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Outgoing chairman reflects on his year at the helm of NACS

ALTOONA, Pa. -- Joe Sheetz, descendant of a 111-year-old family business, looks back at his yearlong chairmanship of NACS as a cherished rite of passage—an opportunity to give back to an industry that has supported him and his loved ones for four generations. The president of Altoona, Pa.-based...


Agency focused on sales and marketing practices

SAN FRANCISCO -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conducted an unannounced on-site inspection of the headquarters of electronic-cigarette manufacturer Juul Labs at the end of September, focusing its inquiry on the company’s sales and marketing practices, the agency told CSP Daily News ...

New CSP/GasBuddy survey reveals the key motivators for women, men and 18- to 34-year-olds

BOSTON -- One in four visits: That’s how often most customers go into the c-store when fueling up their vehicle. This figure, from CSP’s latest survey of fuel consumers conducted in partnership with GasBuddy, is likely not surprising to most retailers. And yet it’s a figure that...

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