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When Big Gets Eaten by Bigger

Touch the Soil News #667 (Feature Photo – a 7-Eleven store in Malaysia) Sunoco (Sun Oil Company) is a big company and has lots of gas stations – over 4,700 in 26 states. One third of them have convenience stores that Americans are used to frequenting. Sunoco’s convenience stores are called APlus, which offer hot foods, groceries and snacks. Earlier, Sunoco had announced that it had a goal of sourcing all eggs (for its convenience stores) from cage-free operations by 2025. Most of the convenience stores owned by Sunoco, 1,108 stores to be exact, have just been sold to 7-Eleven for $3.3 billion. 7-Eleven has 8,707 stores in the U.S.…

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