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Sir Isaac Newton and C-Stores

Newton’s laws of motion laid a foundation for groundbreaking science. With a little tweaking, the same rules can apply to your convenience store operation. By...

Renewable Fuel Trends For 2019

Casey’s General Stores is one c-store selling biodiesel blends because it helps offset some of the decline in the quality of petroleum diesel. By Troy...

YEO Preparing Leaders for Real-World Challenges

Many years ago, when the National Advisory Group (NAG) was preparing to relaunch the Young Executives Organization (YEO), I reached out to John MacDougall,...

Safety is a Business Virtue

Concerns over safety risks are a natural part of the convenience store industry. Implementing common-sense solutions can go far in securing your operation. By Jim...

You Gotta Have Heart

The lesson of never giving up is as true in retail as it is on Broadway. By Jim Callahan Going way back in time, to 1955...

What Kind of Leader Are You?

By John Lofstock Learning how to be an effective leader is critical for anyone looking to move into a senior leadership position. However, for leadership to...

C-Store Stands Out with Renewable Fuels

Fontana Truck Stop Center is attracting customers with its diverse renewable fuels line-up. By Troy Shoen Everyone who operates a convenience store knows that the real...

Building an Entrepreneurial Culture

It has been a great few months for all of us here at Convenience Store Decisions as we got to spend some time learning...

New Technology Brings New Challenges

Retailer perspectives are key when it comes to how technological devices best interface in a secure environment. By Jenny Bullard Today, most all convenience store retailers...

Considering EMV Upgrades

If E15 becomes the norm, EMV-compliant dispensers meeting current E10 standards will be inadequate. By Mark Radosevich The approaching deadline for retail forecourt EMV (Europay, Mastercard...

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