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2014-08-20 12:23:13

TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The lack of competition in Ontario's system for alcoholic beverage retailing causes higher prices for consumers and foregone government revenue, according to a report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Uncorking a Strange Brew: The Need for More Competition in Ontario's Alcoholic Beverage Retailing System," authors Paul R. Masson and Anindya Sen call for a more competitive system in alcoholic beverage retailing in Ontario, which would result in increased...

2014-08-19 20:21:53

LAVAL, QC, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - A number of media outlets have reported that Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. ("Couche-Tard") (TSX: ATD.A ATD.B) is among a handful of companies rumoured to be pursuing the acquisition of a minority stake in China's Sinopec. Couche-Tard has no plan to invest in the Sinopec placement at this time. Furthermore, should Couche-Tard have material information to communicate, it would be timely circulated through a press release disclosing the news...

2014-08-06 08:27:50

ChatterAds is a removable, portable message delivery system that secures to plastic bags in retail, grocery, hardware, mass merchant, QSR and convenience stores CLEVELAND, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kennedy Group, a leader in providing market-tested and innovative solutions to help customers package, promote, identify and track their products, has partnered with Hilex Poly, an industry leading manufacturer of plastic bag and film products, to introduce ChatterAds(TM) - a removable,...

2014-07-29 16:22:13

LAVAL, QC, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (hereinafter referred to as "Couche-Tard") (TSX: ATD.A ATD.B) announces today that it has signed, through its wholly-owned indirect subsidiary, Mac's Convenience Stores LLC, an agreement to acquire 55 stores and related assets from Tri Star Marketing, Inc. and affiliates (hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Parties") of which 51 stores located in the state of Illinois and four stores located in the state...

2014-07-15 20:20:26

Earnings Conference Call Set for August 8 at 11 a.m. ET CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susser Holdings Corporation (NYSE: SUSS) and Susser Petroleum Partners LP (NYSE: SUSP) today provided partial operating results for the second quarter and first half of 2014. Susser Holdings expects to report: -- Merchandise -- Same-store merchandise sales growth of approximately 4.0 percent for the second quarter, which included the Easter holiday, versus growth...

2014-06-02 12:23:15

Annual Meeting Addresses State of the Energy Industry HOUSTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 400 CITGO Marketers and Retailers from nine states will convene at the Foxwoods Resort Casino on June 3, 2014 for the annual CITGO Northeast Region Retailer Meeting. Attendees will gain valuable insights from marketing, branding and consumer behavior experts while sharing best practices for improving retailer business, discovering new convenience store products and learning more...

2014-06-02 08:29:44

Funds Will Benefit 13 Children's Hospitals in Three States CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stripes® and Laredo Taco Company® are proud of their customers and employees for surpassing their goal of raising $1 million for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals during their 10(th) annual Miracle Balloon icon campaign from March 31 to April 27. Stripes Stores raised a total of $1,177,804.27 in more than 580 store locations, which will flow directly to 13 member...

2014-05-13 08:23:07

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rising gas prices during the annual spring transition to summer-blend fuels has finally driven down consumer optimism about the economy, which fell to its lowest level this year. Overall, 41% of consumers say that they are optimistic about the economy, a drop from 44% the month prior, according the latest monthly NACS Consumer Fuels Survey that examines how gas prices affect consumer sentiment. Lingering poor weather across...

2014-05-12 04:20:20

Nationwide vehicle wraps manufacturer JMR Graphics comments on an article discussing how PepsiCo is placing giant Lipton Iced Tea bottles as advertisements on StreetTalk kiosks. CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- JMR Graphics, a nationwide vehicle wraps manufacturer, responds to an article discussing PepsiCo's initiative targeting young people by advertising in areas close to convenience stores. According to an April 17th article from The Drum titled, "PepsiCo...

2014-05-01 08:30:45

Stores in Florida, Georgia and Texas will offer FREE drink refills all summer ATLANTA, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cool off this summer at RaceTrac during Sodapalooza FreeFill 2014! This celebration has officially kicked off in all Georgia, Florida and Texas RaceTrac stores and is sure to add a little 'pop' to everyone's day. Starting May 4 until July 31, guests are invited to purchase a limited time only Sodapalooza FreeFill mug for $7.99, and then enjoy its 'unlimited CUPacity'...