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Keep Customers Coming Back, Even in Bad Weather

Building Your Business, goEBT News, Seasonal Trends November 28, 2017

Now that we’re well into the third quarter, many c-store owners will start to experience challenging weather in their areas.  In certain areas of the U.S. snow, freezing temperatures, ice, and...

Holiday Season: A Great Time to Gain New Customers

Building Your Business, Consumer Trends, Seasonal Trends November 02, 2017

Every holiday season is a time for festivity and also signifies big opportunities for convenience store owners to garner some repeat business.  This means attracting new customers, making sales,...

The Frozen Treats Customers Want

goEBT News, Seasonal Trends June 28, 2017

Now that Summer has arrived, shoppers are reaching for cold and satisfying treats to help deal with the rising temperatures. With gas prices at all-time lows, customers are able to spend more...

Top 6 Fourth of July C-Store Essentials

Consumer Trends, Industry News, SNAP Tips, Seasonal Trends June 26, 2017

In 2016, it was estimated that almost $7 billion would be spent on food for the Fourth of July. Otherwise known as America's Independence day, this holiday has become an annual time of relaxation...

School's Almost Out: Time to Add New Products

Building Your Business, Consumer Trends, Industry News, Seasonal Trends May 12, 2017

C-store sales often get a summertime boost due to thirsty out-of-school kids. Take advantage of the 4.5% increase in sales by choosing items specifically for warmer months. Picking the right...

Tax Time is Approaching, Prepare Your Store

Building Your Business, Industry News, Seasonal Trends February 06, 2017

It’s 2017 and W-2s have been printed and mailed.  While you’re planning for you own tax obligations, be aware that many consumers are filing their own taxes and likely receiving a refund. ...

Top Products You Must Stock for the Super Bowl

Building Your Business, Industry News, Seasonal Trends January 30, 2017

To prepare for the Super Bowl, U.S. consumers spend $14.3 billion every year, with 79% of people purchasing only food items[i]. No matter where your c-store is, you will undoubtedly be catering to...

Technology Trends for 2017

Building Your Business, Industry News, Seasonal Trends December 14, 2016

Sixty-four percent of c-store owners have labeled new store concepts as a strategic priority for 2017[i]. With innovation around every corner owners are striving to balance an improved shopping...

Seasons Change, Your Store Should Too

Building Your Business, Industry News, Seasonal Trends October 02, 2016

Seasonality is not only an opportunity to capitalize on different variations of products, but a chance to remind your customers that you’re paying attention to what they need and want.  A changing...

School's In! Is Your Store Ready?

Building Your Business, Seasonal Trends September 02, 2016

As the year passes by, seasons and holidays continue to pass and the habits of consumers continue to evolve. Convenience stores have a unique advantage when it comes to optimizing for the various...