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C-Stores in the News

C-Store Trends, Industry News, Building Your Business October 29, 2018

It takes a lot of hard work and long hours to make your dreams come true. C-Store owners everywhere know this to be true. There are different challenges you face everyday, but the success you see...

Making the Most of Halloween in Your C-Store

Building Your Business, Consumer Trends, Industry News, Product Spotlight, Seasonal Trends October 22, 2018

UPDATE: This year, Halloween spending is expected to reach $9 billion.  This number is second in 14 years only to last year’s record of $9.1 billion.  While $6.3 billion is expected to be spent on...

Merchant Topic: How do I gain more Bill Pay customers?

Industry News, goEBT News, Building Your Business, The Banking Revolution October 02, 2018

Question: "What is the best way to gain more bill pay customers?" - Morad Issa, Nada #1

Card Processing Costs are Eating C-Store Profits

C-Store Trends, The Banking Revolution, Industry News, Building Your Business August 30, 2018

While there was once a time when business owners could choose whether to accept credit and debit cards, that time is gone.  Now, if you want to ensure that you are making as much money as possible...

Outdoor C-Store Signage Trends

C-Store Trends, Industry News, Building Your Business August 22, 2018

Many c-store owners think that signage is something they don’t really have to focus their attention on.  However, that couldn’t be farther from the truth.  Signage is how you communicate with your...

Why Amazon Isn't Exactly a Threat to C-Stores...YET!

Industry News, Consumer Trends, Building Your Business July 30, 2018

Since the early 2000s, Amazon has been disrupting and challenging businesses in most consumer product and service industries.  The ecommerce giant has single-handedly transformed the way that...

C-Store Trips are Down. Now What?

Industry News, Consumer Trends, Building Your Business July 02, 2018

We’ve talked about the changes in the way c-store customers shop quite a few times.  What you may not be aware of is the fact that in the past four years, overall consumer trips to any retail...

Avoid the Risks of Poor C-Store Cleanliness or Food Safety

Building Your Business, Industry News May 22, 2018

It’s no surprise that consumers prefer establishments that are clean and safe, even convenience stores.  No one wants to risk getting sick simply from using the restroom or grabbing a snack.  If...