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

Brings back Big Gulp promotion with Redbox for second year

IRVING, Texas -- 7-Eleven Inc. and Redbox are teaming up again to offer a free movie night this summer. Customers can receive a free Redbox movie rental with every Big Gulp fountain drink they purchase, while supplies last. The exclusive offer runs through Aug. 31 at participating U.S. 7-Eleven...

Social-media reviews can make or break a car wash. Here are some tips to prevent business from driving away.

CHICAGO -- Rainy days were once the bane of every self-service car-wash owner. Bad weather meant no revenue. These days an entirely different deluge is washing away business. With no staff on site to soothe dissatisfied customers, proprietors have just a few tools at their disposal to battle...

Loyal customers deserve rewards, but don’t entitle them

Brought to you by Paytronix. Reward programs have been around for years, with the airline, hotel and restaurant industries adopting these types of programs decades ago. But at convenience stores, most loyalty programs are simple club programs or promotions such as 3 cents off per gallon or other...

C-store retailer maximizing efforts in energy conservation, packaging, community engagement

Strengthen your c-store and connect better with customers via these six key tips for success
Recognized for Facebook fountain-drink campaign
Truckstop group champions highway safety initiative
North Carolina company joins car-wash equipment sales, service network
Enables seamless redemption, 'clipping' on digital channels.
Delivery service expanding smart locker program