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  1. BP Gets Between Cubs, SoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | CSP

    The Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox have jointly announced an official structure to the interleague series known to fans as the Crosstown Classic. Starting in 2010, the series will be called the BP Crosstown Cup, and its new format will raise the stakes of the series and solidify its standing as an annual, citywide observance.


  2. Promotions Leverage Cubs-Sox 'Crosstown Classic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | CSP

    BP Products North America Inc., official fuel sponsor of the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox, has launched a digital platform,, that asks both Cubs and White Sox fans to share one "little thing" that makes Chicago baseball special to them as part of the "Little Things That Fuel Chicago Baseball" promotion. Through August, a select number of eligible fan entries will be displayed in dynamic advertisements around the city on the Red Line, at bus shelters and through unique outdoor projections at U.S. Cellular Field and near Wrigley Field.[image-nocss] BP is also supporting the campaign through a multimedia advertising effort including radio, print and digital buys.


  3. The Freshness ParadoxRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | CSP

    Freshness. A very simple concept that's very difficult to execute, especially for convenience store retailers.


  4. Walmart Express DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | CSP

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. yesterday officially announced new Chicago stores in several formats, including the company's convenience store-like Walmart Express small-footprint locations, Walmart Market medium-footprint stores and its more traditional Supercenter concept. Walmart's investment in Chicago now includes the following projects: Supercenter in West Chatham .


  5. Fast-Food Workers Walk Out Over WagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2013 | CSP

    Fast-food workers in hundreds of U.S. cities staged a day of strikes and rallies on Thursday to demand higher wages, saying the pay was too low to feed a family and forced most to accept public assistance. According to a Reuters report, about 100 workers in Chicago marched along Michigan Ave. with a large costumed Grinch, chanting: "We can't survive on $7.25."


  6. Online Lottery Sales Could Lead to LayoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2012 | CSP

    Owners of 7-Eleven stores in Illinois are warning of massive layoffs unless the Illinois Lottery protects them from competition from the online sales that are expected to start this year. The franchise owners said that online lottery sales could force them to lay off 7,000 employees statewide, according to a WBBM Newsradio report.


  7. Nine Sites Go on BlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | CSP

    NRC Realty & Capital Advisors LLC has announced that it has been retained in the sale of nine operating and former convenience stores and commercial land sites currently in foreclosure. The sites are located in Riverside, Rohnert Park and Sebastopol, Calif.; Harrington and New Castle, Del.; and Belleville, Gap, Waynesburg and York, Pa.


  8. Kirk Gets 'Candy Desk'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | CSP

    U.S. Senator Mark Kirk said that his new seat assignment in the Senate chamber is the historic "Candy Desk." "Holding the Senate Candy Desk provides me an opportunity to promote employment among Illinois candy makers," said Kirk.


  9. Hungry for Hot FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | CSP

    VILLA PARK, Ill. -- Many 7-Eleven franchisees in the Chicago area got their first look at the Dallas-based company's new hot-foods offer this week, just as it begins to roll out in the market. 3 comments

  10. Fueling FoodserviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | CSP

    ST. CHARLES, Ill. -- What's driving 7-Eleven's growing interest in fresh foods? Some very basic statistics, most notably the fact the average customer buying fresh food spends almost $8 per sale, while the average merchandise sale totals only $5.


  11. 7-Eleven Inc. Takes Over Several Chicago StoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2013 | CSP

    One local operator said he was forced to relinquish ownership of four 7-Eleven stores in Wicker Park, Lincoln Park, Boystown and Lincoln Square. Another franchisee said the Dallas-based company took over his stores in Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Jefferson Park and Portage Park.


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