customer while supplies las ... [Published CSnews.com - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Pilot Flying J, TA Celebrate Truck Driver Appreciation Week

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. and WESTLAKE, Ohio — Pilot Flying J and TravelCenters of America LLC are honoring professional drivers all this week to celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 14-20.TravelCenters, operator of the TA and Petro Stopping ... [Published CSnews.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

7-Eleven Seeks Cleveland-Akron Area Franchisees

CLEVELAND — 7-Eleven Inc. continues to transition from company-owned stores to franchises and as part of that move, the retailer is turning its focus to the Cleveland-Akron area of Ohio.The Dallas-based company is currently seeking franchisees for 37 ... [Published CSnews.com - Sep 19 2014]

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...Heineken and Heineken Holding N V of its intention to preserve the heritage and identity of Heineken as an independent company," the brewer said. "The Heineken family and Heineken N V 's management are confident that the company will continue to deliver growth and shareholder value."
"The VP products created more profit centers and consequently a higher ROI [return on investment] for the store. Many new customers inquire about local races and pick up a VP shirt or hat and some snacks before they go to the track" he noted
...regular," said Rick Bohnen, president of Minnoco and owner of Penn Minnoco. "This is a better business model for me because it significantly reduces my operational costs vs. branded fuels, and I'm able to pass the savings on to consumers."
"Just as there are slow shifts in consumption behaviors over time, so are there slow shifts in who does the grocery shopping," Seifer said. "While men make up more than their fair share of people who say grocery shopping is a chore, the fact remains they're doing it more often, which means that different dynamics are coming into play."

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Heineken Turns Down Proposed Sale to SABMiller [Published CSnews.com - Sep 23 2014]
VP Retailers Report More Gallons, Bigger Margins [Published CSnews.com - Sep 23 2014]
Minnoco Brand to Expand in Twin Cities [Published CSnews.com - Sep 23 2014]
Grocery Shopping Is Becoming a Man's World [Published CSnews.com - Sep 22 2014]
Dollar General Isn’t Giving Up on Family Dollar... [Published CSnews.com - Sep 22 2014]
Love's Surpasses 200 Tire Care Locations [Published CSnews.com - Sep 22 2014]
AAFES Rated Top Company for Hispanic Women [Published CSnews.com - Sep 22 2014]
DENSO Barcode Scanner [Published CSnews.com - Sep 22 2014]
NOCO Express Gets New General Manager [Published CSnews.com - Sep 22 2014]
Penny Coffee Returns to Kangaroo Express [Published CSnews.com - Sep 20 2014]
Pilot Flying J, TA Celebrate Truck Driver Appre... [Published CSnews.com - Sep 19 2014]
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