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Building Your Business, SNAP Tips, EBT January 10, 2019


It’s the beginning of the new year and the future is exciting. 2018, is in the past and done. No matter how hard you wish you can’t reverse time, but you can still take a look at the helpful...

Don't Make These SNAP Retailer Mistakes...

goEBT News, SNAP Tips, EBT November 29, 2018

Congratulations! You have finished the requirements and have become an eligible retailer for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). 

Do You Know Who Uses SNAP/EBT?

Building Your Business, Consumer Trends, Industry News, SNAP Tips November 28, 2018

As experts on the government safety net program, SNAP (also known as food stamps), it’s important to us that retailers considering or currently participating in the program are aware of the facts...

Make Fresh a Priority Without a Challenge

Building Your Business, Consumer Trends, SNAP Tips, C-Store Trends October 19, 2018

Fresh foods are one of the fastest growing trends in retail and grocery. As supermarkets have adapted to consumers’ evolving eating habits by offering more organic and healthier products,...

Merchant Question: "Can I sell energy drinks?"

Building Your Business, Consumer Trends, goEBT News, SNAP Tips October 19, 2018

Question: “Can I sell energy drinks?” -Ranny Gammo, Peck Market

Merchant Spotlight: Khurram Ghani

Building Your Business, Merchant Spotlight, SNAP Tips October 05, 2018

Khurram Ghani opened his first store, Island Lake BP, in 2015. After seeing success with this store in a small community, Khurram saw an opportunity to expand and open a second store. His second...

New SNAP Retailer Application: Submit Your Comments

Building Your Business, SNAP Tips September 14, 2018

The government agency that controls the SNAP program, FNS, has released their proposal for the newest version of the application that a store owner must complete to become a SNAP retailer.  We...

Merchant Spotlight: AJ Jabr

Building Your Business, Merchant Spotlight, SNAP Tips September 10, 2018

Our Merchant Spotlight for September goes to AJ Jabr, a multi store owner in Michigan. The family owned business has been successfully running Citgo Gas for 3 years and 2575 Dix Station Inc for 12...

5 Ways to Compete with Larger C-Store Chains

Building Your Business, Consumer Trends, SNAP Tips, C-Store Trends July 26, 2018

Large c-store chains are expanding and with big box stores like Walmart have recently expanded into the convenience store industry , the competition is getting even more intense. To keep...

Why Your Customers' Income Level Is so Important

Building Your Business, goEBT News, SNAP Tips July 06, 2018

You may have heard people say that you need to understand your customer 'demographics'.  Demographics are facts or characteristics that can be counted or measured about a certain population or...