CHS Retail Solutions Retail Insights

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Summer is here and it’s time to implement what you’ve learned and the tools you’ve acquired to energize your operation and increase your sales! Take a look at the information about utilizing loyalty programs to drive food sales and learn about the new rule on overtime pay. Also, check out what Bagley Coop C-Store is doing in their community and read about the great success at this year’s Cenex Buyers Fair.

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How to Use Loyalty Programs to Drive Foodservice Sales

loyaltyprogramThe foundation to build a loyal foodservice customer base must first and foremost begin with a high-quality prepared food offering. Only then can loyalty marketing programs be developed and launched to help convenience store operators create deeper emotional connections with their most valued foodservice customers.

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C-store Spotlight

BagleyCstore300Bagley Coop C-store opens its doors to the public

With its many years of experience, the CHS Retail Solutions team continues to work with Cenex operators and provide creative ideas, up-to-date information and progressive strategies to achieve success. Bagley Coop C-store is one of those stores.

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2016 Cenex Buyers Fair


The 2016 Cenex® Buyers Fair, hosted by CHS Retail Solutions, drew more than 350 professionals to the Ramada Plaza and Suites & Convention Center in Fargo, ND on June 14th & 15th.

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the number of U.S. convenience store industry stores that account for $575 billion in sales.


convenience stores selling fuel in the United States — these retailers sell an estimated 80% of all the fuel purchased in the country.


$13 billion
Convenience store foodservice is a $13 billion industry and the second largest retail host foodservice category behind supermarkets. The c-store segment comprises about 30% of retail foodservice and almost 3% of the total foodservice industry.

Sources: NACS online and Convenience Store Decisions