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7-Eleven acquires 46-store portfolio in South Carolina

BY Katherine Boccaccio

Dallas — 7-Eleven announced Monday it has closed on the acquisition of 46 Hickory Point and Palms Stores from CB Mart.

While the terms of this particular deal haven’t been made public, the acquisition boosts 7-Eleven’s Carolinas store count to more than 100 and puts the c-store operator solidly on track to continue its accelerated growth plan. 7-Eleven earlier acquired 55 Sam’s Mart and 13 Fast Track stores in the two-state area.

"7-Eleven is committed to building its presence in the Carolinas and bringing our proprietary products to the acquired Hickory Point and Palms locations as the stores are converted to the 7-Eleven brand," said Stan Reynolds, 7-Eleven EVP and CFO.

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Macy’s, Martha Stewart and J.C. Penney back in court

BY Marianne Wilson

New York — The fight over Martha Stewart resumed with both Macy’s and J.C. Penney Co. back in a New York court on Monday. The trial, over whether Macy’s has an exclusive right to sell select Martha Stewart home goods items, resumed after a month-long mediation effort failed to yield a settlement.

On Monday, Macy’s alleged Penney has begun selling some items on its website that infringe on Macy’s exclusive deal with Martha Stewart.

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Bob Evans to deploy workforce management solution from JDA

BY Staff Writer

Scottsdale, Ariz. — JDA Software Group announced that Bob Evans Farms will deploy a JDA workforce management solution (formerly RedPrairie WFM) in approximately 565 Bob Evans restaurants.

Bob Evans selected JDA to help improve forecasting and scheduling of labor, drive proper placement of staff throughout the course of the day and provide exceptional service to every customer.

We are very excited to kick-off the next generation of labor management solutions at Bob Evans,” said Harvey Brownlee, chief restaurant operations officer, Bob Evans Farms. “The journey started in May 2011 with a cross functional team tasked with identifying a solution that could deliver a balanced approach to managing labor. Our goals were to drive strong guest satisfaction, improve ease of operation, and improve the team member experience while delivering shareholder value. After a thorough evaluation of seven potential partners, RedPrairie (now JDA) was selected as our partner of choice.”

JDA’s WFM implementation at Bob Evans will start with a pilot stage in the second quarter of 2013, followed by initial deployment in the third quarter. Solution capabilities will include optimized scheduling, time and attendance, employee self-service, performance management and mobile applications including JDA Mobile Shift Connect, JDA Mobile Employee Connect and JDA Mobile Manager Connect.

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