Marketing Strategies

Convenience store marketing strategy ideas & news

Will cross-promote in stores, chain says

BALTIMORE -- Baltimore's spending panel, the City Board of Estimates, voted unanimously Wednesday to change the Baltimore Arena's name to the Royal Farms Arena in exchange for about $1.2 million over five years, reported The Baltimore Su n. The Baltimore-based convenience store chain, which owns...

Todd Hale Nielsen GMDC (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / General Merchandise)

Todd Hale (left), Cheri Taylor, Lou Martire, Anna Mancini, John Jansen

Hale moderates GMDC conference session identifying top-performing GM categories

SAN ANTONIO -- "Consumer confidence is up, and we've exceeded the level of confidence we were at as the recession hit. When it comes to the retail landscape, an $802 billion market is up 1.3%, within the retail channels that we track. Drug is up 1.2% and Supermarket is up 1.1%," said Todd Hale,...

Patsy Lou dealership opens gas station, convenience store, car wash

FLINT, Mich. -- Patsy Lou Williamson's Patsy Lou automobile dealership in Flint Township, Mich., has opened a BP gas station, convenience store and car wash across the street from Patsy Lou Buick GMC. It is the dealership's newest business venture. "We are offering our customers three cents off a...

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