Marketing Strategies

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6,000-square-foot stores designed to give consumers "more"

ATLANTA -- RaceTrac Petroleum Inc. has ambitious new-construction plans for the coming year, mostly centered around a new retail store design, sources in the company told CSP Daily News recently. An unspecified number of those new sites will come in the form of the chain's new 6,000-square-foot...

Mitch Morrison (left), Steve Kimmes

Kum & Go honored for ambitious, green store design

WEST DES MOINES , Iowa -- Take a look at the newest Kum & Go store format, and you'll notice more--more cooler doors, more floor space, more earth-friendly touches and more opportunities to win customer loyalty. Unveiled at 20 sites, with plans to build 20 to 25 new locations each year, the new...

Mitch Morrison (left), Christi Frizzell, Grant Heminger

Speedway honored for executing its Speedy Rewards program at high level

FAIRBORN , Ohio -- Great store design, remarkable community involvement and a great consumer experience--these are the three primary attributes honored in CSP's annual Convenience Retailing Awards. But really what drives the award winners is passion for providing a superior retail experience to...

Discount deals may be nice, but they don't necessarily generate repeat business.
22% of consumers who "liked" gas brand, c-store chain are frequent/loyal customers: NPD.
Survey respondents say PEVs too expensive, don't have enough range, technology not proven.
Discount retailer expanding to California, Massachusetts
Alleges 488 instances of excessive pricing following Hurricane Irene
Includes team-ups with NFL, NASCAR, Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Race Series.
Retail gasoline price decline probably ending, says Lundberg