Marketing Strategies

Convenience store marketing strategy ideas & news
Chip Conley

Chip Conley

NACS Show: Winning employee, customer loyalty a matter of exceeding expectations

ATLANTA -- Hotels and the convenience store channel have a few things in common. Both are service industries, both face grueling competition, and both have a workforce that is often paid an hourly rate, has no higher education and serve in what detractors consider "dead-end jobs." With those...

7-Eleven to become part of American Express Serve's free cash-loading network

NEW YORK -- 7-Eleven Inc. and CVS/pharmacy are on board as American Express Serve launches a free nationwide cash load network and adds new money management capabilities to its full-service reloadable prepaid account. The new features include direct deposit, bill pay, mobile check capture, personal...

Walgreens leveraging low-cost financial services via rewards to draw in "unbanked"

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- As part of its ongoing strategy to become a daily destination not only for health and wellness, but also for convenience merchandise and services, Walgreens has announced Balance Financial, a full suite of integrated financial services launching in phases over the coming months,...

C-store, retail brand agency CBX also celebrating 10th anniversary
Nebraska convenience store chain Uncle Neal's launches loyalty program through Kickback.
Pacific Convenience & Fuels drops Circle K for "My Goods Market".
Connecticut distributor rebrands c-stores with updated look, foodservice ties
Retailer to build 20 new sites a year, rebrand older locations
Inside Walmart on Campus; Despite cramped aisles & 7-foot-high shelves, pilot program packs ‘em in
Automated convenience store installation will be third in California