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How E15 offers retailers flexibility amid the volatile fuel market
Fluctuations in product costs and availability, as well as fluctuating levels in demand from consumers, have necessitated agility in every section of the convenience store—and the forecourt is no exce...
Environmental Benefits, Price Advantage Drive E15 Sales Nationwide
There are a number of reasons selling E15 - a 15% ethanol blend - is as good for the environment as it is for convenience store retailers’ bottom lines: Plant-based biofuels like ethanol are renewable, and they burn cleaner than fossil fuels.
In recent months, Unleaded 88 (E15) has beaten the odds of a difficult fuel market. While Unleaded 88 has seen substantial growth during the last couple of years—increasing from 500 sites selling the fuel in 2017 to nearly 2,300 sites today—sales have continued to expand even amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, in 2020 alone, we’ve seen a 10% increase in retailers offering Unleaded 88.