With retail fuel margins getting tighter, we recently have had multiple clients ask us our opinion on offering cash and credit pricing at the pumps. I am very much in favor of this option, while my business partner feels it is not a great solution. Here's why ...
Background screening is guaranteed to save you time and money when hiring employees. In conjunction with some basic interviewing and onboarding techniques, background screening is the easiest way to minimize employee theft and turnover.
Below is a true story and one that I believe is happening in our industry, all across the country, in all sizes of business. To paraphrase what was said on “Dragnet”: The story you are about to read is true. Only the names have been left out to protect the innocent.
Given all the recent news regarding 7-Eleven’s employee issues, as well as all the similar things you are not hearing about due to the retailers being small chains and/or independent operators, I thought it would be prudent to have Ted Wojcik, our SPHR-certified humanresources consultant, write about the issues facing our industry.
Every day on TV, in the newspaper and online, I hear about social networking and how we need to use it to market our businesses. While I am a firm believer in social media, it is still just one of many ways to reach potential customers.
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!