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  1. Beacons, Big Data Spell Big IdeasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | CSP

    Insights on leveraging inventory data and the use of newer retail technology such as Bluetooth "beacon" messaging to customers stood out for retailers attending last week's Pinnacle Corp. users' conference in Dallas. About 160 attendees listened to speakers addressing everything from fuel tracking to pricebook management during the three-day conference at the Dallas Sheraton Hotel downtown.

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  2. Flash Foods Deploys Talent ToolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | CSP

    Flash Foods Inc. has announced a partnership with talent management solution provider PeopleMatter for the deployment of PeopleMatter HIRE and PeopleMatter ENGAGE. The online tools will automate and manage human resources processes for the company's 192 convenience store and restaurant locations across the Southeast.

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  3. CST Brands Gobbles Up Flash FoodsRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | CSP

    CST Brands executives may express thanks for finalizing its purchase of the Flash Foods convenience store network this Thanksgiving day. The company announced Nov. 25 that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Flash Foods store network of convenience stores in Georgia and Florida from the Jones Co.

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  4. a C-Store Road Trip: Finding EnigmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2012 | CSP

    My journey started in Atlanta, with the goal of visiting the fine folks at Flash Foods in Waycross, Ga., and to see what conveniences the greater Georgia countryside had to offer. Along the way, I encountered soaked peanuts, surprisingly clean restrooms and hot pizza from the Enigma market--dare I say, a riddle wrapped in a mystery.

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  5. Pinnacle: Raising Expectations With MobileRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2015 | CSP

    Characterizing mobile as an opportunity to extend a retailer's brand as well as managers' access to business intelligence, officials with The Pinnacle Corp. opened their 2015 users' conference on a note of raising expectations. Before about 200 attendees at the annual user forum, Bob Johnson, president of the Arlington, Texas-based company, talked about plans to extend access to reports and analytics via mobile devices.

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  6. Significant Progress for Mobile-Payment StandardsRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | CSP

    In the works for over a year and a half, documents attempting to standardize the mobile-payment process at convenience stores and gas stations are gaining greater visibility, now in the middle of a 60-day public-review phase, according to members of the technical body called Conexxus. Meeting in Annapolis for its annual technology conference, retailer and supplier members of Conexxus, Alexandria, Va., reviewed key elements of the document, which stipulates multiple processes and elements involved in conducting mobile payments both at the pump and inside the store.

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  7. Flash Foods For Sale?Read the original story

    Sep 22, 2015 | CSP

    WAYCROSS, Ga. - With multiple sources saying that Flash Foods , a well-respected and technologically innovative 170-store convenience-store chain in the southeastern United States, is in the process of reviewing prospective bids, its CEO would only confirmed that the sale was in the exploration phase, and that it "may or may not happen."

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  8. CST Brands Placed on S&P - Credit Watch'Read the original story

    Feb 4, 2016 | CSP

    CST Brands Inc.'s time on a Wall Street debt-watch list should be short once it sells off its convenience-store holdings in the West. Its purchase of Southeast convenience-store chain Flash Foods has gotten it placed on "Credit Watch with negative implications" by credit-rating service Standard & Poor's.

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  9. Flash Foods Forges Deal With BeBevCoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2012 | CSP

    Flash Foods Inc. has executed an agreement with Bebida Beverage Co. , a developer, manufacturer and marketer of relaxation and energy drinks, whereby the retailer will carry Koma Unwind products in more than 170 convenience stores in Georgia and Florida.

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  10. Shareholders Propose Sale of CST Brands02/29/2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | CSP

    Since it was spun off in 2013 by Valero Energy Corp., the proprietor of the Corner Store retail network has acquired several retail chains, including Nice N Easy in upstate New York and Flash Foods in Waycross, Ga. It also purchased in 2014 the general partner of Lehigh Gas Partners , a master limited partnership and wholesale distributor of fuels.

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  11. Jenny BullardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | CSP

    A convenience-store technology veteran has joined the ranks of CST Brands Inc. , with Jenny Bullard, the longtime CIO of the rural Southeast chain Flash Foods, taking on the role of director of technology innovation. Bullard spent 44 years at the Waycross, Ga.-based Flash Foods , which The Jones Co.

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  12. CST Brands Placed on S&P - Credit Watch'Read the original story

    Feb 4, 2016 | CSP

    CST Brands Inc.'s time on a Wall Street debt-watch list should be short once it sells off its convenience-store holdings in the West. Its purchase of Southeast convenience-store chain Flash Foods has gotten it placed on "Credit Watch with negative implications" by credit-rating service Standard & Poor's.

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  13. The Pantry Insurgents Take on CST Brands12/23/2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | CSP

    A shareholder group that helped topple The Pantry's leadership team two years ago is now challenging another convenience-store chain. Houston-based JCP Investment Management LLC is the second minority stakeholder to question retail and growth strategies at CST Brands Inc. , the San Antonio-based retailer spun off three years ago by Valero Energy Corp. "Over the past several months, members of our group have discussed with you various issues we believe have plagued CST's operating and share price performance," JCP wrote to CST Brands CEO and president Kim Lubel.

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  14. Founder of Crackerbox Food Stores DiesRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2015 | CSP

    Lewis "Boss Hogg" Gardner, the founder of the Crackerbox Food Stores chain of convenience stores, died Dec. 22 at the age of 71. Gardner founded Crackerbox in 1976 with his son Lewis after agreeing to build a store in Wilmar, Ark., for a friend who then backed out of running it, according to a report in Arkansas Business . The family sold the chain of 29 c-stores in the Little Rock and Hot Springs, Ark., areas to Valero Energy Corp. in June 2012.

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  15. CST Brands Gobbles Up Flash FoodsRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | CSP

    CST Brands executives may express thanks for finalizing its purchase of the Flash Foods convenience store network this Thanksgiving day. The company announced Nov. 25 that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Flash Foods store network of convenience stores in Georgia and Florida from the Jones Co.

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  16. CST Brands Reaches Deal to Buy Flash FoodsRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | CSP

    CST Brands Inc. announced today that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Flash Foods network of convenience stores in Georgia and Florida from the Jones Co. and its affiliates.

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  17. CST Brands Finalizing Flash Foods AcquisitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | CSP

    In a deal that would bridge the geographic gap between its existing retail networks, CST Brands Inc. has entered into an exclusivity agreement to finalize the terms of the definitive agreement for CST to acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of Flash Foods Inc. , Waycross, Ga., and certain related entities in Georgia and Florida from the Jones Co. A deal to acquire Flash Foods does not come as a surprise to many industry observers.

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  18. CST Brands Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Flash Foods...Read the original story

    Nov 4, 2015 | CSP

    CST Brands Inc. has entered into an exclusivity agreement to finalize the terms of the definitive agreement for CST to acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of Flash Foods Inc., Waycross, Ga., and certain related entities in Georgia and Florida from the Jones Co.

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  19. Flash Foods For Sale?Read the original story

    Sep 22, 2015 | CSP

    WAYCROSS, Ga. - With multiple sources saying that Flash Foods , a well-respected and technologically innovative 170-store convenience-store chain in the southeastern United States, is in the process of reviewing prospective bids, its CEO would only confirmed that the sale was in the exploration phase, and that it "may or may not happen."

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  20. Flash Foods Exploring Sale...Read the original story

    Sep 22, 2015 | CSP

    Flash Foods, a chain of 170 convenience stores in the southeastern United States, is in the process of reviewing prospective bids, CSP Daily News has confirmed. In a statement, Jimmy Jones, CEO of Flash Foods parent The Jones Co., said that a sale is in the exploration phase, but that it "may or may not happen."

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