In the past year, at least three on-demand-fueling startups have emerged, promising consumers the convenience of a gasoline fill-up where and when they want it. Each one, enabled by a smartphone app, aims to make the weekly trip to the local gas station a choice rather than a necessity.
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!