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How Jubilee Junction Convenience stands out

Standing out from the crowd by exceeding expectations Read more


Time to get social

Building an online community is easier than you think. Here’s a guide to help you get started. Read more


The alternative c-store

Popbox MicroMrkt is redefining what it means to be convenient in downtown Toronto Read more


Traditional meets digital

Two young entrepreneurs breathe new life into an historic general store by bridging traditional with digital Read more

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3 lessons from a rural retailer

What can urban and suburban retailers learn from a successful rural retailer? Read on to find out... Read more


Learn to build your social network

The desire to connect propels EastSide Confectionery into social media Read more

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Spread the word

Find out what 77% of retailers are sharing on social media Read more


Build your social media community with these 4 tips

Take the time to understand these social media platforms, and get comfortable using your computer or phone to connect with people. Read more


4 ways you can go digital

Learn from the industry's experts how you can take your store's community online... Read more


A c-gas superhero connects with customers online

When an employee suggested creating a Facebook page for Sébastien Poulin’s convenience store last December, he said: ‘Sure, why not?’... Read more