CST Brands to acquire Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes CST Brands signed a definitive agreement to acquire the convenience store assets, franchisor rights and associated trademarks of Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes. Based in Canastota, NY, Nice N Easy operates 77 corporate and franchise stores in Central New York. The acquisition will provide entry into a new geographical territory for CST Brands. The transaction is expected to close early in Q4. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.