During my travels in 2004, a number of people asked me what I thought of Alain Bouchard and Alimentation Couche- Tard. The question was, really, did I think we were in for another “Circle K going full circle.”
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!