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Hit the Jackpot with Lottery Sales

Hit the Jackpot with Lottery Sales

Although lottery sales took a hit during the early months of stay-at-home orders, they're making a comeback. Typically, turning a profit from lottery sales is a safe bet for convenience stores. Industry research shows that about half of all U.S. lottery tickets are...

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Hit the Jackpot with Lottery Sales

Although lottery sales took a hit during the early months of stay-at-home orders, they're making a comeback. Typically, turning a profit from lottery sales is a safe bet for convenience stores. Industry research shows that about half of all U.S. lottery tickets are...

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5 Ideas to Improve Employee Morale

5 Ideas to Improve Employee Morale

Convenience store employees, and employees of all essential businesses, are being asked to do more for an increasingly anxious customer base. In these unprecedented times, ongoing efforts to improve employee morale should be part of your company culture. Create a...

Redefining “Essential” for Convenience Stores

Redefining “Essential” for Convenience Stores

Convenience stores are built on the concept of, not surprisingly, convenience. In the midst of this current health crisis, however, what people used to view as convenient is now essential. With customers on edge and other local businesses temporarily closed or...

2019’s Most Popular Convenience Store Articles

2019’s Most Popular Convenience Store Articles

Convenience store managers are busy... but we probably didn't need to tell you that! In case you missed some of our convenience store articles last year, catch up with these top five. 1 - Basic Marketing Concepts Every Convenience Store Manager Should Know Marketing...

What Can We Do Together?

What Can We Do Together?

​Last week we had the privilege of participating in our 11th NACS Show. The end of the show always marks the beginning of exciting new opportunities. It also offers us time to reflect on the relationships we have cultivated and what we have accomplished over the past...

Millennials are Changing Your Customer Base

Millennials are Changing Your Customer Base

Remember that bratty kid from years ago who made a mess at the soda machine and threw a fit until his parents caved and bought him his favorite candy bar? Well, he’s all grown up now, and he’s bringing about 83 million of his friends to the...

Controlling Costs in Your Convenience Store

Controlling Costs in Your Convenience Store

When it comes to controlling costs in a convenience store, it's not just the dollars flying out the window that will get you. Sometimes, it's the less obvious things that will keep you from reaching your short and long term goals. Of course you...

What Do Convenience Store Customers Want?

What Do Convenience Store Customers Want?

Think you’re not losing customers to online stores? Think again. While many retailers are scrambling to compete with online competitors or develop a booming online sales strategy, convenience stores have felt mostly insulated from the threats of...

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