Parkland Fuel Corp. Supports 6th Annual ‘C-Store Day’

C-Store Day is celebrated nationwide across Canada. Canada-based Parkland Fuel Corp.’s On the Run/Marché Express convenience stores is the title sponsor of the sixth annual C-Store Day, which for the first time was held nationwide on Aug. 30. “On the Run, an iconic Canadian convenience store brand is honored to be sponsoring the first national

C-Stores Still Fit

Despite the ending of CST Brands and the unknown of Amazon, Kwik Trip and other retailers are pieces of an evolving industry. By David Bennett, Senior Editor When CST Brands Inc. had closed the deal on Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes at the end of 2014, it allowed the San Antonio-based retailer a substantial foothold

A Fond Farewell

After more than 30 years in the convenience-store industry and a couple of more years writing about c-stores, a new opportunity awaits. By Fran Duskiewicz When I was deep in the middle of everything that was going on in the industry, I had little patience for those who I believed were coasting on past experiences

Cumberland Farms Sells $2 Billion In Gas With SmartPay Check-Link

SmartPay has saved customers more than $75 million on gas. Cumberland Farms is celebrating the success of its SmartPay Check-Link program. The c-store chain has sold $2 billion in gas through its SmartPay program since its launch in January 2013. Over the last 12 months, transaction volume has increased by nearly 50% and continues to

Report: C-Stores Opening More Sites in 2017

Rumors that brick-and-mortar retail is dying are greatly exaggerated. U.S. retailers—including convenience stores—are opening 4,080 more stores in 2017 than they are closing and plan to open over 5,500 more in 2018, according to a new research report, “Debunking the Retail Apocalypse,” from the IHL Group. The report comprises data from more than 1,800 retail

Pilot Flying J Launches Sweepstakes to ‘Fuel Fans’

As the official travel center of the SEC, Pilot Flying J introduces season-long sweepstakes to fuel fans’ gameday experiences. Pilot Flying J customers have chances to win free fuel for a year weekly as part of the travel center chain’s season-long sweepstakes. Fans are encouraged to text “FuelingFans” to 30311 to enter for the chance

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