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2010-08-25 15:30:00

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Mid-Atlantic Convenience Stores (MACS), an investment platform backed by Catterton Partners, the leading consumer-focused private equity firm in North America, announced today that it has acquired 58 convenience stores/fuel stations, located in Northern Virginia and Maryland, from the Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. MACS is a leading convenience store operator in the Mid-Atlantic region and one of...

2010-06-24 15:00:00

RICHMOND, Va. and GREENWICH, Conn., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Catterton Partners, the leading consumer-focused private equity firm in North America, announced today that Mid-Atlantic Convenience Stores (MACS) has acquired a majority interest in Uppy's Convenience Stores, Inc. (Uppy's) and 170 convenience stores/fuel stations from the Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM). The transaction creates a leading convenience store operator in the Mid-Atlantic region with more than 200 convenience...

2010-03-09 07:15:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a survey conducted by the Enterprise Desktop Alliance, 260 IT administrators from large organizations with both Macs and PCs responded that Macs are less expensive than PCs to manage. In some categories such as troubleshooting, user training and help desk calls, three times as many administrators said that Macs cost less to manage. 29% of the respondents cited lower total cost of ownership as one of the key reasons their...

2008-09-24 12:00:18

Apple Inc. tends to prove unstoppable even when other computer makers falter. In the most recent quarter, shipments of Macs surged 41%. That's nearly three times the 15% global growth rate for PCs in general. But in the current quarter, as markets slide, banks go belly-up, and consumer confidence plunges, even the Apple (AAPL) growth engine may hit speed bumps, say some analysts who are revisiting their estimates just a month before Apple is due to report quarterly earnings for the period...


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