News

  • Canadian Carwash Association announces new board of directors

    The CCA hosted its Annual General Meeting this past April, where there was a lively debate about the number of board members, but also about the number of suppliers versus the number of operators on the board...
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  • Revive the gum category with these 5 tips

    Despite declines in the gum category the past three years, convenience-gas retailers can still find ways to rejuvenate their gum sales by bringing this impulse category to the front of their stores and, as a result, the forefront of their customers’ minds...
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  • POS signage attracts attention in all c-store environments

    Michele Gerard’s popular Atlantic News location in downtown Halifax, NS is known for its wide availability of magazines and newspapers from around the world, but while Gerard deals mainly in the printed word, she also places an emphasis on her convenience sales with the use of eye-catching point-of-sale materials...
  • ACSA update

    The big issue the Atlantic Convenience Stores Association (ACSA) is very concerned about is the tobacco tax increase in the Atlantic provinces. All four provincial governments announced in their budgets that they are increasing tobacco taxes...
  • Join Jeannette Mandrusiak at The Convenience U CARWACS Show in Calgary!

    Whenever The Convenience U CARWACS Show sets up shop, you can expect to find Jeannette Mandrusiak in the front row of the educational sessions, and engaging with suppliers on the trade show floor.
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  • OCSA Update

    It’s been a busy spring for the Ontario Convenience Stores Association, as it works on files ranging from Free Our Beer and contraband tobacco to the Ontario budget and the plastic bag ban in Toronto...
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  • Four ways to build sales with pre-packs

    When Steve Friesen is waiting in line at a store, he finds himself looking for last-minute deals to add to his basket. That’s why, as the owner of Thornview Grocery in Morden, MB, he uses promotional displays near the cash to incent his customers to pick up an extra item or two.
  • NACDA celebrates product innovation

    As a convenience store retailer, it’s important to understand the value of product innovation. Not only does innovation build excitement and drive traffic into your c-store, it also keeps the entire industry relevant ...
  • OCSA encourages member involvement

    For more information and industry updates from the OCSA, check out the March 2013 CONVENIENCE CONNECT newsletter.
  • Pumps & Pressure Inc. working with Rock-N-Wash ™

    Pumps & Pressure Inc. is pleased to announce that we have been working with Sylvain Blouin on his recent Rock-N-Wash ™ project in Edmonton, Alberta. The site is unique with its dual exit lane concept and will have a state-of-the-art 100-foot Belanger ‘Touchless’ tunnel wash...
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