When you mention “the black market,” it evokes imagery of back-alley deals among criminals, not the less fearsome picture of mom-and-pop grocers conducting transactions with their regular customers. Yet it was the latter who recently came up in headlines about the black market.
Plunge in oil prices sets the stage for record margins and boost in in-store sales. Also In This Issue: Profitability skyrockets for top performers! Other channels seek to redefine convenience! The economy enters a new stage. The growing health-and-wellness trend. Fuel demand; oil's slide; multicultural momentum; and data, data, data!