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Greg Lindenberg

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Greg Lindenberg has been writing about the convenience-store, gas-station and petroleum industries for more than a quarter of a century. He primarily covers breaking news for CSP Daily News and the corporate and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) beats for CSP.

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Retail Foodservice

New York requiring ID to purchase whipped cream

The newly enforced state law seeks to prevent the abuse of cans as "whippets" by prohibiting their sale to customers under 21.

Technology

7-Eleven Acquires Delivery Service Skipcart

The acquisition will give the convenience-store giant access to a major network of delivery drivers for grocery, c-store and restaurant channels.

The Speedway integration leads to operational, field, support staff consolidation, the retailer confirms.

In a tweet, the FDA wrote: "The agency has determined that there are scientific issues unique to the Juul application that warrant additional review."

Liz Williams will oversee operations, finance, growth teams and more as the retailer works to open 50 stores in the next two years.

Located in the Drake neighborhood of Des Moines—“a bit of a food desert”—the 3,380-square-foot convenience store does not sell fuel; instead, it focuses on the company’s food and beverage offerings.

The hybrid retailer, known for its cafe-style foods, focus on local and quick delivery, plans to open four new stores before the end of this year within the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia area. It will also open its first storefront in Maryland.

The president said his administration is "using every tool at their disposal to protect American families and businesses from rising prices at the gas pump."

The voluntary product recall and temporary store closure announcement came after an FDA inspection of an Arkansas distribution facility found a rodent infestation and other unsanitary conditions.

The Chicago-based urban corner market and cafe raised $100 million in a Series C funding round and plans to open 25 stores in 2022.

Chesapeake, Va.-based discounter says Mantle Ridge LP has offered "no ideas or plans to improve on our business or operations."

Agency asks Amazon and others to turn over information to help determine causes of empty shelves, price increases.

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