Category Archives: Convenience Store News

U.S. convenience store count drops

There are 153,237 convenience stores operating in the United States, a 1.1% decline from last year’s record of 154,958 stores, according to the 2019 NACS/Nielsen Convenience Industry Store Count. The count is based on stores as of December 31, 2018. The decrease in stores was fueled by a 2,198-store decline in single-store operators, which still…
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Shell and General Motors deliver nationwide in-dash fuel payment

First-ever embedded in-dash fuel payment technology live at Shell branded sites across the country. Shell Oil Company and General Motors have announced today that Shell-branded stations across the United States now accept the automotive industry's first-ever embedded, in-dash fuel payment and loyalty experience. Customers who look to fuel their eligible Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac…
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EXXONMOBIL LAUNCHES NEW EXXON MOBIL REWARDS+ LOYALTY PROGRAM

ExxonMobil today launched Exxon Mobil Rewards+™, a new loyalty program that will enable customers to earn and redeem points on fuel, car washes and convenience store purchases at participating Exxon and Mobil stations across the United States. The Exxon Mobil Rewards+ program is unique because it includes convenience store purchases, further enhancing customers’ benefits and experiences…
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Marathon Petroleum acquires Andeavor in $23.3 billion deal

Marathon Petroleum Corp. agreed to buy rival oil refiner and fuel retailer Andeavor for $23.3 billion in a deal that would produce the largest independent fuel maker in the North America. Marathon is focused in the Midwest and Gulf Coast, while Andeavor’s refineries and pipelines are in western states. The combination of both would overtake…
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