C-store services news for the convenience store retail industry.

Startup expanding to as many as 18 cities, and it’s aggressively targeting convenience

PHILADELPHIA -- “Goodbye convenience store. Hello goPuff.” That’s the tagline of goPuff, a new 24-hour, on-demand delivery service, which also calls itself “convenience on wheels.” With that, Philadelphia-based startup GoBrands Inc. throws down the competitive gauntlet, taking aim squarely at the...

Partnership with Fastport will help truckstop operators recruit, hire veterans

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- NATSO, the trade association representing truckstops and travel plazas, has announced a new partnership with Fastport to help NATSO members recruit and hire military veterans and transitioning service members. Fastport's mission is to educate, motivate, hire and inspire veterans...

Independents vs. major chains: Who rules the road, and where?

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- The Busy Bee truckstop in Live Oak, Fla., took the “best of the best” designation in Trucker Path ’s survey of driver ratings to determine the best truckstops, as well as which states have the best locations. Trucker Path recently looked at 3,500 truckstops that had ratings...

Yes, even before gas, food and drinks
Vacation travel season gives retailers an opportunity to set themselves apart
NATSO announces partnership with Allied Brand Capital
Fleet solutions accepted at more than 725 stations
Brand partners with Allied Brand Capital
And 8 ways retailers can avoid them
NACS, NATSO retailers testify new requirements will doom small-format participation