The 2013 CCentral Independent Insights survey results reveal similar trends toward higher levels of digital engagement, a strengthening of full-service distributor relationships, and improved staffing practices...
At the junction of Highway 83 and Provincial Road 257 in Virden, Man. is a c-store, car wash and petroleum site called White Owl Convenience. Wayne Rudneski, who owns three White Owl locations with his brother, has been in the c-retail business since the 1970s.
In every issue of YCM/Octane we share stories from convenience, gas and wash retailers who are using social media to build a community of loyal customers. Pictured above is Scott Knack, owner of Alcona Esso in Innisfil, Ont.
Take two minutes out of your day to watch this video, which features Roland Park, owner of IDA Milk and Variety in Toronto. He'll walk you through three ways to profit from promotions. If you follow these simple tips, you might just see a lift in sales!
Hugh Large is known as the convenience guru, and he knows a thing or two about in-store layouts and merchandising. We caught up with him at The Convenience U CARWACS Show in Calgary and got him to share his top five tips for building a successful in-store environment.