If you're a c-store management professional interested in maintaining a competitive business five, ten, or even 20 years from now, it's time to pull out your proverbial crystal ball and peer into the future of the American retail landscape.

Report: How C-stores can stay ahead of the competition

If you're a c-store management professional interested in maintaining a competitive business five,…


Foods that were once considered exotic  - and even a little bit intimidating - are now staples of diets across the U.S.

Stay on top of culinary trends by offering international flavors

Foods that were once considered exotic - and even a little bit intimidating - are now staples of…


If you're a c-store management professional interested in staying ahead of the competition, it's important to start at square one.

Change C-store layout to remain competitive, reduce theft

If you're a c-store management professional interested in staying ahead of the competition, it's…


According to Robert McNally, a former White House advisor on energy who spoke with the Times, the OPEC of the modern age isn't what it used to be.

Foreign oil producers suffer from declining influence

According to Robert McNally, a former White House advisor on energy who spoke with the Times, the…


Some stores are now taking a page out of the C-store playbook, building smaller locations with a focus on convenience.

More retailers experimenting with C-store layout

Some stores are now taking a page out of the C-store playbook, building smaller locations with a…


U.S. oil drillers, and shale oil extraction firms in particular have become a persistent thorn in the side of OPEC and Russia, as they have continued to increase output through ruthless cost-cutting.

Saudi-Russian agreement confirms OPEC cut extension

U.S. oil drillers, and shale oil extraction firms in particular have become a persistent thorn in…


New offshore projects may be coming to the West Coast.

Oil drilling may begin off West Coast

New offshore projects may be coming to the West Coast. Contract rights for offshore oil drilling…


At least a few Wall Street analysts have reason to believe the commodity could exceed the somewhat symbolic $60 per barrel threshold by the end of 2017.

Oil could top $60 by year end

At least a few Wall Street analysts have reason to believe the commodity could exceed the somewhat…


Refiners are increasingly optimistic that gasoline sales will outperform 2016 numbers.

Fresh hopes for summer gas sales

Refiners are increasingly optimistic that gasoline sales will outperform 2016 numbers. Warmer…


Oil prices slide again globally.

Anticipated oil market rally remains elusive

Oil prices slide again globally. As the stock market opened on a relatively bright note to start…


OPEC's effort appears to have made a noticeable dent in the supply glut that had been driving crude oil prices lower in recent years.

Is the oil market approaching equilibrium?

OPEC's effort appears to have made a noticeable dent in the supply glut that had been driving crude…


Food sales drove C-store revenue growth in 2016.

C-store sales hit new highs in 2016

Food sales drove C-store revenue growth in 2016. The most recent data on U.S. convenience store…