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7-Eleven continues to expand with two new acquisitions

BY Staff Writer

Dallas — 7-Eleven Inc. announced two acquisitions that will further expand its U.S. store portfolio.

The company has closed deals with EZ Energy USA Inc. to purchase 67 retail locations in the Cleveland and Pittsburgh markets, and with its licensee, Handee Marts Inc., to acquire 58 7-Eleven convenience stores in those same markets as well as locations in northern West Virginia and western Maryland.

“These two acquisitions provide 7-Eleven with an excellent opportunity to have a strong presence immediately in both the Cleveland and Pittsburgh areas,” said Stan Reynolds, 7-Eleven, Inc.’s executive VP and CFO. “We also are interested in looking at other locations in these markets to further expand our presence there.”

Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

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S.Williams says:
Jan-31-2013 08:24 pm

EZ Energy USA is a great acquisition for 7-Eleven. This will definitely boost their hold of the US Market. They can really do well in the UK as well. If they want, they could actually enter the finance industry as well.. Maybe payday loans.. It's big in the UK too... Imagine if they can offer that service in their stores.. Will @ Swift Sterling

S.Williams says:
Jan-31-2013 08:24 pm

EZ Energy USA is a great acquisition for 7-Eleven. This will definitely boost their hold of the US Market. They can really do well in the UK as well. If they want, they could actually enter the finance industry as well.. Maybe payday loans.. It's big in the UK too... Imagine if they can offer that service in their stores.. Will @ Swift Sterling

F.Richards says:
Jan-23-2013 09:32 pm

That's really cool.. Congrats to 7-Eleven... Love this company.. It's like they already have it all... They could probably do other business like short term loans if they really want to...:D Lol..

F.Richards says:
Jan-23-2013 09:32 pm

That's really cool.. Congrats to 7-Eleven... Love this company.. It's like they already have it all... They could probably do other business like short term loans if they really want to...:D Lol..

R.Eric says:
Dec-26-2012 01:56 am

There are so many chain store alreaady now a days, wherever you go you can see 7-eleven, which is a great help for people. It just a convinient way to buy the stuff you like nearby. Having these convinient stores makes the bad people happy too. I have seen on you tube with most youtube views that a robber tries to steal some stuff inside the store, and it was seen on the CCTV with increase youtube view.

R.Eric says:
Dec-26-2012 01:56 am

There are so many chain store alreaady now a days, wherever you go you can see 7-eleven, which is a great help for people. It just a convinient way to buy the stuff you like nearby. Having these convinient stores makes the bad people happy too. I have seen on you tube with most youtube views that a robber tries to steal some stuff inside the store, and it was seen on the CCTV with increase youtube view.

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Dec-20-2012 11:30 am

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Dec-20-2012 11:30 am

You write well that “These two acquisitions provide 7-Eleven with an excellent opportunity to have a strong presence immediately in both the Cleveland and Pittsburgh areas,” said Stan Reynolds, 7-Eleven, Inc.’s executive VP and CFO. “We also are interested in looking at other locations in these markets to further expand our presence there.” Military Challenge Coins

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Best Buy gets stellar score from Carbon Disclosure Project

BY Marianne Wilson

Minneapolis — Best Buy Co. received its highest score ever from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which represents 655 institutional investors with $78 trillion in assets, for its performance and approach to the disclosure of climate change information.

Best Buy was recognized by the CDP in both the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI), scoring a 96 for disclosure, and the Carbon Performance Leadership Index (CPLI), scoring an “A” for performance. The combined score of 96A is tied for the second-highest score among S&P 500 companies, and is the highest combined score among retailers. It’s also the highest combined score among all Minnesota-based companies.

“Our goal to reduce the carbon emissions of Best Buy by 20% in North America by 2020 is a key driver for operational efficiency,” said Leo Raudys, senior director, environmental sustainability, Best Buy. “The inclusion in both the CDP S&P 500 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index and the CDP S&P 500 Carbon Performance Leadership Index shows we’re making great progress streamlining our business and conserving resources in the communities we serve.”

Best Buy’s climate change and carbon reduction strategy is focused on reducing operating costs and risks, assuring business continuity due to weather and/or climate change impacts, and generating value through new business development that provides energy efficiency solutions for our customers. In 2011, process improvements to greenhouse gas impacted activities, store redesign, reduced plugs loads from Energy Star equipment and displays, and lighting retrofits resulted in a 4.3% decrease to the previous year’s emissions.

The CPLI highlights those companies within the S&P 500 Index that have demonstrated a strong approach to climate strategy and emissions reduction in their CDP responses. The CDLI, a key component of CDP’s annual S&P 500 report, highlights the constituent companies within the S&P 500 Index which have displayed a strong approach to information disclosure regarding climate change.

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Toys “R” Us launches international shipping for online orders

BY Staff Writer

Wayne, N.J. – Toys “R” Us announced that international shipping is now available for online orders on Toysrys.com and Babiesrus.com to more than 60 countries across Asia, the Caribbean, Central America, Europe, North America and South America. The company is providing this service to its customers in partnership with i-parcel, a leading international air express company that facilitates global shipping capabilities.

Through this partnership, i-parcel will facilitate the international sale, transport and delivery of products for this new online shipping option to customers around the world. To ensure a seamless customer experience, i-parcel will also handle all customer service inquiries related to specific shipments and deliveries.

Customers can select international shipping for eligible items, as noted on the product detail page. Once a destination is chosen, the customer will be directed to an i-parcel page where all taxes, shipping and duty information and costs will be displayed. The customer will then complete their transaction with i-parcel through its site.

As part of the company’s enhanced omnichannel capabilities, customers in the U.S. can also take advantage of this new service when shopping at their local store. With the help of a store associate, shoppers can send relatives and friends around the world gifts for special occasions year-round. When placing international orders at Toys “R” Us and Babies “R” Us stores nationwide a customer’s billing and shipping addresses do not need to be the same.

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