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2013-12-10 08:23:42

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite relatively low gas prices, consumers still aren't feeling great about the economy. For the fourth straight month at least three in five consumers (61%) say that they are pessimistic about economic prospects, according the latest monthly NACS Consumer Fuels Survey that examines how gas prices affect consumer sentiment. Women feel significantly worse about the economy than men, with 66% saying that they were...

2013-12-03 23:22:31

Insightful market research study “Dairy Alternative (Beverage) Market by Type (Soy, Almond, Rice), Formulation (Plain, Flavored, Sweetened, Unsweetened), Channel (Supermarket, Health Store, Pharmacy, Convenience Store) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018” worked out by MarketsandMarkets (M&M) has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the report, over the next five years, the dairy alternative beverage market is expected to register 15%...

2013-11-27 08:25:57

JUNAN COUNTY, China, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Lorain Corporation (NYSE MKT: ALN) ("American Lorain" or the "Company"), an international processed snack foods, convenience foods, and frozen foods company based in the Shandong Province, China, today announced that its products will commence test sale in Family-Mart Japan in December, 2013. Family-Mart is the 3(rd) largest convenience store chain in Japan and owns over 9,000 terminal stores in domestic Japan. American...

2013-11-26 08:22:57

-- Results for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 include those of Statoil Fuel & Retail for the period from July 22, 2013 to October 13, 2013 (84 days) while results for the second quarter of fiscal 2013 included Statoil Fuel & Retail's for a period of 92 days. -- Net earnings of $229.8 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2014, up 26.8%. Excluding the non-recurring items, net earnings...

2013-11-25 16:20:23

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With as many as 200 million drivers expected to fill up over the long Thanksgiving Day weekend, a significant anniversary affecting them will quietly go unnoticed on Sunday: the 100(th) anniversary of the modern gas station. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131125/DC23391) While fueling stations existed before 1913 -- after all, Karl Benz is credited with inventing the first gasoline-powered automobile in 1885 -- fueling...

2013-11-15 16:20:34

LAVAL, QC, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (TSX: ATD.A ATD.B) announces today that it has signed, through its wholly-owned indirect subsidiary, Circle K Stores Inc., an agreement with Albuquerque Convenience and Retail LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Phillips 66 Company, to acquire 23 stores in the state of New Mexico. The transaction is anticipated to close in December 2013. Also, Couche-Tard has signed an agreement, through Circle K Stores Inc., with...

2013-11-14 08:22:58

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers want to see more alternative-fueled vehicles emerge over the next decade, and are willing to consider purchasing one of these vehicles, according to the results of a new consumer survey conducted by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). Three in five (62%) consumers want to see more hybrid-electric vehicles over the next decade, two in five (43%) want to see more battery electric vehicles and one in...

2013-11-13 12:31:23

RaceTrac to offer prepaid cards for leading brands at more than 365 convenience locations in the southern U.S. PLEASANTON, Calif., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackhawk Network, Inc., a leading prepaid payment network, today announced an agreement with RaceTrac to offer gift cards in more than 365 RaceTrac convenience stores across the southern United States beginning in fall 2013. Blackhawk Network's prepaid products reach more than 160 million consumers each week, offering a...

2013-11-12 08:24:49

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following three straight months of rising pessimism, consumers today report feeling better about the economy, according the latest monthly NACS Consumer Fuels Survey that examines how gas prices affect consumer sentiment. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131112/DC14594-INFO) Overall, consumers feel more optimistic than they have since August, and that bodes well for retailers of all types seeking strong holiday...

2013-10-31 23:23:23

Compass Marketing, Inc is pleased to announce that its complete suite of in-store retail solutions, the Powershelf™ system, received the award for Top 10 Cool New Products at the National Association of Convenience Stores tradeshow. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Compass Marketing, Inc is pleased to announce that its complete suite of in-store retail solutions, the Powershelf™ system, received the award for Top 10 Cool New Products at the National Association of Convenience...