In just the past two years, more than 20,000 convenience stores have been added to the membership rolls of NATO, the premier national retail trade association that specializes in monitoring and responding to FDA tobacco regulations and local, state and federal tobacco legislation.
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!