LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets here said last week that it has ended its 12-year test of offering convenience stores and fuel centers alongside its traditional supermarkets, citing a desire to focus on its core business. The move comes as Dollar General tests its first fuel center at a location in Hanceville, Ala., marking yet another encroachment by the deep discounter into a major c-store category, following its rollout of tobacco products this year. CONNECT WITH SN ...

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