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People

April 12, 2022

Couche-Tard CEO Brian Hannasch looks back on COVID-19 in the newly published book Unprecedented: Canada's Top CEO's on Leadership During Covid-19

In the book Unprecedented: Canada’s Top CEOs on Leadership During COVID-19 (Signal/McClelland), published today, Couche-Tard CEO Brian Hannasch joined twenty-nine chef executives at iconic Canadian companies in contributing a remarkable collection of exclusive first-person stories on leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic as they look back on their experiences of the past year leading on the frontlines.

Company

March 7, 2022

Alimentation Couche-Tard to suspend operations in Russia

In light of the ongoing Russian war against Ukraine, the Company is suspending work in its 38 stores in Russia, taking care of employees, and safely winding down operations.

February 28, 2022

Circle K Venture Fund: Shaping the Future of Convenience

February 14, 2022

Circle K opens new concept city centre locations in Ireland

Sustainability

February 3, 2022

ACT Recognized as a Top-Rated ESG Performer by Sustainalytics

People

February 1, 2022

Calibr: Circle K Enabling Leadership Development for Black Team Members in the U.S.

Sustainability

January 27, 2022

Circle K Latvia finds an innovative solution for coffee waste

2021

Company

December 21, 2021

Building our presence in the Gulf Coast

Company

December 21, 2021

Pic Quik acquisition expands Circle K presence in Southern New Mexico

Customer experience

November 18, 2021

Circle K announces global partnership with Niantic, Inc. to bring Pokémon Go to more than 9,000 stores worldwide

Innovation

November 8, 2021

Ready for the future of retail with our people: official opening of the Couche-Tard Connecté Lab in Montreal

Customer experience

October 27, 2021

ACT's Car Wash Subscription Now Leading the Way in Canada!

Sustainability

October 27, 2021

Circle K Sweden launches the Rescued Coffee project

People

October 15, 2021

Alimentation Couche-Tard named top Canadian retailer among Forbes' list of World's Best Employers 2021

Innovation

October 12, 2021

Circle K introduces fully frictionless checkout experience in Arizona to enhance ease and convenience for customers

Company

October 8, 2021

Brian Hannasch Named Retail Leader of the Year

Company

August 25, 2021

ACT Named Hot Beverages Innovator of the Year for 100% Sustainably Sourced Coffee & “Sip & Save”

Company

August 19, 2021

Celebrating our Couche-Tard Heritage and Unifying our Global Brand

Sustainability

August 16, 2021

Circle K Ireland installs automated machines to limit staff cash handling

People

August 11, 2021

Nearly 53,000 vaccinated against COVID-19 in our corporate clinics in the Greater Montreal area

Company

July 22, 2021

Circle K introducing Bitcoin Depot® kiosks in stores across the U.S. and Canada

Thousands of Circle K Locations to Host Bitcoin Depot® ATMs

Financial

May 13, 2021

Alimentation Couche-Tard Closes $1 Billion Debt Offering, Including Inaugural Green Bonds

Financial

May 10, 2021

Alimentation Couche-Tard Prices $1 Billion Debt Offering, Including Inaugural Green Bonds

Financial

May 10, 2021

Alimentation Couche-Tard announces proposed private offering of senior unsecured notes, including inaugural Green Bonds

Company

April 21, 2021

Circle K expands its pioneering Pay by Plate technology to new markets

This announcement makes Circle K the first fuel retailer to introduce this new and innovative technology across a fullnational network. Pay by Plate is an innovative payment technology, which will enable Circle K customers to pay for fuel using sign recognition and a mobile app, offering a completely frictionless customer experience. It marks a key step on Circle K's journey towards enhancing its forecourt offering and ensuring it meets the future needs of customers.

Sustainability

April 15, 2021

Circle K Takes Next Step in Sustainability Journey With New Sustainably Sourced Coffee Offer

Circle K, the national convenience store, is taking its commitment to sustainability a step further by becoming the largest convenience retailer in the U.S. to offer 100% sustainably sourced coffee blends across all their locations.

Company

February 24, 2021

A note to our guests from our CEO Brian Hannasch (COVID update)

When the outbreak of Covid-19 began, I never imagined that I would be writing to you about this deadly virus a year later. I am so proud of our frontline team members, who have been there day in and day out for our customers and have kept our stores open, safe and stocked.

Sustainability

February 7, 2021

Circle K loves Norway - We're ready!

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. and its global brand, Circle K, make it official : "Yes, Will Ferrell - Circle K loves Norway and we're ready!" By being number one for EV charging offers in Norway - home to its premier global electric vehicle laboratory - Circle K is ready for the futur today with EV charging solutions!

Company

January 14, 2021

McGill University and Alimentation Couche-Tard launch unique laboratory store to propel retail industry and customers into the future

Partnering with Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., the new retail innovation lab at McGill’s Bensadoun School of Retail Management will enable ground-breaking research and test innovations, including frictionless technologies

2020

Company

August 10, 2020

Couche-Tard’s CEO is plotting to make the convenience-store giant even bigger

Alimentation Couche-Tard started life as a single store in a suburb of Montreal. Through a mix of deft M&A and strong merchandising, it has become one of Canada's largest companies, and the second-largest convenience-store owner in the U.S. (Circle-K is the biggest and best-known of the chains it owns.) Global sales topped $54 billion in its most recent fiscal year, which ended in April.

People

August 10, 2020

How a Canadian convenience store giant built its empire

There are few rituals more American than a stop at a gas-station convenience store. It starts with the badly needed fill-up or bathroom break, then progresses to an impulse food-and-beverage buy—the jumbo soft drink, the bag of chips, maybe something more substantial like a pizza slice, whatever it takes to replenish yourself for the interstate.

Company

August 6, 2020

A note to our guests from our CEO Brian Hannasch

Our heart is broken over the brutal deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the many others who have lost their lives. The black community has been suffering at the hands of injustice for too long, and we cannot be silent.

Company

May 5, 2020

Feeding America press release

Circle K, the global convenience store chain, announced today a milestone achievement in its efforts to support Feeding America®, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization.

Sustainability

April 15, 2020

Fill up for to prevent hunger!

Customers who fill up at any Circle K in Canada—or Couche-Tard stores in Québec—starting on June 15, 2020, regardless of the affiliated fuel banner, will automatically see a portion of their purchase donated to Food Banks Canada over the next year, and this funding for food will be redistributed to support local food banks in the regions where the fuel transaction took place.

Sustainability

April 9, 2020

Circle K to Donate 25 Million Meals to Feeding America

Circle K, the global convenience store chain, announced today a pledge to donate 25 million meals to Feeding America® in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sustainability

March 6, 2020

Alimentation Couche-Tard Joins Ceo Action Pledge Furthering its Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. ("Couche-Tard" or the "Corporation") is proud to announce that its President and CEO, Brian Hannasch, has joined the CEO ACTION pledge, the growing coalition pledging to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace. Mr. Hannasch is amongst more than 900 CEOs that have come together to join in on this initiative.

2019

December 19, 2019

A Chat With Retailer Executive of the Year Brian Hannasch

Brian Hannasch has led the tremendous expansion of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (ACT), driving organic growth while executing and integrating multibillion-dollar acquisitions of such companies as The Pantry, Statoil, CST Brands and Holiday Stationstores.

People

November 1, 2019

Retailer executive of the year Brian Hannasch cites rejuvenation of the Circle K global brand and bringing in new talent among his most satisfying achievements

Brian Hannasch has led the tremendous expansion of Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (ACT), driving organic growth while executing and integrating multibillion-dollar acquisitions of such companies as The Pantry, Statoil, CST Brands and Holiday Stationstores.

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