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Perception of C-Store Food Is Higher

Sales of prepared foods in retail segments are expected to grow, and c-stores are angling to maintain a piece of a growing pie. By Tim...

Honoring the Kwik Trip Culture

By John Lofstock Honesty, integrity, respect, humility and innovation. These are the words that define Kwik Trip…and it shows. The La Crosse, Wis. convenience store chain...

Strengthening Your Store Core

Weak spots in your operation can degrade the whole structure of a c-store. By Jim Callahan, Contributing Editor No matter how elegant or special your store...

Winning with Electronic Invoices

Electronic invoices offer clear and measurable benefits and are supported by Conexxus EB2B Working Group, but there’s a need for more supplier engagement. By Ed...

Discipline Is Part of the Job

Communication is always a key motivator. By Jim Callahan, Contributing Editor While it’s never easy to discipline employees under your watch, it’s often necessary. Simply put,...

Celebrating Next-Generation Leaders

By John Lofstock, Editor. The convenience store industry’s young executives face unique challenges as they grow their businesses in the competitive c-store market. The National Advisory...

What Is the Value of API?

Moving to API will cause disruption, but information sharing can open doors to opportunity. By Erin Del Conte, Senior Editor Today, it’s hard to take two...

Honoring One Company’s Roots

Smoker Friendly International was launched on professional dedication. By Mary Szarmach Family businesses aren’t unique in retail. And, if you track the roots of many family...

Employees Are A Store’s Most Valuable Asset

If you don't have a program in place to pick your employees brains on a periodic basis your 'garden of knowledge' is incomplete. By Bill...

Mastering Sales Forecasting Basics

Before rushing to technology, understanding sales forecasting basics can help position convenience store retailers for success. By John Matthews A while back, a gentleman that wanted...

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