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Leaders encouraged after strides in foodservice, merchandising bring strong fourth quarter

With major inroads in green building design and a successful recycling program, c-store retailer Sheetz has raised its eco-friendly game.

With the largest beverage category--CSDs--in decline, convenience retailers are focused on who else they can sell beverages to. Beyond the opportunity to draw additional sales, the added benefit is the opportunity to improve market-basket totals and margins by reaching out to new demographics.
Chicago team to focus on craft and import beers
Kwik Trip has built its own “Field of Dreams.” We recently completed our second Kwik Star convenience store in Dubuque, which we celebrated with a grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony in late July. The store is our 415th store, and the 48th in Iowa.
Starts calendar on six-month deadline for filing claims
Says complaints failed to present facts supporting claim he was involved
Record-high percentage of c-store retailers upbeat about coming year, CSP's Outlook Survey shows
Sam L. Susser's Stripes Convenience Stores network has delivered on 25 consecutive years of same-store growth, built a history of paying down debt with profit and consistently produced above-average yields for its investors, a run capped off by a 40% return after last April’s $1.8 billion deal with Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) and its parent Energy Transfer Equity (ETE). In October, Susser was names CSP's Retail Leader of the Year.
Prices hit level not seen in years, and other states may soon follow