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7-Eleven convenience stores go up in Malaysia via 7 Café

Convenience stores have gradually shifted from stocking essential items to a wide range of F&B items, including ready meals to be consumed in the premises’ food service areas. Being a university student when Family market was new to the country, I remembered the excitement of my peers rushing to grab oden, onigiri, and sando as […]

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Convenience store market, McColl’s convenience store group rescued from management by British supermarket giant Morrisons

Convenience, Mom And Pop Stores Market Report 2022 – Global Market Size, Trends and Forecast 2022-2026 Recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and advancement in technology are the major driving forces behind the Convenience, Mom And Pop Stores Market LONDON, GREATER LONDON, UK, May 17, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — McColl’s has been working with advisers for the […]

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Why convenience stores are still worth fighting for

Convenience stores were based on three things: confectionery, tobacco and newspapers. Sales of two of them haven’t been doing so well for years, and the government’s anti-obesity campaign is targeting the third. No surprise as McColl’s, a hodgepodge of convenience store sites ranging from old-school newsagents to mini-Morrisons, went into administration on Monday. But Wm […]

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Convenience stores are looking for new hot brands

Convenience store retailer 7-Eleven is giving emerging brands the chance to grow and get on its store shelves through the annual Brands with Heart initiative, according to a Monday (May 9) Press release who launches the application processwhich extends until the end of the month. It’s part of a growing push to make shopping even […]

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McColl’s convenience stores on the verge of collapse

Convenience store operator McColl’s has warned it is likely to go into administration, putting up to 16,000 jobs at risk. The company, which operates more than 1,200 convenience stores under the McColl’s, RS McColl and Morrisons Daily brands, has been in talks with lenders for some time and said this week that its shares would […]

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The convenience store market is booming worldwide with Wawa, Migros, Amul

The latest published study on Global Convenience Store Market by AMA Research assesses the market size, trend and forecast till 2027. The Convenience Store Market study covers significant research data and proves that it is is a handy reference document for managers, analysts, industry experts and other key people to access a self-analyzed study to […]

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Washoe County seeks to introduce healthier foods to local convenience stores

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) – The county is working to get more healthy food into the hands of people in underserved communities. “We want to get the word out to surrounding communities to let them know that they are now offering these healthy items for purchase,” said Amanda Santos of the Washoe County Health District. Vassar […]

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Reese’s hot chocolate machines are rumored to hit UK convenience stores

Calling all peanut butter lovers! Calling all hot chocolate lovers! We’ve just discovered something that’s guaranteed to get you excited and excited… Four words, Reese. Warm. Chocolate. Machine. Spotted online via Reviews of snacks on Facebook, and recently shared via Money Saver by DanswayRumor has it that hot chocolate machines dedicated entirely to Reese are […]

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Convenience stores see sales increase even as traffic remains depressed

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Convenience stores saw the average number of weekly in-store shoppers decline 14% in 2021 from the pre-pandemic weekly average in 2019, despite a modest recovery from 2020, according to research by VideoMining. Major factors that negatively impacted in-store traffic included the continued work-from-home trend and high gasoline prices. Despite the drop […]

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Can you now buy whiskey at convenience stores in Colorado?

A friend of mine was very excited to find out that she could buy a fireball shooter at the 7-11 where she was, while enjoying a Saturday. ‘Whiskey? At a 7-11? The investigation has begun. In 2019, it became legal for grocery stores and convenience stores in Colorado to sell full-strength beer, after years of […]

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Man arrested in connection with robbery of multiple SoCal convenience stores

article Police say a man accused of robbing at least two Southern California convenience stores and his getaway driver are both under arrest after a days-long search for the suspects. On March 24, the Culver City Police Department responded to an armed robbery at a convenience store in the 4200 block of Overland Avenue. That […]

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Teesside convenience stores receive lowest food hygiene ratings

Do you know the food safety rating of your local convenience store on Teesside? A number of stores in the area have recently been told to improve by inspectors. These include two stores in Middlesbrough which were slapped with the lowest possible rating. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) inspects each establishment and records their ratings. […]

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The Best Things We Ate at Japanese Convenience Stores in April 2022

There is a reason why Japanese convenience stores are so awesome. Stop at your local konbini and you’ll notice a plethora of new food products released every week. In addition, you will inevitably find interesting specialties depending on the season and major holidays. When spring arrives, expect everything to come in sakura and strawberry. Both […]

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Do Wawa convenience stores accept SNAP EBT food stamps?

helen89 / Getty Images Wawa convenience stores are a common site along the East Coast, with over 850 locations dotting the landscape from New Jersey to Florida. These places of business offer a wide selection of fresh, packaged foods – ranging from hoagies and breakfast sandwiches to soups and snacks – most of which you […]

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Gourmet Provisions International Corp. (GMPR) announces more than 70 new grocery and convenience stores

Pittsburgh, Pa., March 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gourmet Provisions International Corporation GMPR announced today that they have received orders for their Gourmet Pizza Fusion “Saving the Earth One Pizza at a Time” gluten-free frozen pizzas (wholly owned subsidiary of GMPR) from more than 70 new grocery and convenience stores. As announced in February, McAneny […]

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Five delicious sakura-flavored sweets you can buy at Japanese convenience stores

With the spring equinox just a few days away and the first blossoms of the sakura (cherry trees) around the corner, now is the perfect time to savor seasonal sakura sweets. Fortunately, if you happen to be in Japan in spring, you don’t need to find a special wagashi shop to sample something sakura-flavored. Your […]

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Sustainable development and convenience stores: an opportunity for the industry

As consumers gain a deeper understanding of the impact of their personal consumption and shopping habits on the environment, they are also assessing the impact of the stores where they shop most often. . To establish a strong connection with modern shoppers, convenience stores need to start thinking about their sustainability strategies. The urgency for […]

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Jisp launches a new platform, “Jisp Media”, to improve brand communication with convenience stores

Jisp has launched a new platform aimed at helping brands attract and engage with retailers and customers through an independent proximity channel. The connected platform “Jisp Media” helps align and target a brand’s communication to complement existing e-commerce strategies and provide digital reach into previously inaccessible areas of retail spaces. Jisp Media, will enable brands […]

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The man has carried out takeover-type burglaries; stolen 15 Chicago liquors, convenience stores: prosecutors

CHICAGO – A man has been sentenced to 28 years in federal prison for violently robbing 15 Chicago liquor and convenience stores and attempting to rob two others. Angelo Stanton, 32, pleaded guilty last year to robbery and firearms charges. According to prosecutors, in the summer and fall of 2016, Stanton carried out takeover-style burglaries […]

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Insight convenience store market future trends update, scope, top players from 2016 to 2028

the convenience store market The report covers the entire global market scenario including key players, their future campaigns, preferred vendors, market shares along with historical data and price analysis. It continues to offer key details on changing dynamics to generate market improving factors. Its objective is to rationalize the company’s costs. You can also find […]

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Police and convenience stores brace for gasoline thefts due to high prices

Breadcrumb Links Canada Groups are lobbying the Ontario government for legislation that requires people to pay upfront Author of the article: Canadian Press Brittany Hobson Stock art photo /Getty Images Content of the article Police and small retailers brace for increased gasoline and dashboard thefts as gasoline prices in Canada soar following sanctions on Russia […]

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Rising prices at the gas pump affect everyone, including convenience stores

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) – Soaring gas prices are starting to affect us all and convenience stores are no exception. For a Tuscaloosa area business owner, this is starting to get real. Brijesh Darji knew it was coming. “We are doing what we can to prepare for it. That’s all we can do,” said Darji, owner […]

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IDT Corporation: Convenience stores unlock new potential for sports betting bonanza

Image source: Shutterstock Never underestimate the power of the troubleshooter when it comes to reaching a multicultural, money-oriented consumer population ready to engage with the growing US sports betting industry. When it comes to identifying new retail verticals for the sports betting industry, you’d be forgiven for thinking the industry has it all. But here […]

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DeKalb County pushes to require surveillance cameras for convenience stores

Commissioner DeKalb wants security cameras to be mandatory at gas stations A DeKalb County commissioner has introduced an order requiring gas stations to have 24/7 camera security. She said police need video footage to help apprehend criminals. DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – A DeKalb County commissioner wants gas station and convenience store owners to step up […]

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Lifestyle chain AbouThai to launch convenience stores

The current COVID-19 pandemic in Hong Kong has caused many stores to close permanently or temporarily, but popular lifestyle chain AbouThai is going against the grain with the launch of a convenience store concept. The chain – which has 24 department stores across the city, mostly in shopping malls, selling snacks and personal care and […]

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Convenience stores stand with Ukraine | Features and Analysis

Convenience stores across the UK showed their support for Ukraine after Russia invaded, displaying the country’s national flag and setting up collection points for donations. St John’s Budgens in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, has set up a collection point at the front of the store for essential supplies, including toiletries, feminine hygiene products, sleeping bags, blankets and […]

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Convenience Store POS Solution Market Outlook: Post Covid-19 Scenario by 2029

A2Z Market Research announces the release of the Convenience Store POS Solution Market Research Report. The market is expected to grow at a healthy rate in the coming years. The POS Solution for Convenience Stores Market 2022 Research Report presents an analysis of the market size, share and growth, trends, cost structure, statistical and comprehensive […]

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DeKalb County may require convenience store surveillance cameras to deter violent crime

DeKalb County Commissioner wants surveillance cameras in all convenience stores A resolution before the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners would require cameras at high-crime businesses. DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – All convenience stores in a metropolitan Atlanta county may soon be required to install surveillance camera systems on their property. A DeKalb County commissioner hopes round-the-clock […]

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Chocolate Biscuit Cake latest collaboration between Godiva and Lawson convenience stores

For some time now, Japanese convenience store chain Lawson’s original series Uchi Café has been offering delicious desserts made in collaboration with various confectionery brands. Among them, collaborations with the famous chocolate brand Godiva are particularly popular, often surprising buyers with their combination of quality and reasonable price. These Godiva collaborations are released regularly and […]

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Paytronix Introduces Transfer for Convenience Stores

Newton, Mass. – Delivery aggregators and online-only platforms are quickly jumping into the convenience market. Today, Paytronix Systems, Inc., the most advanced digital customer experience platform, announced that Paytronix HandoffSM is ready to enable retailers to manage digital order information across all channels. Handoff makes it easy for retailers and restaurants to post a menu […]

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Georgia convenience stores reluctant to install electric vehicle charging stations

RaceTrac Petroleum, QuikTrip and others say they are ready to install thousands of electric vehicle chargers. A Bosch commercial EV charger costs $3,250. Stores must also pay for installation and electrical upgrades. Georgia Power also has the advantage of being able to charge customers for the costs associated with upgrading its infrastructure, said Jay Smith, […]

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JustKitchen will create fresh meals for 7-Eleven convenience stores in Taiwan

The company has signed a business agreement with President Chain Store Corporation, which is a large Asian food production company that manages and operates all 7-Eleven locations in Taiwan VANCOUVER, BC, February 22, 2022 /CNW/ – Just Kitchen Holdings Corp. (“JustKitchen” or the “Company”) (TSXV: JK) (OTCQB: JKHCF) (FRA: 68Z) a ghost kitchen operator specializing […]

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10 Most Popular Convenience Stores, Delis, and Bodegas in New York City

New Yorkers love their convenience stores. You can spark a heated debate in just about any neighborhood in town by asking someone which bodega, deli, or convenience store they swear allegiance to. But which ones come out on top? We have some insights thanks to a new study from GrubHub that shows the top 10 […]

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Johnstown Buc-ee’s will join the world’s largest convenience stores with plans for 120 gas pumps

Buc-ee’s planned new location along Interstate 25 and Weld County Road 48 could be among the biggest in the franchise and the world. Preliminary documents for the convenience store and gas station, slated to open in 2024, list plans for 120 gas pumps, 596 parking spaces and a 74,000 square foot building. The record holder […]

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Johnstown Buc-ee’s Joins the World’s Largest Convenience Stores – BizWest

JOHNSTOWN — Buc-ee’s planned new location along Interstate 25 and Weld County Road 48 could be among the biggest in the franchise and in the world. Preliminary documents for the convenience store and gas station, slated to open in 2024, list plans for 120 gas pumps, 596 parking spaces and a 74,000 square foot building. […]

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Johnstown Buc-ee’s to join world’s biggest convenience stores – Loveland Reporter-Herald

Buc-ee’s planned new location along Interstate 25 and Weld County Road 48 could be among the biggest in the franchise and the world. Preliminary documents for the convenience store and gas station, slated to open in 2024, list plans for 120 gas pumps, 596 parking spaces and a 74,000 square foot building. The record holder […]

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Even Convenience Stores Are Running Out Of Your Favorite Products – Here’s Why

Orlowski Designs LLC / Shutterstock.com Convenience stores are great places to pick up a range of items between trips to the grocery store. However, convenience store operators say continued supply chain disruptions have impacted their ability to meet the demands of shoppers in major cities and the day-to-day essential needs of customers in secondary markets […]

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Why Konbini convenience stores in Japan are fantastic

In the US, 7-11 offers slush and sad chicken, but in Japan, convenience stores have just about anything you could want. If you’ve ever been to Japan, chances are you’ve stopped at one of the country’s countless convenience stores. A far cry from its standard American counterparts selling lottery tickets and gasoline, these neatly curated […]

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Lula’s delivery tool gives convenience stores and pharmacies a second sales channel – TechCrunch

Convenience stores are usually places people bump into when they’re filling up or needing a quick snack, but when the global pandemic hit and no one wanted to go inside with others , some could not survive. Such was the case with Adit Gupta’s parents, who owned a convenience store in New Jersey that began […]

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Floating Hologram Records Arrive at Japanese Convenience Stores

Japanese convenience stores are known for being convenient, but now they’re about to get even more so, thanks to a new trial of touchless self-checkouts coming to select 7-Eleven stores next month. Dubbed “Digi POS”, the new cash registers are said to feature the “world’s first” contactless/overhead display technology for POS cash registers. On January […]

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Convenience stores are ahead of supermarkets in market share

The combined market share of Korean convenience stores has overtaken that of local supermarkets for the first time, amid a rapidly growing trend to shop in less crowded places due to the coronavirus pandemic, data showed Wednesday. . According to data from the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy, sales at three convenience stores – […]

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How Reducing Energy Use Can Help Boost Convenience Store Margins

Image courtesy of Shutterstock For some convenience stores, the prospect of reorienting operations to prioritize sustainability can be daunting; retailers fear disrupting the flow of their usual practices or incurring additional costs, and rightly so. Some strategies, however, can be as good for retailers’ margins as they are for the environment, and reducing energy consumption […]

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Global Partners Completes Acquisition of Wheels Convenience Stores

WALTHAM, Mass. — Global Partners’ convenience store portfolio now has 26 additional locations. The partnership has completed its acquisition retail fuel and convenience store assets of Consumers Petroleum of Connecticut Inc. The transaction included 26 company-operated Wheels convenience stores and fuel supply agreements with 22 locations in Connecticut and New York . Global announced the […]

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Delek Convenience Stores uses technology powered by Mashgin and Stuzo to drive growth and deliver a personalized customer experience

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., January 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — DK’s retail segment has taken bold steps to deliver an enhanced customer experience that is driving retail chain growth. New technologies have been released as part of a concerted effort to deliver a premier customer-centric ecosystem while bringing a new level of innovation to the world of convenience […]

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Two arrests following drug seizures in Opelika convenience stores

OPELIKA, Ala. (WTVM) – Two people from Opelika are behind bars following drug seizures at two Opelika convenience stores. The Opelika Police Narcotics Division conducted the separate search warrants on January 25. Authorities say the first search warrant was made at 3700 Pepperell Parkway (Big Cat). During the search, police said detectives recovered bags containing […]

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Growth of the sparkling juice market by 2029

New Jersey, United States,- Sparkling juice market Research Report works on strategic research methodology, which greatly helps organizations to generate profit and achieve success in the global market. Market research analysis also depicts visionary innovations, future scenarios, and market forecasts to drive important actions for leading companies. It also focuses on marketing strategy which helps […]

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Officials warn of illegal substances found in Gwinnett County convenience stores

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. – Officials are warning convenience stores and Gwinnett County residents about potentially dangerous substances that could be sold as oil and other “apparently” legal low-THC products. The Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office said it has investigated several cases over the past year of the substances being sold in county stores. Although the […]

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Pride owner sells gas stations and convenience stores | News

Bolduc said the Pride name will not be changed and all employees will remain in place. SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) – The Pride Gas Station and Convenience Store chain has been sold. Pride owner Bob Bolduc told Western Mass News it was time to sell the business and no one in his family had any interest […]

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ACS urges government to make rural convenience stores part of upgrade program | News

The Association of Convenience Stores has called on the government to provide more support to rural convenience stores under the “upgrade” scheme. This comes as its 2022 Rural Stores Report, released today, highlighted the vital role these businesses play in their local communities and for the economy. The report found that half of rural stores […]

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Amazon Go convenience stores are heading to the suburbs

Diving Brief: Amazon plans to launch a new convenience store format aimed at suburban shoppers, the retailer announced Tuesday. The first of the new outlets, which will bear the name Amazon Go and offer food, drink and on-the-go essentials, is set to open “in the coming months” in the Seattle suburb of Mill Creek, Washington, […]

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Convenience stores want to bring EV charging to rural America

Is rural America ready for electric vehicles? And where would you charge your Ford F-150 Lightning or Tesla Cybertruck on a long ranch run? Although a audience from the House Committee on Agriculture earlier this month included extensive testimony about rural America not being ready for electric vehicles – thrown into what many will hear […]

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Two convenience stores in Southampton put up for sale

AN OPPORTUNITY has presented itself to residents of Southampton to take the reins of two convenience stores currently up for sale. Aspiring business moguls and store owners will be delighted to hear that two stores are up for grabs. Now might be the perfect time to pour the pennies out of your piggy bank and […]

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French fries ‘war’ escalates in Japan with convenience stores now intervening – Potato News Today

As we have seen over the past month, the global supply crisis and other factors have weighed heavily on the expected potato supply for the thousands of McDonald’s restaurants in Japan. As reported by SoraNews24, what started as a week or two ban on anything larger than a small order of fries has escalated into […]

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Premier joins the battle for small convenience stores with a new format | News

The emblematic Premier group has set up its stand to compete on the increasingly important battlefield of small local shops. The Booker-owned fascia presented its latest small store format in Wheatley Hill, near Durham, this week. The store, which is just under 600 square feet, has seen weekly sales rise from £8,000 to £20,000 since […]

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Robberies at Lakewood, Paramount and Bellflower convenience stores prompt Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department investigation

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is investigating at least three armed robberies at convenience stores in LA County that occurred overnight. The first robbery took place on January 17 at approximately 9:11 p.m. in the 5800 block of Bellflower Boulevard in Lakewood. Deputies responded to the convenience store after a […]

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Winnsboro Petroleum sells 24 Pops Mart convenience stores

COLOMBIA, South Carolina — Winnsboro Petroleum Co. completed the sale of its 24 Shell and CITGO-branded Pops Mart convenience stores to Don Draughon and JD Dykstra, marking its exit from the industry. The stores are in the large market in Columbia, SC. Winnsboro Petroleum was a multigenerational petroleum distributor led by Bill McMaster, the owner […]

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Transport for Wales to start selling train tickets at convenience stores

Transport for Wales is launching a pilot scheme to sell train tickets in convenience stores. From January 24, TfW will become the first-ever train operating company in the UK to make it possible to purchase train tickets via in-store Payzone devices. TfW said the main goal was to make it easier and more convenient for […]

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Quicklee’s Convenience Stores Grows Through Single-Site Acquisitions | Convenience store news

AVON, NY – Family-owned and operated Quicklee’s Convenience Stores is expanding its reach in upstate New York with a handful of single-site acquisitions. In a series of three acquisitions in 2021, Quicklee’s took over sites in Dalton, Lyon and Avon, bringing the operator’s total store count to 26. Quicklee’s The newly acquired Mobil gas station […]

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Convenience store parallel mail service continues to grow

A customer sends a package using CU’s delivery service. [BGF RETAIL] Ms. Seo, a 31-year-old office worker, is no longer waiting for the postman. If any friends need to send her something, she tells them to use their nearest convenience store. They can drop off a package at a convenience store near them, and it […]

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Whitewater welcomes new convenience stores

The Town of Whitewater welcomed a new Kwik Trip store to the community on December 9, 2021 at 305 Elkhorn Rd. and will celebrate the opening of another Kwik Trip store at 837 S. Janesville St. These two highly anticipated convenience stores are the newest additions to the more than 700 locations operated by the […]

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Transport for Wales launches convenience store train ticket sales pilot

//= do_shortcode(‘[in-content-square]’) ?> Picture by Payzone Transport for Wales is piloting a new scheme which will allow customers to buy selected train tickets at their local convenience store. The program will launch on January 24 and will be available to customers within the South Wales Metropolitan Area involving stores in 90 different locations. Its main […]

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Warning against counterfeit $100 bills in LaSalle convenience stores

Windsor, Ont. – The LaSalle Police Department has received four separate reports of businesses receiving counterfeit Canadian $100 bills and has issued a warning for the public to be vigilant. According to police, between December 29 and January 11, the fraudulent invoices were used at local convenience stores to make purchases, but recipients did not […]

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On the Run Gas Station Convenience Stores See Pandemic Business Jump – Red Deer Advocate

As the pandemic took hold, Parkland Corporation noticed an interesting shift in the company’s revenue stream. Independent gasoline supplier and marketing company behind gas stations Fas Gas Plus among a number of other brands was seeing significantly more people stop by its On the Run convenience stores to buy basic groceries and other last minute […]

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Convenience Stores in Japan Reforming Business Models for Growth

Three large convenience store operators in Japan are looking to reform their business models to continue growing, as the domestic market hits its ‘ceiling’ and consumer behavior dramatically changes during the coronavirus pandemic. Seven-Eleven Japan Co., the country’s largest convenience store chain, has tried to move away from its “one-size-fits-all” business model, its president, Fumihiko […]

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Nevada Convenience Stores Grateful for Tax Cut

Higher tax rates on electronic cigarettes would increase traditional cigarette use and reduce the use of the less harmful electronic cigarette. Without a doubt, lawmakers were hoping to reduce Americans’ tobacco and nicotine use when they proposed the vaping tax, but Republicans and a handful of Senate Democrats, including Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, took the […]

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Stop Price Discrimination Against Convenience Stores

December 30, 2021 1:29 p.m. ET Sodas at a convenience store in Baghdad, Ky. Photo: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News Noah Phillips and Joshua Wright rightly note that “antitrust laws protect competition” and that “competition benefits society and consumers” (“As Inflation Rises, Antitrust ‘Reformers’ Target Lower Prices”, op-ed, December 21) -Patman Act is the wrong conclusion. Price […]

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Auto stores and convenience stores are the biggest retail winners of the pandemic

With months of mandatory closings, social distancing restrictions, and tempered consumer demand, the retail market has certainly been hit during the pandemic. But not all retailers come out of the pandemic for the worse. In fact, many are in expansion mode or are already experiencing a rapid rebound from the pandemic. Stan Johnson Co. recently […]

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Ten Phoenix Convenience Stores We Can’t Live Without

The best convenience stores are more than the sum of their products. They’re there for you when you need a Cheetos fix or when you’re running low on TP, but they also act as mind readers, showcasing the perfect ice cream, craft beer, or even the scented candle you didn’t know about. not even need. […]

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Convenience stores offering last-minute gifts

Convenience stores are ready to help those in need of a last-minute Christmas present. Mack Patel, who runs Ameristop Food Mart, says lottery tickets are among the best sellers before Christmas. “There are a lot of Christmas-themed tickets,” Patel said. “There’s a $10 band, there’s even a $20 Christmas ticket.” For those in need of […]

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Jack’s Convenience Stores Finds New Owners

Midland, TX — Penta Operating LLC has officially changed hands. As part of the agreement, aA subsidiary of Monfort Cos. recovers eight Jack’s convenience stores, a Jack’s Lube & Wash oil change and a car wash. Stores are located in West Texas, including Midland, San Angelo and Abilene. Four stores carry Exxon-branded fuel, while four […]

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Monfort Cos. acquires 8 Jack’s convenience stores

DENVER – Monfort Cos. acquired eight convenience stores with fuel from Penta Operating LLC, doing business as Jack’s Convenience Stores. The deal also includes a Jack’s Lube & Wash oil change and car wash location. The stores are located in Midland, San Angelo and Abilene Markets in West Texas. Four stores carry Exxon brand fuel, […]

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Advocacy for Curbside Pickup at Convenience Stores

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — Convenience store operators have several frequently cited reasons why they are reluctant to add curbside pickup to their stores: they fear a loss of additional, impulse sales; this could increase labor costs; and they think the sidewalk requires a dedicated pick up area in the parking lot. However, there is a […]

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Convenience Stores Could Thrive in 2022 – If They Do This 1 Thing

It’s fair to say that 2020 has been a miserable year for many retailers, but not for convenience stores. As essential retailers, these stores were generally allowed to remain open while other businesses had to close. This lack of disruption allowed convenience store sales to increase by 1.5% in 2020. The outlook for convenience stores […]

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A strike that could have hit deliveries to 1,500 convenience stores in London and the south-east suspended for wage review in January

The two-day strike, including Christmas Eve, by drivers employed by Tesco-owned Booker Retail Partners at its Thamesmead site, which could have affected deliveries from 1,500 convenience stores in London and the South-East, has been suspended. Unite the union said today (Monday, December 20) that the strikes of 45 workers, scheduled for Thursday (December 23) and […]

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Iowa Retailer Completes Purchase of Pilot Convenience Stores

ANKENY, Iowa (AP) – An Iowa-based convenience store chain has completed the purchase of 40 stores from Pilot Corporation, based in Knoxville, Tennessee. Casey’s General Stores, Inc. announced in a press release that it has completed the sale as part of a three-year strategic plan to add 345 new stores nationwide. The company describes itself […]

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Casey’s completes purchase of Pilot convenience stores

An Iowa-based convenience store chain has completed the purchase of 40 stores from Pilot Corporation, based in Knoxville, Tennessee. Casey’s General Stores, Inc. announced in a press release that it had completed the sale as part of a three-year strategic plan to add 345 new stores nationwide. The company describes itself as the third-largest convenience […]

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Two suspects arrested after series of early morning convenience store robberies

Photo credit: Airman 1st Class Gustavo Castillo Authorities arrested two of the three suspects Friday after a series of robberies at gas stations and convenience stores in San Diego and Chula Vista. Officers first responded to a call that two armed men driving a brown or gold SUV had robbed an AM/PM store at 4333 […]

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Snappy convenience stores launch mobile food ordering

PHILIPSBURG, Pa. – Snappy’s Convenience Stores is the next operator to enter the mobile food ordering arena. Available through the App Store and Google Play, customers can download the Snappy’s mobile app and order food online from any of four Snappy’s Grille locations in Milesburg, Clearfield, Houtzdale and DuBois, PA. To access mobile ordering, users […]

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DoorDash brings delivery-based DashMart grocery and convenience stores to Canada

TORONTO – DoorDash has brought its delivery grocery and convenience stores to Canada that conduct app-only sales. The San Francisco, Calif.-based company, whose main business is restaurant food delivery, said it has opened DashMart stores in Toronto, London, Kitchener, Vancouver and Winnipeg. DashMart locations operate on a “dark store” model, where walk-in customers are not […]

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Same suspect robbed 3 convenience stores, police say – FOX13 News Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis police are hoping the public can help identify the man they believe robbed three gas station convenience stores over the weekend. Officers responded to an armed robbery at the Mapco located at 459 EH Crump around 5:30 a.m. Saturday morning. They were told that a man had tried to make a […]

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‘Slippery slope’: Alberta liquor store group fears more convenience stores will follow Edmonton 7-Eleven liquor model

Breadcrumb Links Local news Author of the article: Lauren Boothby Release date : Dec 12 2021 • 2 days ago • 2 minutes to read • 50 reviews Liquor store industry advocates fear that more Alberta convenience stores will start selling alcohol after a 7-Eleven at 14110 127 St. NW, in north Edmonton, begins to […]

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Convenience stores help communities after tornadoes

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Casey’s, based in Ankeny, Iowa, is supporting its team members, stores and communities in six states affected by tornadoes and storms that rocked the South and Midwest over the week -end. At least 40 tornadoes were reported in nine states between Friday evening and early Saturday morning, leaving at least 80 confirmed dead and […]

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‘Skill Games’ Return to Convenience Stores, Trucks Stop Statewide | Richmond Free Press

“Skill games” are legal again. Slot machine-style games were the mainstay of convenience stores and truck stops until the General Assembly banned them on July 1. A Virginia judge on Monday temporarily barred the state from enforcing the ban, allowing store owners in Richmond and across the state to turn on thousands of machines in […]

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BP tests cashierless technology to make convenience stores more convenient

BP will introduce the automated checkout to ten stores next year, hoping to attract more customers by getting them in and out of the store faster. Joe Raedle / Getty Images BP is experimenting with new technology at several of its gas stations that will allow drivers to grab their 20-ounce soda and bag of […]

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Convenience Stores in Omaha Challenge the State’s New Take-Out Beverage Law | Regional government

But Carson said if the goal was to protect public health by avoiding travel within an establishment, the changes should have included allowing convenience stores to sell through direct-access windows. Carson said Mega Saver stores sold beer and liquor through its takeout windows while the governor’s emergency order, enacted in March 2020, was in effect. […]

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Convenience Stores in Omaha Challenge the State’s New Take-Out Beverage Law |

Nebraska restaurants can now offer take-out alcohol permanently under a new state law inspired by Governor Pete Ricketts’ efforts to help struggling businesses during the pandemic. An attorney for an Omaha convenience store chain said on Tuesday it was unfair to allow Nebraska bars and restaurants to sell “take out” cocktails, while banning convenience stores […]

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Omaha Convenience Stores Challenge New State Takeout Law | Govt. & Politics

But Carson said if the goal was to protect public health by avoiding travel inside an establishment, the changes should have included allowing convenience stores to sell through ATMs. Carson said Mega Saver stores sold beer and liquor through its take-out counters while the governor’s emergency order, signed into law in March 2020, was in […]

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Omaha Convenience Stores Challenge New State Takeout Law | Government and politics

An attorney for an Omaha convenience store chain said on Tuesday it was unfair to allow bars and restaurants in Nebraska to sell “takeout” cocktails, while banning convenience stores from selling beer in their windows. to take away. James Carson, an attorney for Mega Saver stores, told a state liquor board that a new state […]

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Sheetz Convenience Stores Appoints New President and CEO

Sheetz, based in Altoona, today announced that the company will have a new President and CEO in January. Travis Sheetz, nephew of founder Bob Sheetz, will take up his new role in the new year. Travis Sheetz was previously President and Chief Operating Officer. Former CEO Joe Sheetz will become executive vice president and “will […]

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Convenience Stores Market 2021 SWOT Study, Sales Analysis, Technological Innovations, and Competitive Landscape to 2031

Pune, Maharashtra, India, November 30, 2021 (Wiredrelease) Prudour Pvt. Ltd -: The Global Convenience Store Market 2021 is a comprehensive research study that describes the current state of the convenience store industry. Our latest study will provide readers with a comprehensive knowledge of the past, present and futuristic aspects of the convenience store market. In […]

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Police cite two dozen convenience stores for sales to minors

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama (WAFF) – The Huntsville Police Department has announced that 24 convenience stores have been cited for selling alcohol to minors. This follows an investigation by the ministry. The investigation was opened after police received several reports from the community about convenience stores selling alcohol to minors. The four-hour operation was conducted on November […]

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24 convenience stores in Huntsville cited for selling alcohol to minors

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) cited 24 convenience stores following a four-hour operation for selling alcohol to minors. LISTEN: North Carolina man admits killing his father and uncle during 911 call According to the HPD, the operation was carried out on Wednesday, November 17, and included HPD Community Resource Officers (CROs) and […]

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Chicago-area convenience store owners accused of defrauding low-income food program

Convenience store owners accused of defrauding low-income food program for women and children (MGN) Chicago, IL- (ENEWSPF) – The owners of several Chicago-area convenience stores have been charged in federal court with conspiracy to defraud a low-income food program for women and children. A 16-count indictment in Chicago U.S. District Court alleges that from 2010 […]

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KL convenience stores and Chinese medical centers authorized to sell alcohol, subject to conditions

KUALA LUMPUR: Chinese convenience stores and medical centers in the city will be allowed to sell hard liquor but under certain conditions, said Dr Datuk Seri, Shahidan Kassim. The concession was announced by the Minister of Federal Territories after Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) banned on November 1 the sale of hard liquor in various […]

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Japanese convenience stores face shortage of fried chicken

It made the evening news in Japan. Screenshot: FNN / YouTube Businesses around the world are worried shortage of chips. But in Japan, if you love convenience store fried chicken, add another worry to your list. Family Mart is running out of its delicious Famichiki. FNN Going through Oona McGee reports that the spread of […]

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Are convenience stores a dying breed?

The discussions and debates surrounding the demise of physical stores are not new. Of course, the focus of the conversation has changed, but at the heart of it is how customer convenience determines and influences the lifespan of store concepts, like convenience retail. I was recently asked, “Is convenience already dying?” And I firmly believe […]

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Snacks drive trips to convenience stores

Image courtesy of The Hershey Company For the past 18 months, retailers have lived with the axiom that “uncertainty is the only certainty there is”. And while the global pandemic has accelerated a number of buying behaviors, the truth is that consumers have been changing the way they buy for much longer. Digital tools facilitate […]

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Chicago-area Convenience Store Owners Charged With Defrauding Food Program For Low-Income Women and Children | USAO-NDIL

CHICAGO – The owners of several Chicago-area convenience stores have been charged in federal court with conspiracy to defraud a low-income food program for women and children. A 16-count indictment in Chicago U.S. District Court alleges that from 2010 to 2019, store owners and several workers conspired to fraudulently cash checks from the Women, Infants […]

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Toledo plans to allow small convenience stores to add competition, improve quality and cleanliness

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – Toledo city councilors John Hobbs III and Rob Ludeman introduced an amendment at Tuesday night’s city council meeting that would remove the 2,000 square foot spacing requirement for convenience stores . “Those 2,000 square feet were really based on nothing. It was just an arbitrary number that was released some time […]

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Retail group Amacor Capital targets 30 convenience stores next year as latest acquisition closes

Independent convenience group Amacor Capital Ltd has finalized the purchase of its latest Nisa Local store with the aim of doubling its portfolio over the next 12 months. The addition of Operation Denby Dale near Huddersfield makes it the 17th in north and central England and Wales. Nisa’s partner for three years, Amacor, headquartered in […]

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Ascent Protein Reclaimed Water is Distributed Nationally at Sheetz Convenience Stores

DENVER, Colorado. – Ascent, one of America’s fastest growing sports nutrition brands, announces national distribution of its protein drink, Recovery Water, at Sheetz convenience stores. Starting November 2, 2021, Ascent Reclaimed Water will be available at over 400 Sheetz locations nationwide. Sheetz will offer three flavors of reclaimed water: fruit punch, pineapple, coconut, and orange […]

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AMC popcorn will arrive in mall kiosks, supermarkets and convenience stores in 2022

article The movie theater chain plans to launch up to five “AMC Theaters Perfectly Popcorn” stores, counters and kiosks in malls across the country in the first half of 2022, with plans for up to 15 retail locations. by the end of 2022. (AMC Entertainment) AMC Entertainment popular Pop corn could appear in a mall […]

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AMC popcorn will hit kiosks in malls, supermarkets and convenience stores in 2022

Investing YouTuber Trey Collins discusses AMC stocks and more on ‘Make Money’ AMC Entertainment’s popular popcorn could appear in a mall or supermarket near you in 2022. THE BUDGET AND SALARIES OF THE “RUST” FILM REVEALED: WHAT ALEC BALDWIN, THE ARMOR AND THE CREW HAVE BEEN PAID The movie theater chain plans to launch up […]

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Cashier-less convenience stores are popping up across Canada

MONTREAL – Canadian company Aisle 24 is trying to usher in a new era of convenience. Like many convenience stores across the country, their locations are packed with food and snacks. But there is one major difference: no one works there. “You shop as you normally would, there is just no staff and you allow […]

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Seven reasons convenience stores need to embrace a more digital future

The essence of convenience stores is that they have something for everyone, from essential groceries to quick service foods and drinks, alcohol, lottery tickets, clothing, fuel, etc. etc. But at the same time, this diverse set of offerings creates operational complexities when it comes to achieving and maintaining environmental health and safety for workers and […]

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Consumer goods price increases hit independent convenience stores

While large operators can absorb the cost increases induced by disruption, smaller retailers may find it difficult to compete. Through Suzy silliman | November 3, 2021 We’ve all read the headlines if we haven’t experienced it firsthand as consumers or sellers and marketers, the supply chain issues that continue to plague the consumer packaged goods […]

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How Wawa Plans to Make Convenience Stores More Convenient | Business

Christian Hetrick The Philadelphia Investigator To make convenience stores more convenient, Wawa allows customers to skip the store altogether. Shoppers can order on their phone and have coffee delivered to their car. A few Wawa stores have drive-thru counters like fast food restaurants. You can also have hoagies delivered to your doorstep if you want […]

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Several convenience stores stolen from propane tanks in South Bend

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – At least three South Bend businesses have had dozens of their propane tanks stolen in a series of thefts over the past week. At a Phillips 66 gas station on Sample Street, two men stole more than twenty tanks, but were caught on camera. In the video, a man can be […]

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Dickinson businessman named president of US convenience stores

The Hub opened its first store in 2015 and the business has expanded into western North Dakota with multiple locations including two stores in Dickinson and stores in New England, Hazen and Beulah. In a video interview with NACS, Scheeler said that the quality and presentation sets The Hub apart from other convenience stores. “The […]

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Dickinson businessman named president of U.S. convenience stores – The Dickinson Press

Recently, the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) announced its 2021-2022 President as a native of Dickinson and CEO Jared Scheeler of The Hub Convenience Stores Inc. The Hub opened its first store in 2015, and the business has expanded into western North Dakota with multiple locations, including two stores in Dickinson and stores in […]

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Top 50 Global Convenience Stores Report 2021: Retailer Sales, Market Share, Positioning and Key Performance Indicators

DUBLIN, October 27, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – The “Top 50 Global Convenience Stores Retailers Sales, Market Share, Positioning and Key Performance Indicators (KPI)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. This brief lists the top 50 convenience store retailers by sales in 2020, which includes sales tax, by calendar year, which makes the data and […]

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Global 50 Convenience Stores 2021 Report: Retailer Sales, Market Share, Positioning & Key Performance Metrics – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The “Top 50 Global Convenience Stores Retailers Sales, Market Share, Positioning and Key Performance Indicators (KPI)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. This brief lists the top 50 convenience store retailers by sales in 2020, which includes sales tax, by calendar year, which makes the data and market share […]

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Self-service 24-hour convenience stores with no employees planned for British Columbia

If you’re still going for the self-service aisle, this store is for you. A 24-hour, fully self-serve convenience store may soon be coming to British Columbia. That’s right, a store without employees, open 24 hours a day and fully stocked with all the products you need. A company called Aisle 24 has launched such stores […]

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Unmanned 24-hour self-service convenience stores planned for British Columbia

If you always opt for the self-service department, this store is for you. A fully self-service 24-hour convenience store could soon land in British Columbia. That’s right, a store without employees, open 24 hours a day and well stocked with all the products you need. A company called Aisle 24 has launched such stores in […]

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Fire destroys one of Walkerton’s only convenience stores

WALKERTON, Indiana (WNDU) – At approximately 2:40 a.m., law enforcement responded to a call reporting a fire at 200 Roosevelt Road. When police arrived at Casey’s general store, they noticed that the store windows had been burnt to the ground. “The surroundings were nice, the people were nice and, you know, it sucks to find […]

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CBD, Texas convenience stores surprised by DSHS website update

AUSTIN (Nexstar) — The state surprised CBD stores and convenience stores across Texas when it recently updated its Schedule 1 controlled substance guidelines to include the commonly sold hemp product, Delta 8. But industry executives say the only communication the state has given the public so far is a brief wording update on their website. […]

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At least 6 QuikTrip convenience stores arrive in Middle GA

A popular Oklahoma-based channel of convenience stores and gas stations is expanding further into central Georgia with the arrival of several new stores. In March, QuikTrip opened its first travel center in Central Georgia at 4934 Sardis Church Road off Interstate 75 in southern Bibb County. Today, a half-dozen or more QuikTrip stores with a […]