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Podcast: A Retailer’s Experience Opening His 1st Store

The story behind Abbott’s Travel Center

ABBOTT, Texas — When independent retailer Numan Dharani opened Abbott’s Travel Center in Abbott, Texas, in September, he purposely aimed to offer “items not typically offered at convenience.”

The result is a large store that takes advantage of its location and a collection of products intended to keep customers engaged and interested in coming back.

In this episode of “At Your Convenience,” CSP Content Director Steve Holtz talks to Dharani, one of CSP’s 2022 Indie Influencers, about how he was drawn into convenience retailing, his experience opening his first store and what’s next.

“At Your Convenience” brings industry experts and analysts together with CSP editors to discuss the latest in c-store news and trends. From mergers and acquisitions to foodservice and technology, the podcast delivers the story straight to listeners in short-format episodes, perfect for the morning commute or a quick break at the office.

Click here to hear more “At Your Convenience” podcasts.

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