Merger Mania Mounts

October 2006
Convenience Store News;10/8/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p14
Trade Publication
The article informs about acquisitions of convenience stores in 2006, in the U.S. Sale of 20 or more convenience stores to form chains, in 14 separate deals have been reported. Many of the big oil companies continue to sell off stores, but this figure does not include the sale of individual convenience stores being sold to new independent dealers. This year has been the best to sell retail stores. The largest acquisition was 7-Eleven Inc.'s purchase of White Hen's 261 stores for $35 million.


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