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Retail and food businessman W. Galen Weston passes away
Announcement comes after a 'long illness' for the 80-year-old
Michael Nederhoff leaves Juul Labs Canada
Eric Omwega steps into the role of president.
Petro-Canada introduces IOS app
iPhone owners can start their fuelling session, pay with Apple Pay (or another credit card), save up to five credit cards in their digital wallet and email their receipts.
Electric vehicle sales surge, putting B.C. on track for emission reductions
Province has the highest reported uptake rate of electric vehicles in North America.
New funding for B.C. businesses affected by COVID-19 rules
Businesses with foodservice could be eligible for up to $10,000 in a one-time payment to cover expenses like perishables, rent or employee wages.
Canada launches hydrogen steering committee
Canada is one of the top 10 producers of hydrogen globally and a leading producer of fuel cells that use hydrogen.
Saskatchewan budget: Drivers and power customers win; vapers lose
The province is introducing a 20% tax on the retail price of all vaping liquids, devices and products starting Sept. 1.
'The right thing to do:' Sobeys reinstates lockdown bonus for front-line workers
During the first wave of the pandemic last spring, many front-line retail workers received so-called hero pay.
MTY Food Group profit slips amid drop in fast food sales at malls and office towers
MTY also operates foodservice at convenience and gas stations.
Dollarama's founding Rossy family selling 2.2 million shares in retailer
The sale will be used to fund its commitments to charitable organizations, while the sales by GRI Investments and Neil Rossy were made for financial diversification purposes.
Inside 7-Eleven's new Evolution Store in Texas
Retailer raises the bar with tacos, mobile checkout, bean to cup coffee, cigar bar and frozen Margaritas on tap. We had to ask: When is it coming to Canada?
Couche-Tard to expand it's "Fresh, Food, Fast" concept
The second wave of implementation will expand the program to 3,000 more stores throughout North America during fiscal 2022.
Ontario retailers adjust to new rules, non essential goods off limits to shoppers
The latest emergency measures enacted by the province reinforce the message that people should only be shopping for essential items.
Frictionless convenience: C-stores + vending machines offer a winning combination
Rather than ‘if’, the question for c-store operators in the future will be ‘what’ and ‘when’ to add. Be prepared to move quickly to adopt vending technology when the market is established.
New owners rebrand Nestlé Waters North America
The former business unit of Swiss food and beverage giant, now operates as BlueTriton Brands.
Couche-Tard accepting offers on 37 sites across six provinces in Canada
“These stores are being offered in packages, grouped primarily by geography, and provide many excellent opportunities for regional and local players to acquire attractive properties."
OLG Plinko promo a success
C-stores accounted for 84% of all Plinko sales for a total of $58 million in sales.
Star Women in Convenience generates record number of nominations
Winners will be announced in the July/August issue of the magazine and online.
Couche-Tard signs deal to sell 49 stores, puts 306 more up for sale
Sale includes 37 sites across six provinces in Canada. CEO: "Through this process, we have identified sites that no longer fit our strategic objectives, either from a brand perspective or from a regional scale perspective.''
Mobile fuelling start-ups aim to sidestep gas stations
Fuel trucks pull up to driveways, street-side and parking lots to fill tanks to keep motorists motoring.
Gibson Energy and Suncor sign long-term service agreement
As part of the agreement, all existing assets at the Edmonton Terminal currently contracted with Suncor will be combined into a single Master Services Agreement.
Three quarters of oil and gas sector could be displaced in move to cut emissions
Efforts and resources to cut emissions should be matched by efforts and resources to help workers displaced in the process.
Dollarama expands plans to grow stores across Canada as profits slip amid pandemic
The Montreal-based retailer raised the number of stores it plans to have in Canada to 2,000 within the next decade, a nearly 50% jump compared with its total of 1,356 stores at the end of January.
Parkland announces financial programs
“Our balance sheet flexibility provides the foundation to execute on our growth strategy.”
Ontario issues stay at home order, Alberta cracks down on COVID-19 rule breakers
C-stores can continue to operate at 50% capacity.
CICC welcomes two new members to its board of directors
Shell Canada and Cenovus Energy take a seat at the table.