When it comes to running a convenience store, crafting an appealing visual merchandising strategy should be high up on your to-do list. In-store visuals and presentation serve many important functions, including guiding shoppers to the right places and driving sales. That’s why it’s essential to continuously improve your visual merchandising practices. To help you accomplish … Continue reading Visual Merchandising for Convenience Stores: 5 Great Tips to Try
Did you know that the US has more than 150,000 convenience stores accounting for 80% of total motor fuels sold across the country? In such a fiercely competitive industry, staying competitive and profitable remains a huge challenge for c-store owners. This guide discusses a handful of practical ways to enhance the c-store experience and boost … Continue reading 12 Ways to Put the “Convenience” Back in Convenience Stores
Through our business and research, we have come across a number of high-level facts and statistics about the convenience (c-store) industry, its direction and emerging trends. We thought they would be of interest to our customers and readers. There are lots of convenience stores! Convenience stores continue to have steady growth as an industry, doubling … Continue reading Convenience Store Industry, Emerging Trends and Interesting Facts
Use this sample Washroom Inspection Checklist to create or update your washroom inspection program across your retail locations. For convenience stores and restaurants, having customers answer nature’s call is an often neglected yet important part of the customer experience. A visit to your store’s washrooms can determine whether a customer ever returns to this store … Continue reading Washroom Inspection Checklist
Convenience stores make up 33.9% of all retail outlets in the U.S. Here are convenience store trends impacting sales across the industry.