loyalty communications, customer engagement

4 Tips to Help C-Stores Maximize Customer Engagement

Loyalty program communications are a direct pipeline to a convenience retailer’s highest value…


Here’s Why C-Store Dollar Sales Growth Came to a Standstill in February

Weekday trip gains were all but wiped out last month. It was just this January that c-stores…


Pak-A-Sak: A PDI Software Case Study

Executive Summary When the first Pak-A-Sak in Texas was opened by Dale and Joyce McKee in 1978,…


3 Retail Fuel Pricing Tips for Surviving Low Gas Demand

Recently, an industry article noted that the average price of unleaded fuel in 2020 was the lowest…


Cybersecurity-Related Financial Risk as a Board Imperative

Businesses are increasingly looking at cybersecurity in terms of financial risk. Over the last few…


Electric vehicle EV

Seven Retail Disruptors You Need to Keep an Eye On

One of seven recent disruptors in convenience retail, the EV market is growing faster than ever.…


Year-End Trends in International Retail

Credit cards that were once seen as an evolution in transaction management are now chip-based,…


Don’t Let Shrink ‘Shrink’ Your Lottery Profits

What steps are you taking to protect your lottery from shrink? It’s a well-known fact that lottery…


Man at pump fueling tan car at c-store.

Importance of Fuel Inventory Reconciliation: A Lesson in Loss Prevention

Don’t fall captive to shrink – take the time to protect your fuel inventory today. Many convenience…


The Importance of Data-Driven Insights in Your Fuel Pricing Strategy

Make sure you’re setting the right fuel price for your c-store. Don’t lose your customers to the…


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Convenience Store Trends in 2018, and a Nod to 2019

As 2018 comes to a close, let’s take a look at the trends that made an impact in the market.…


The Technology That Could Finally Defeat Fuel Pump Skimmers

Point-to-point encryption (P2PE) technology is a key part of reducing fuel pump skimmer threats.…