Down on the Corner

Convenience Store News, October 2000 Down on the CornerStreet Corner News took the best elements of a convenience store and put them in your local shopping mall Twelve years ago, a former street vendor and his lawyer introduced a new concept to the convenience store industry–a retail operation with the familiar look of the old […]

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Success Story

The Capital Journal, March 1996 Success StoryFormer street vendor hopes to keep adding chapters, for himself and franchisees. Peter LaColla is the embodiment of the American dream. Ten years ago he was selling hot dogs on a Poughkeepsie, N.Y. street corner. Today he’s running a Topeka-based company that operates a chain of convenience stores in […]

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A corner of New York to be in Topeka

The Topeka Capital Journal, 1988 A corner of New York to be in Topeka It conjures up images of a New York City street corner: a hot dog and pretzel vendor, taxi cab, and bright street scenes of tall buildings and people working at their trades. Read full article: […]

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