Channel: Chain Executives
Working with brokers to develop program for convenience industry
First time U.S. chain recognized as International Convenience Retailer of Year
Features 'Tanks of Thanks,' 'Cenexperts' blog, more, to assist travelers,.
Truckstops pull magazine over law firm's offensive message .
Company counters with allegations of falsified records, violated agreements
Mergers & Acquisitions News
Recent mega-mergers spur talk of where new acquisitions, expansion may occur
It’s been a tough, long slog, but the U.S. economy is finally moving reliably in the right direction. Several factors, including falling unemployment rates, growth in household income, higher housing starts and vehicle sales, as well as a projected increase in the growth rate of gross domestic product, are all positive signs.
If there was any good story in 2013, it was fuel margins—not necessarily sales, but definitely margins. Average fuel margins of 18.5 cents for the total industry were solid.
Convenience retailers can see satisfaction turn to dissatisfaction with the simple switch of channel of retail. Likewise, seemingly notable gains are drab when compared to other categories and years.
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