Marketing Strategies

Convenience store marketing strategy ideas & news

As market share drops, chains accelerating innovation

NEW YORK -- The number of drug stores in the United States has declined by more than 2,000 in the last 7 years (to 37,700 outlets) as independent pharmacies close, reported Nielsen News Wire. And in the last decade, the percentage of U.S. households shopping in drug stores has dropped from 89% to...

Wawa Inc. announced the celebration of its newest additiona brand new store in Wilmington, Del.

WILMINGTON, Del. -- Wawa Inc. announced the celebration of its newest additiona brand new store in Wilmington, Del. To mark the grand opening of the new store, Wawa has challenged the Mill Creek Fire Department and a team representing the United States Marine Reserves to battle it out in a Hoagies...

Retailer using social networking for prize promotion; Moblu gets mileage

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- Kum & Go LC is getting further into the social media arena with its "Ticket Tuesday" promotion using Twitter. Other chains, such as Sheetz, are also exploring the uses of "tweeting." And along with convenience applications, gasoline-related applications for social...

Colloquy says 701 million retail industry memberships account for 39% share of market
Agreement likely to achieve little more than payday for trial lawyers, says NATSO
Would facilitate price rollback functionality, other offers
Cousins Subs Systems Inc. is opening a new store in Caledonia, Wis, on April 2.
Kum & Go L.C. opened three new stores this past week, one each in Lowell and Bentonville, Ark., and Pawnee, Okla.
JH Food Mart, 2 Chefs Carry Out Xpress add program
MetroSplash's FuelLinks Cash-for-Gas joins Points.com.

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