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OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. — When it comes to foodservice offerings at convenience stores, retail strategy, merchandising, pricing and positioning become even more important in growing potential profits. Hot, grab-and-go items such as breakfast sandwiches and pizza slices simply won’t sell if they’re hiding at the back corner of the store, priced too high or worse—if they’re stale.
By Restaurant Business Staff
Despite expectations that the much-discussed shift in credit-card liability would be delayed, it is here. But that doesn’t mean restaurant operators have the new credit-card processing technologies in place to protect themselves. In fact, most don’t.
of c-stores allow employees to take time off for volunteer activities.
the increase in sales of bottled water in 2014.
months is the average length of service for store managers.
Sources: NACS State of the Industry Report and NACS State of the Industry Compensation Report
Communities make an important impact to business development and opportunities and provide a welcoming environment for those who visit and a sense of pride to those who live there. In an effort to add value to the community they live and do business in, Coop Gas and Oil recently built a brand new Cenex® C-Store where they can provide fueling services and an array of amenities to truckers, visitors and residents of Sioux Center, IA.