Mergers & Acquisitions News

Mergers & acquisitions news affecting the convenience store industry
albertsons and rite aid

Grocer picks up remaining stores not acquired by Walgreens

BOISE, Idaho, and CAMP HILL, Pa. -- Grocery retailer Albertsons Cos. and drugstore chain Rite Aid Corp. have entered into an agreement to merge. Boise, Idaho-based Albertsons will buy the approximately 2,500 Rite Aid stores that rival drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. is not buying from...

Tom's Travel Center

Shipley Energy putting two east central Pennsylvania sites on the market

YORK, Pa. -- Shipley Energy has put two of its four Tom’s Travel Center locations in east central Pennsylvania up for sale. One of the locations is in Milroy, and the other is in Mifflintown. The Milroy property features a 13,000-square-foot building with a convenience store and truck-oriented...

holiday c-store

FTC settles competition charges over Holiday acquisition

WASHINGTON -- Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has approved a final order settling charges that convenience-store and gas-station operator Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.’s acquisition of Holiday Cos. would violate federal antitrust law. In a deal that closed Dec...

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Frawley Oil exiting retail to focus on distribution
kroger c-store eg group

Analysts, experts curious and skeptical about EG Group’s strategy

eg group

Acquisition catapults U.K.-based retailer to place among top 10 convenience chains

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Recent acquisitions double retailer’s store count

Will establish North American headquarters in Cincinnati, operate the 762 stores under existing banners

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$2.15 billion deal includes 762 convenience stores in 18 states
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California, Texas see the most activity in this month’s tally