Fuels Analysis

Fuels analysis from industry experts
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Pump price and margin drop again

CAMARILLO, Calif. -- The national average retail price of regular-grade gasoline dropped 5 cents per gallon in the past two weeks, to $2.5066, according to the most recent Lundberg Survey of approximately 2,500 U.S. gas stations. This makes a total drop of 18.83 cents since Hurricane Harvey's...

Kum & Go

Retailer makes room for charging stations as it attempts to stay ahead of disruption

CHICAGO -- Dwell time. Levels 2 and 3. CHAdeMo and SAE Combo. This is the new vocabulary for fuel retailers in the future, if growth projections for electric vehicles (EV) come to pass. At a panel on capitalizing on the EV market at the 2017 NACS Show , Derek Nelson, manager of sustainability for...

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The factors that determine whether a retailer can 'own' its pricing decisions

CLEVELAND -- Warren Buffet once said, “The single most important decision in evaluating a business is pricing power. If you’ve got the power to raise prices without losing business to a competitor, you’ve got a very good business. And if you have to have a prayer session before raising the price by...

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How AI technology and machine learning can help humans gain gallons, margins and customers

Gas prices
Retail gasoline prices drop another 7 cents .
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Lessons learned for fuel retailers from hurricanes Harvey and Irma

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Pump price falls 7 cents; more to come
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Why locks—not security tape—will keep your pumps and customers safe .
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From containment systems to manhole covers, newer materials stop water intrusion .

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