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Custom Learning Paths You Can Implement Quickly

Custom Learning Paths You Can Implement Quickly

Your employees keep your business running, which is why it is important to invest in their success – if they’re successful, so are you. One method for increasing the likelihood of success is the development of customized learning paths to provide employees with the...

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Custom Learning Paths You Can Implement Quickly

Your employees keep your business running, which is why it is important to invest in their success – if they’re successful, so are you. One method for increasing the likelihood of success is the development of customized learning paths to provide employees with the...

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Tobacco and Alcohol Compliance Training

Tobacco and Alcohol Compliance Training

Alcohol and tobacco sales bring a lot of customers into your convenience store. When you factor in add-on purchases, selling these products has a significant impact on your bottom line.   Your employees have a responsibility to sell alcohol and tobacco in accordance...

Bringing Convenience to Your Curb

Bringing Convenience to Your Curb

Convenience stores thrive when they make it as easy as possible for customers to get what they came for. In 2022, foodservice made up 25.7% of in-store sales, according to an industry report. In order to keep that momentum going, it only makes sense to have ordering...

5 Trends in Convenience Store Food Offerings

5 Trends in Convenience Store Food Offerings

What’s fueling a rise in convenience store profits? It’s not actually fuel, it’s food. Convenience stores across the country have been doing more to invite their fuel-only customers inside the store where higher profit margin food selections await – and those efforts...

Train Employees to De-Escalate Difficult Situations

Train Employees to De-Escalate Difficult Situations

When you run a convenience store, you have control over certain aspects of the business. Products, store layout, employees, and policies—all are carefully considered and chosen. Your customers, however, will always be a wild card. You can’t control who’s having a good...

Celebrate! Take the Stress Out of Holiday Alcohol Sales

Celebrate! Take the Stress Out of Holiday Alcohol Sales

December always packs in a lot of celebrations (and let’s be real, everyone likes New Year’s Eve more than New Year’s Day anyway), which means that alcohol sales are on the rise. If your store sells alcoholic beverages, make sure your team is ready for higher demand!...

Be Food Allergy Aware

Be Food Allergy Aware

“Are your glazed donuts nut-free?” “Does that sandwich have mayonnaise?” “Where are your gluten-free snacks?” When you hear questions like these from your customers, it might be tempting to write them off as high maintenance. Before you do that, though, consider this:...

Stop Your Store from Selling Alcohol to Minors

Stop Your Store from Selling Alcohol to Minors

It’s against the law to sell alcohol to minors, but that won’t stop them from trying to purchase it at your store. If they succeed, and your store is caught selling to minors, you and your employees could face fines and potentially a loss of your liquor license, or...

Manage Training with Blended Learning Strategies

Manage Training with Blended Learning Strategies

There’s truth in the Chinese proverb that says, “I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand.” Adult learners remember what they see two times more effectively than what they read. Whether you’re launching a new promotion or certifying employees...

Career Paths Are Key to Employee Retention

Career Paths Are Key to Employee Retention

There’s a million different ways to improve employee retention at your store, but many of them focus only on the short term. Recognizing your employees with an Employee of the Month program is nice, but that can often fade into background noise for your more...

Tips for Trade Show Networking

Tips for Trade Show Networking

Over 20,000 people are expected to attend this year’s NACS Show in Atlanta Oct. 3-6th. Educational sessions will cover a range of topics from data security to customer engagement. The expo halls have over a thousand exhibitors. (You can find us in Booth B3749 – we...

Stocking the Shelves: It’s the Little Things

Stocking the Shelves: It’s the Little Things

To build the best experience possible for your customers, you want to make sure everything in your store is as good as it can be.  You have great employees, a great store layout, and an amazing selection of products – but are those same products being displayed as...

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