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Nouria Energy Corp. Debuts New Retail Brand, Concept Store

New Lewiston, Maine ‘nouria’ location features a café nouria, fresh foods and eye-catching artwork. Nouria Energy Corp. has launched a new retail brand—nouria, and it’s...

Pump Prices Tumble in November

The national gas price average drops by 21 cents. On Monday, Nov. 12, the national gas price average hit $2.70, six cents less than the...

Packaged Beverages Climb

Data shows customers are turning to still and sparkling water and ready-to-drink coffees over traditional soft drinks as beverage trends evolve. By Brad Perkins, Contributing...

Beer Sales Bubble Over

Local and craft beer sales have gained positive momentum in c-stores, but they aren’t expected to replace domestic and import choices anytime soon. By Jeffrey...

Par Mar Hitting Its Stride

Marking its 51st year of serving customers, Par Mar Oil Co. is shoring up its market position with the recent opening of its 100th...

Profitable Pizza Pairings

Any way you slice it, pizza remains a fast favorite for consumers and c-stores. Trendy toppings, saucier sauces and low-carbohydrate crusts challenge pepperoni’s dominance. By...

Cigars Light Up Category

Cigar sales continue to show positive traction in the c-store channel despite regulatory pressure. By Howard Riell, Associate Editor Popular-priced cigars remain strong in c-stores, premium...

Navigating Food Waste

The key to a successful roller grill or grab-and-go sandwich program is ensuring your offering is fresh and full at all times. By Erin Del...

Preparing for Estate Planning

Arranging to hand over the business and establishing a sound succession plan is beneficial for most c-store business owners. By Mark Battersby, Contributing Editor For those...

Creating a Coffee Destination

Customers might forgive a lot of things, but one thing they won’t forgive is a bad cup of coffee. They also remember the good...

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