“Our surveys over the past two years show that gas prices clearly play a major role in consumer sentiment about the economy,” says NACS’ vice president of strategic initiatives. Declining gas prices may increase holiday spending this year—especially among men and those ages 18-34, according to a new national survey measuring consumer optimism. For the
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Local CITGO marketer ‘Fueling Good’ for Ronald McDonald House. From Nov. 7 through Nov. 9, local CITGO Marketer Daigle Oil Co. and CITGO Petroleum Corp. celebrated the grand re-opening of Daigle Oil Co.’s full-service DOC’s Place CITGO on Stillwater Ave. while giving back to local charitable organization the Ronald McDonald House of Bangor, Maine. The
“We are very excited to be extending our partnership with VP Racing Fuels,” says general manager of New Smyrna Speedway. Officials at New Smyrna Speedway announced a two-year agreement extending VP Racing Fuels as the track’s Official Fuel Supplier through 2016. Under the agreement, VP will be the track’s exclusive supplier of race fuels with
The 2015 NATO Board of Director election results have been finalized and the following individuals were elected to a two-year term: Retail Board Members Elected: Mary Szarmach (The Cigarette Store Corp./Smoker Friendly), Phil Metzinger (Brookshire Bros.), Bob Roberts (Smoke’em, Inc.), Bob Sanft (Xtramart Stores), Tony Stapleton (7-Eleven,Inc.), and Stacie Tonniges (Casey’s General Stores). Wholesale Board
By: Matteo Ciarapica, Global Solution Marketing Leader, Wayne Fueling Systems We live in the era of technology ecosystems, a term we use to describe the complex system of interdependent components that work together to enable cloud services. Purchase an iPhone, for example, and you’re connected to the entire Apple ecosystem, including operating systems, apps, Microsoft
Learn about Vapin Plus’ new products and see how your electronic tobacco sales will surge by partnering with one of the most recognizable and quality brands in the market.
Inter-Continental Cigar Corp Manufacturer of Al Capone premium cigarillos, the #1 cigarillo in the United States. All of which are hand-rolled with natural leaf wappers in Honduras. Al Capone is ranked in the Top 13 brands in the C-Store Channel and as a Top 4 brand in consumer awareness for cigar and cigarillo brands. This
Help boosts your sales by converting your stores lighting to LED Cleanlife, a total solution provider of lighting for the convenience industry offers LED replacement tube (frosted and semi-clear) for indoor and outdoor lighting. From signs, coolers, forecourt and general lighting they have you covered. For more information visit www.cleanlifeled.com
Core-Mark has over 40 unique marketing programs to fit your needs. See how their Supply Chain Solutions, Fresh Foodservice Programs and customized solutions can help you improve efficiencies in your operation.
Check out our exciting new products from the world leader in LED Displays. New product offering more flexibility to promote fuel pricing and payment options and electronic message centers to help you drive customers into your stores, up sell and promote LTO’s are highlighted.
Veterans who are also truck drivers get free meals on Veterans Day. TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), operator of TA and Petro Stopping Centers branded travel centers, invites all truck drivers who are also veterans of the U.S. armed services to enjoy a complimentary meal on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at any participating
Del Monte presents many new products this year including their new grab & go line of fresh Del Monte fruit cups with some new concepts coordinated with Jif brand peanut butter, a new line of fresh condiment items, new side salads including protein inspired options, and their new Pure Juice using completely fresh varities with
Looking to update your reach in coolers and ice makers? Three commercial series refrigerators; 48” sandwich Mega Top Prep Tables, 27” Prep Table, Single section glass door refrigerator which comes with a three year parts and labor warranty and a five year compressor warranty, #1 in the industry. Two ice machines also available Cubed ice
Launching a new cheese bread and marinara dipping sauce at this year’s show, which will complement our successful launch of last years Hunt Brothers Pizza Shops and the success c-store retailers are having. For the seventh year running, Hunt Brothers has been named Convenience Store Decisions Brand Preference winner. For more information please visit us
In addition to classic chicken and chicken tenders staples, Krispy Krunchy Chicken has announced the addition of fish and shrimp to their offerings. Adding these new offerings to Krispy Krunchy Chicken’s breakfast program of biscuits, breakfast empanadas, and sausage & biscuit sandwiches can help propel c-store retailer’s foodservice programs to new heights. Watch now and
You can review 17 “no sale” transactions in seconds! Loss prevention doesn’t have to take hours! Hour long audit process streamlined to minutes utilizing Gulfcoast’s patent pending Image Auditing tools. Image Auditor turns traditional methods, which can take 5-10 minutes per transaction, into an efficient tool for retailers that delivers “no sales” to your computer
Two new blended ice machines being offered. Blend In A Cup machine fills manually, shaved and dispensed in the cup allowing retailers to easily expand into the popular blended frozen drink category. Secondly, the Ice On Board machine has a built in icemaker producing 450 lbs of ice in a 24-hour period. Ideal for a
Take a tour of McCain Foods to see exciting foodservice solutions across breakfast lunch potato sides and appetizers for the PM Snacking daypart. The tour includes some great featured products and grab and go packaging options.
The #1 snack in America continues its legacy of great selling snack cakes with new muffins, danishes, and donuts. Little Debbie offers c-store retailers margins of 40% or more on their products. Little Debbie also offers a guarantee of no stales and no shrinkage on their products backed by the only brand with nation wide
RYKO Solutions has several new products the help you drive revenue while adding a sparkling clean finish to your customer’s vehicle. See how these solutions will increase your bottom line.
Opens 25 new stores year-to-date. CST Brands Inc., one of the largest independent retailers of motor fuels and convenience merchandise in North America, reported financial results for the third quarter ended Sept.30, 2014. Three Months Results For the three-month period ended Sept. 30, 2014, the company reported net income of $63 million, or $0.83 per
For 2015, White Owl will continue to offer retailers both our 2 for 99 and Save on 2 price points across 13 flavors. For GAME cigarillo’s, one of the fastest growing cigar brands in the fastest growing segment; natural leaf will offer the same price points. Both brands will offer LTO’s in the 4th quarter
Tennant Company mechanized solutions show you how to keep your floors clean, bright, and safe across all your c-stores with a combination of our quality floor scrubbers and deep retail expertise
Sriracha + Hot Sauces + Salsa, look no further than TW GARNER AND TEXAS PETE. New “CHA” Sriracha Sauce available in 18 0z, 24 oz and portion control pack size as well. Take advantage of one of the hottest flavor trends both for retail shelves and Back of the House usage. Multiple uses in applications
Around since 1921, White Castle is launching a several new products and announcing penetration into the Canadian market. Your customers will love the new Jalapeño Cheeseburger, nice added kick to the famous original White Castle Cheeseburger. White Castle burgers are made from 100% beef. Another new launch for White Castle, the Chicken Breast Filet is