Shell acquisitions for 7-Eleven

Dallas, Texas: 7-Eleven, the world's largest c-store chain, has acquired 27 Shell forecourts in Dallas from Quik Way Retail. The stores, which will be rebranded as 7-Eleven, will initially be company-operated then franchised out to retailers. "These new stores support our goal of growing in key markets and increasing economies of scale to our infrastructure and advertising," said Allen Pack, vice president for 7-Eleven Texas, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado and Utah.