Gallup poll: Nearly half of small businesses expect Affordable Care Act to be bad for business
Weather, competition, growth plans factor into first-quarter finish
Waco first of several new markets slated for expansion opportunity created by IPO cash
Will help finance acquisitions, more for "one of most compelling growth stories in c-store industry"
More players chasing fewer assets
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Analyst weighs in on some of the industry's most familiar names
Retailers hunt for underserved markets amid apparent boom in new c-store construction
From zero gasoline margins to consumer value, study reveals common attributes
Sale/leaseback transactions worth $15.2 million
Fluctuating fuel prices drive strong year for Stripes convenience stores
These "unknowns" remain challenges to Stripes convenience store sales
Same-store merchandise sales up 5.8% in fourth quarter, 6.6% for year
Increase in new-build activity keeps Stripes focused on organic growth
Joins distinguished honorees including George W. Bush, Rick Perry, Kay Bailey Hutchison
Recommends monetizing midstream assets through MLP, REIT structures