Category Archives: Convenience stores

Are dollar stores the answer to urban food deserts?

This week while researching my story about the rise of dollar stores in York County, I had an epiphany. Dollar stores, with a smaller footprint than grocery stores or big box stores, can — and do — fit easily into … Continue reading

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Got dairy?

Rutter’s releases special blog posts in honor of National Dairy Month.

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Rutter’s gas giveaway contest underway

Want to win a year of free gas? Head to Rutter’s this summer.

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Do you pay for grocery bags?

Last week, my family and I visited relatives in California and discovered that residents have spurned the traditional plastic grocery bag. Instead, shoppers are expected to supply their own bags as a way of being good stewards of the environment. … Continue reading

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Already employed? Looking for a new job? Now might be the time to start.

If you haven’t heard yet, the national unemployment rate in February dropped from 7.9 percent to 7.7 percent. What does that mean? “That tells me that the economic recovery has been sustained,” said Cathy Dallas, vice president of JFC Temps. … Continue reading

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What would you do with 5,000 gallons of free gas?

Where would you drive? Or more specifically, where wouldn’t you drive?

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Will York County gas prices set record this spring?

You may not have noticed, but gasoline prices have been on the rise since the beginning of the year. It seems that the downed economy and higher unemployment has done little to quench the nation’s thirst for gas, and it’s … Continue reading

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In the Sheetz vs. Wawa debate … what about Rutter’s?

On Sunday, the New York Times wrote about everyone’s favorite dilemma— one that has puzzled lovers of roadside fare since the beginning of time. Sheetz or Wawa? Shmuffin or Sizzli? “Made-To-Order” or “Built-To-Order?” It’s an interesting debate. Both establishments have … Continue reading

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