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2022 Outlook Survey

Labor, fees and fuel are the primary issues facing convenience stores as the new year approaches, retailers said in CSP’s latest Outlook Survey. A whopping 92% said they are still struggling to hire people. Still 69% of those surveyed anticipate 2022 total sales will be much higher or somewhat higher compared with 2021. Here's how retailers feel about business conditions, fuel, labor and more.

Conducted Aug. 15-Sept. 2, CSP’s 2022 Outlook Survey garnered 324 responses from readers.

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